CORONATION OF OROPA
The first Coronation of the Madonna of Oropa is dated 1620. Following the escape from plague, as a gesture of gratitude, in 1599, the Ancient Basilica of Oropa was erected. The first Coronation took place in 1620, followed by others every hundred years until the fifth Coronation, which took place on 29 August 2021. The centenary Holy Rite is a gesture of faith, veneration and gratitude towards the Blessed Virgin of Oropa.