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Nossaduna dalla GlischThe altar and statue of Our Lady of the Light in Trun, Switzerland.In 1663 the population of Trun decided to build a chapel in honour of Mary on a hilltop. In the night of April 27 1663, the day after the first stone was laid, many people claimed to have seen a mysterious light shining upon the hill.The miracle of the light was seen as a sign from Mary that she approved of the plans to build her a chapel. Hence it was dedicated to Beata Virgo Lucis Montanae, the Blessed Virgin of the High Light. In German it is known as Maria Licht.Palm Sunday in the church

Nossaduna dalla Glisch

The altar and statue of Our Lady of the Light in Trun, Switzerland.

In 1663 the population of Trun decided to build a chapel in honour of Mary on a hilltop. In the night of April 27 1663, the day after the first stone was laid, many people claimed to have seen a mysterious light shining upon the hill.

The miracle of the light was seen as a sign from Mary that she approved of the plans to build her a chapel. Hence it was dedicated to Beata Virgo Lucis Montanae, the Blessed Virgin of the High Light. In German it is known as Maria Licht.

Palm Sunday in the church

posted at 11:58am on Saturday 19th November 2011 with 59 notes
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    Going back to church for the first time in years tomorrow morning. I miss staring at this perfect woman’s face.
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