Veneration: The Basilica in Higuey is the site of great pilgrimages by worshippers of Our Lady of Altagracia, who come yearly on January 21, her feast day, to the shrine in search of physical health as well as spiritual well-being. Because of the aggressiveness of the Indians Columbus and most of the troops decided to leave. There seems to be two dates for this feast on different websites. She is one of seven, and her parents have more than 10 siblings each. The feast day is marked by services, all-night vigils, singing, dancing, and festivals in many of the towns. The frame which holds the painting is probably the most refined example of Dominican gold work.
Día de la Altagracia
Dominican Republic Religious Beliefs and Patron Saints
Due to its age, centuries of handling by the faithful, and exposure to candle smoke, it was in sad shape, and was restored in He finally returned it to the church and it is now on display in the Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia. At day break the old man had disappeared. They gave the old man a place to stay for the night…. It is 13 inches 33 centimeters wide by 18 inches 45 centimeters high, and is painted on cloth.
How Our Lady of Altagracia became the (unofficial) patroness of the Dominican Republic
Father James Martin: Some advice for starting at a Jesuit college. Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. The frame is made from Dominican gold and inlaid with fine enamels, precious stones and jewels. Due to its age, centuries of handling by the faithful, and exposure to candle smoke, it was in sad shape, and was restored in
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