As was expected, it was demolished by the Turks. He added that the miraculous fresco was to withdraw from Scutari to escape profanation, and would go to another country to continue there spilling their thanks. He immediately dispatched an army of 40, cavalry to re-capture Scanderbeg and destroy the Albanians. During Vespers of April 25, , feast of St Mark the Evangelist, the residents of Genazzano heard a beautiful melody coming from heaven. Scanderbeg, as in all victories, again gave thanks to the Blessed Virgin for her protection. It grieved her to see the deplorable state of the sacred premises of the attached ancient chapel, and she prayed fervently that they would be restored.
Apparitions, miracles, healings, artifacts, etc.
Madre del Buon Consiglio (Our Lady of Good Counsel), Genazzano, Roma, Latium, Italy
Indeed, processions of people traveled to venerate the miraculous image. Its unexpected appearance was considered by some to be a miracle, and thus the legend grew. The image was painted on a sheet of plaster so thin that it would have been impossible for any human hand to remove it without damage. Terruwe and Baars and point out the differences between grooming and healthy touch. It must be bitter-sweet to read the blog of their adventures. An icon that had been venerated there for centuries was, indeed, missing.
Chapter 9/26 – The Mother of Good Council of Genazzano and Albania | The Catholic Southern Front
Under the maternal direction of the Blessed Virgin, all three struggled and overcame all manner of obstacles and trials until the glorious completion of a common goal. In , the Augustinians took over the care of the Church. And thus it was until, in , a pious widow named Petruccia Noteria felt a special calling to do something about it. With the Pope himself thus expressing his devotion to the Augustinian Madonna, it was only natural that the Order should show its appreciation by greater devotion to the Mother of Good Counsel. In , the Islamic forces under Ortogrul invaded the Balkans and in the region was almost entirely under Ottoman rule. Virgin and Child, a known work of Anthony Vivarini see text above. George was victorious at Ujebartha, after overcoming a numerically superior enemy.
I n the medieval town of Genazzano, Italy, one finds the shrine of this Marian painting. Yes, I see them often at parks and in my neighborhood, etc. At the gates of Rome, the cloud vanished. The people looked up toward the towers of the churches and saw a white cloud that shone with a thousand luminous rays; it gradually neared the stupefied crowd to the sound of an exceptionally beautiful melody. Petruccia was a devout, rather well-to-do widow. The cloud descended on the church of the Mother of Good Counsel and poised over the wall of the unfinished chapel of Saint Biagio, which Petruccia had started.