Sunday, July 16, 2017

Madonna del Carmine

Madonna del Carmine (Palmi, Reggio Calabria, Italy) , 1896 - November 16, July 16

The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a religious event held annually in civil and Palmi , July 16 (an event dedicated to the Madonna del Carmine ) and November 16 (the anniversary of the miracle of the earthquake of 1894 ). The two festivals, cel...

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Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Rute, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain)

Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Rute, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain) , 17th cent. - July 16, February 13

By order of Pope Pius XI, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel was proclaimed patron of the town of Rute in southern Spain on February 13, 1924. Her beloved image goes back to the late 1600s, when Luisa Roldán (La Roldana) of Seville carved the head and hands. Ma...

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Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Aylesford, England

Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Aylesford, England , 1251 - July 16

On July 16, 1251, the prior general of the order, St. Simon Stock, 86, received a visitation of the Virgin while at prayer at a monastery in Cambridge, England; and that giving him a scapular, she said, "Receive, my beloved son, this habit of thy Ord...

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Muttergottes von Ziteil (Our Lady of Ziteil), Oberhalbstein, Graubünden, Switzerland

Muttergottes von Ziteil (Our Lady of Ziteil), Oberhalbstein, Graubünden, Switzerland , 1580 - July 16

Mary appeared to a girl eighteen gathering firewood and said, "Go to the people of Oberhalbstein tell them that the Lord can not stand it much longer. People should try to improve and become more devout and good, otherwise they must expect the punish...

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Beata Vergine delle Grazie di Boccadirio (Blessed Virgin of the Graces), Castiglione dei Pepoli, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Beata Vergine delle Grazie di Boccadirio (Blessed Virgin of the Graces), Castiglione dei Pepoli, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy , 1480 - July 16

Two children Baragazza, named Donato Nutini and Cornelia Vangelisti, were in Boccadirio tending the sheep. While waiting at the pasture, sometimes they gathered in prayer. During one of these moments, the Madonna, all wrapped in white, appeared to th...

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Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Westrozebeke (Our Lady of Westrozebeke), Staden, West Flanders, Belgium

Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Westrozebeke (Our Lady of Westrozebeke), Staden, West Flanders, Belgium , 1382 - Third Sunday of July, November 26

On November 26, 1382, opposing armies camped around the village of Westrozebeke: rebels recently victorious in Ghent vs. Louis II, King of Flanders and French troops brought in to help him. Area residents congregated at a forest chapel to beg the Vir...

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Virgen del Mar, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Virgen del Mar, Puntarenas, Costa Rica , 1913 - First Sunday before Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Aylesford, England

In 1913, news came to the young port of Puntarenas that a pearl fishing boat, the Galileo, was wrecked in a storm with all its crew on board. The ship's owner, Panamanian Don Hermenegildo Cruz Ayala, went to the parish church in Puntarenas and, with ...

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Notre-Dame-de-Celles (Celles, Ariège, Midi-Pyrénées, France)

Notre-Dame-de-Celles (Celles, Ariège, Midi-Pyrénées, France) , 1686 - Third Sunday of July, May 28

n 1686, a curious happening shook up the village of Celles in the region of Ariege, near Foix: four women violently beat a priest. The priest took the case to court and obtained justice. On May 28, 1686, between eight and nine o'clock in the morning,...

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