Home » Other Articles

Horaicioara Monastery and the Spring of Holy Virgin – Cristian VIDRASCU photography

14 October 2020 No Comment


Horăicioara Monastery is located at an altitude of 900m in a picturesque natural environment, nearby Horaiţa Monastery. Not only is the place wonderful -a real oasis of peace and quiet- but is also believed to be a place where miracles happen. The monks and villagers say that nearby the convent there is a spring with healing water. They also say that a lot of people have been miraculously cured by drinking the water, over time.

The legend tells that a long time ago the monks prayed to Virgin Mary for a source of water and their prayers had been answered. A spring with pure water appeared no more than fifty feet from the convent`s church. The monks and the locals remember that one day, in 1877, a very sick woman had a revelation of Virgin Mary who  said to her: “Wherever you would find me, you will be healed, after drinking from my spring.” Therefore, after having searched for the Holy Icon and water in all the well-known monasteries in Neamţ county, the woman finally arrived at Horăicioara Monastery. As soon as she drank from the miraculous water and washed her face, she felt like she was recovering. It is said that the wonders have been occurring at Horăicioara ever since, especially after 1990, when another woman regained her sight, after washing her face with the miraculous water.

See the accommodation possibilities from Neamt County

Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.