Sunday, October 18, 2020

Könnyezo Szuz Mária (Sajópálfala, Miskolci, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary)

Könnyezo Szuz Mária (Sajópálfala, Miskolci, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary) , 1717 - Third Sunday of October, February 16

During the Turkish occupation of the late 1600s, the town of Sajópálfala in northeastern Hungary was destroyed and deserted. Not long after Rusyn Greek Catholics resettled the area, the painting of the Madonna and Child in their village church pers...

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Virgen de los Milagros, Almaguer, Cauca, Colombia

Virgen de los Milagros, Almaguer, Cauca, Colombia , 1618 - October 18, March 31

In 2001, communist guerillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) brutally and repeatedly attacked many villages in the Colombian Andes. On March 31, they dynamited the Catholic church in Almaguer. When the townspeople sought sanctuar...

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