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September 17, 2018

Eucharistic Miracle of Morne-Rouge Caribbean Island Martinique, 1902

On May 8, 1902, Ascension Day, the Mount Pelée volcano started erupting lava and ashes. The inhabitants of Morne-Rouge, strongly devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, immediately hurried to their parish church to ask Our Lady of Deliverance to…
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The criminal whose prayer moved Mary's statue to hold him tight, saving him from execution
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September 7, 2018

The criminal whose prayer moved Mary’s statue to hold him tight, saving him from execution

The youth stooped to kiss her feet, and Mary extended her arm from that statue, took him by the hand and held him so strongly that no power could move him. Father Razzi, of the order of Camaldoli, relates that…
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The Saint who once made a written deal with the Devil
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September 6, 2018

The Saint who once made a written deal with the Devil

Eutychian, Patriarch of Constantinople, relates the following well-known story of Theophilus. The Patriarch was an eye-witness of the fact which we here relate, and which is confirmed by St. Peter Damian, St. Bernard, St.Bonaventure, St. Antoninus, and others. Theophilus was…
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September 6, 2018

The noble who bargained with Satan for riches but couldn’t give up Mary

It is related by Belluacensis and Cesarius, that a noble youth having lost by his vices the wealth left him by his father, became so poor that he was obliged to beg. He quitted his native land, that he might…
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She wanted the Eucharist for sourcery, but Jesus showed himself instead - Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem
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September 5, 2018

She wanted the Eucharist for sourcery, but Jesus showed himself instead – Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem

The story of the miracle centers on an early-13th-century woman with an unfaithful husband. Desperate to regain his faithfulness and save her marriage, she consulted a sorceress. The sorceress said she would cure the husband's infidelity for the price of…
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A struggle with God, a picture of Mary: the story of the conversion of Mary of Egypt and her devotion
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September 5, 2018

St Mary of Egypt: a sinner who wept, prayed and was surrounded with light in death

In the celebrated history of St. Mary of Egypt, which we find in the first volume of the Lives of the Fathers, we read that at twelve years of age she fled from her parents, and went to Alexandria, where…
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Jesus and Mary grant a murderer help and forgiveness from heaven then Mary prepares him for a holy death
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September 5, 2018

Jesus and Mary grant a murderer help and forgiveness from heaven then Mary prepares him for a holy death

Jesus and Mary never abandon their children, they come through for all who genuinely seek God with all their hearts, no matter how far away they stray! It is narrated by Belluacensis that in Ridolio, a city of England, in…
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How a convert encountered the Virgin Mary and later died in the company of Angels
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September 5, 2018

How a convert encountered the Virgin Mary and later died in the company of Angels

In the history of the foundations of the Company of Jesus, in the kingdom of Naples, is related the following story of a noble youth of Scotland, named William Elphinstone. He was a relation of King James. Born a heretic, he followed…
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