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February 14th Blessed Nicholas Palea. Nicholas earned great fame as a preacher. On one occasion, when he was preaching in the cathedral of Brescia, two irreverent young men began disturbing the congregation and soon made such a commotion that Nicholas could not make himself heard. Nicholas left the cathedral to a neighboring hill and there called to the birds to come to listen to him. Like the birds in the similar story of Saint Francis, flocks of feathered creatures fluttered down at his…

The face of Our Lady? Seems accurate based on revelation to Blessed Mary of Agreda and Anne Catherine Emmerich.

Mary's World primitive religious folk art archival giclée print by Pennsylvania folk artist Rose Walton blessed mother holy virgin

Mary's World primitive religious folk art archival giclée print by Pennsylvania folk artist Rose Walton blessed mother holy virgin. $14.99, via Etsy.

Polish madonna. POLISH LEGEND HAS IT THAT THE BRIGHT WARMTH OF THE SUN MUST SMILE UPON THE EARTH ON SATURDAY, IF ONLY FOR A BRIEF MOMENT, IN REMEBRANCE OF CHRIST'S INFANCY WHEN ON THAT DAY MARY WOULD WASH IMMACULATELY CLEAN HIS SWADDLING CLOTHS SO THAT SUNDAY MIGHT FIND DELIGHT IN WITNESSING THE BABY GOD CLOTHED IN PURE FRESH SCENTED DRESS.