Friday, May 19, 2017

Virgen de la Peña de Francia, El Cabaco, Salamanca, Castilla y Leon, Spain

Virgen de la Peña de Francia, El Cabaco, Salamanca, Castilla y Leon, Spain , 1434 - May 19

The mile-high summit of Peña de Francia is not near the French border, as its name suggests, but deep in the highlands of central Spain. This had consequences for a young Franciscan tertiary named Simon Rolan, who in 1425 was studying in Paris when ...

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Madonna Addolorata / Sorrowful Madonna,(Cerreto Sorano, Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy)

Madonna Addolorata / Sorrowful Madonna,(Cerreto Sorano, Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy) , 1853 - May 19

May 19, 1853, in Cerreto, Italy, (Tuscany, Diocese of Pitigliano), at a place called "the casetta" Veronica Nucci, a shepherdess of about twelve, kept his flock together with John the Baptist, his brother seven years, when she saw before her a "beaut...

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