In 1949, a design competition for a common flag was convened in Strasbourg. Many sketches, 101 in total, were...
Everything started on July 18, 1830 in the chapel at Rue du Bac of the Daughters of Charity, when Mary appeared to Sister Catherine Labouré for the first time.
The website Aleteia reports that a woman from France has intervened in the war by sending “a shower of miraculous medals” throughout the war-torn country of Ukraine.
Just as Usain Bolt did in the previous Olympic Games, Hidilyn, from the Philipines, proudly shows her miraculous medal next to the gold medal she won in weightlifting. In 1830, in the chapel of Rue du Bac in Paris, the Virgin Mary appeared to the daughter of charity...
The Miraculous Medal is a material object that points to the spiritual... a visible reminder of invisible realities. The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to a young Daughter of Charity novice, Catherine Labouré, and gave her the design of the medal, in 1830. "When...
Based on a sermon by Jean Daniel Planchot, CM.
Short video “Mary is the Bridge” celebrating the 190th Anniversary of the Miraculous Medal (1830-2020).
Pilgrimage with Mary – On the 190th Anniversary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Mother to Saint Catherine Labouré
On Wednesday, November 11th, the Holy Father will bless the sacred image of the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in the Vatican on the occasion of the 190th anniversary of the apparitions to Saint Catherine Labouré.
“God is with us. This is the message of hope that we want to shout from the rooftops, that we want to beam over the airwaves, that we want to put on the front page of our publications and post on our social media accounts.”
Fr. Frank Sacks, CM, shares a reflection on the Three Apparitions of Mary to St. Catherine Labouré as depicted in the art of the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Philadelphia.
It is “not that Catherine Labouré was holy because she saw the Blessed Virgin; she was holy because she was faithful to the mission given her to do.”
The Central Association of the Miraculous Medal unveiled a thoroughly revised website. It is a major step forward in using digital media to spread devotion to Mary.