Thursday, May 18, 2017

Madonna dell'Alno (Our Lady of the White Poplar), Canzano, Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy

Madonna dell'Alno (Our Lady of the White Poplar), Canzano, Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy , 1480 - May 18

The church was founded as an oratory , in 1480 , as a result of the Marian apparition took place in May of the same year . According to tradition, the Virgin Mary appeared on the top of an alder , not far away, the farmer John Floro and expressed the...

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Unserer Lieben Frau auf dem Wesemlin, Lucerne, Switzerland

Unserer Lieben Frau auf dem Wesemlin, Lucerne, Switzerland , 1531 - May 18

During the night of Pentecost of 1513, the city councilor, Maurice von Mettenwyl, saw the Virgin Mary surrounded by a heavenly light and surrounded by arrows and the moon was at her feet. Mary appeared crowned and carrying the Child Jesus on her left...

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