Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Our Lady of Europe, Gibraltar

Our Lady of Europe, Gibraltar , 1492 - May 5

In thanksgiving for the reconquest of Spain by Christian forces in 1492, the Catholics of Gibraltar converted a mosque into the shrine of Nuestra Señora de Europa. Beneath a lighthouse tower, Our Lady presided over the Straits, its mariners, and the...

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Beata Vergine dell'Adorazione (Blessed Virgin of the Adoration), Fivizzano, Massa-Carrara, Tuscany, Italy

Beata Vergine dell'Adorazione (Blessed Virgin of the Adoration), Fivizzano, Massa-Carrara, Tuscany, Italy , 1596 - May 5

Fivizzano, a town on the border of Tuscany and of the province of Massa Carrara, lies on a fertile hill that descends the Tuscan Emilian Apennines on the national road to the Passo del Cerreto, at Reggio Emilia. Its origin dates back to a settlement ...

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