Saturday, September 15, 2018

Our Sorrowful Mother, Florence, Italy

Our Sorrowful Mother, Florence, Italy , 1233 - September 15

Seven men of the Florentine nobility were involved in the brotherhood of "Laude" to venerate the Holy Virgin Mary. On the day of the Feast of the Assumption, the Blessed Virgin appeared to them to urge them to make their lives even more holy and perf...

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Our Lady of La Leche, St. Augustine, Florida, USA

Our Lady of La Leche, St. Augustine, Florida, USA , 16th cent. - First Saturday after The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On September 8, 1565, Feast of the Nativity of Mary, Pedro Menendez de Aviles landed at St. Augustine, Florida, and claimed it for Spain. At the Mission of Nombre de Dios here, Spanish missionaries installed a statue of the nursing Madonna, Nuestra S...

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Nuestra Señora del Milagro (Our Lady of the Miracle), Salta, Salta, Argentina

Nuestra Señora del Milagro (Our Lady of the Miracle), Salta, Salta, Argentina , 1692 - September 15

On September 13, 1692, a terrible earthquake shook the city of Salta. The statue of the Immaculate Virgin fell from its niche over the main altar to the floor undamaged, in a position that seemed to convey blessing to city. The people decided to take...

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Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows , 1884 - September 15

The order of the Servants of Mary, founded in 1223 by seven young Florentine noblemen who wished to live as hermits, early developed a devotion to the Seven Sorrows of Mary. Their chaplet of the seven sorrows uses a rosary of seven groups of seven be...

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Our Lady of Sorrows (Castelpetroso, Italy)

Our Lady of Sorrows (Castelpetroso, Italy) , 1888 - March 22, September 15

Two women, Fabiana Cecchino (35) and Serafina Giovanna Valentino (33), had a vision of Mary first as the Pieta and later as Our Lady of Sorrows in a cave at Castelpetroso, Italy....

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Madonna del Colle (Our Lady of the Hill), Lenola (LT), Italy

Madonna del Colle (Our Lady of the Hill), Lenola (LT), Italy , 1602 - September 15

he Sanctuary of the Madonna del Colle in the land of Lenola sinks its historical roots to the early centuries of the Christian era, in the middle of the third century.   Belgian historian De Schepper, tells us that the Apostles Peter and Paul on t...

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Icon of the Mother of God of Kaluga, Tinkova, Russia

Icon of the Mother of God of Kaluga, Tinkova, Russia , 1748 - September 15

The Kaluga Icon of the Mother of God appeared in 1748 in the village of Tinkova, near Kaluga, at the home of the landowner Basil Kondratevich Khitrov. Two servants of Khitrov were cleaning out junk from the attic of his home. One of them, Eudokia, no...

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Nuestra Señora del Camino de León / Our Lady of the Way of Leon, Spain

Nuestra Señora del Camino de León / Our Lady of the Way of Leon, Spain , 1505 - July 2, October 5, September 15

One day- according to tradition, was a pastor of Velilla de la Reina, Alvar Simón on July 2, 1505, Feast of the Visitation of the Virgin, keeping livestock and "entertaining" with profound reflections, when he saw the spot where now stands the Chap...

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