April 27 – OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT


April 27 Our Lady of Montserrat Our Lady is venerated under the invocation of the Virgin of Montserrat or “Rosa d’abril” – because of the Virolai hymn sung to her – at the Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery in the Montserrat mountain in Catalonia, Spain. It is one of the black Madonnas of Europe, hence…

April 27: OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT. AV + text. Virolai hymn.


April 27: OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT Legend tells that in the year 880, on a Saturday night when the sun was going down over Montserrat, some boy shepherds saw a bright light coming down from the sky, accompanied by beautiful music. The following Saturday they returned with their parents. And the vision came to them…