Published March 1, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
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On Novem Mary appeared to give Catherine her mission. She saw Mary standing on a globe, with rays of light flooding from her hands. Later Catherine gave this account of the vision: While I contemplated her, the Blessed Virgin lowered her eyes and looked upon : () St. Catherine Labouré St. Catherine’s story of devotion and obedience to Our Lady inspires and enriches the lives of others. The saint who touched our Blessed Mother. St. Catherine Labouré was born on May 2, , in a quaint village in Burgundy, France. In , Catherine felt a spiritual conviction that she would die before the end of the year. Mary Immaculate gave Catherine leave to speak, to break the silence of forty-six years. To her Sister Superior, Catherine revealed the fact that she was the sister to whom the Blessed Mother appeared. The year on the Miraculous Medal is the year the Blessed Mother gave the design of the Miraculous Medal to St. Catherine. The reference to “Mary conceived without sin” supports the dogma of the Immaculate Conception of Mary — referring to Mary being sinless, “full of grace,” and “blessed among women” (Lk. ).
On J (the eve of the feast of Saint Vincent, at that time) Catherine prayed that, through his intercession, her desire to see the Blessed Virgin Mary would be fulfilled. Previously, at the death of her mother when Catherine was a child, she asked Mary to be her mother. At eleven-thirty that night, Catherine heard someone call her name. St. Catherine’s Vision. Catherine was a nun at the convent of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul at Châtillon-sur-Seine in France. She was fast asleep one night when she was suddenly awoken by a luminous child. She got up and followed the child down the hall to the chapel where she saw an even more brilliant figure: the Blessed. O Lord Jesus Christ who for the accomplishment of Thy greatest works hast chosen the weak things of the world that no flesh may glory in Thy sight and who for a better and more widely diffused belief in the Immaculate Conception of Thy Mother hast wished that the Miraculous Medal be manifested to Saint Catherine Laboure grant, we beseech Thee. "Sister, it couldn't have happened!" declared the priest. "It was all a dream, like the other time." But Sister Catherine was sure she had truly seen Our Lady. And then Our Lady came again! Would the priest ever believe her--and would he ever have the Med.
Catherine Labouré, D.C.. (May 2, – Decem ) was a French nun who was a member of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul and is a Marian is believed to have relayed the request from the Blessed Virgin Mary to create the famous Miraculous Medal of Our Lady of Graces worn by millions of people around the world.. Labouré spent forty years caring for the. Saint Catherine Laboure Chaplet Prayers ***** On the Medal Pray. Saint Catherine Labouré, you were the chosen confidant of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She revealed to you her desire that her children wear the Miraculous Medal as a mark of their love for her and in honor of her Immaculate Conception. Intercede for us, that we may follow our. The year commemorates the year that the Blessed Mother appeared to St. Catherine Laboure. The Reverse Side - On the reverse side of the Miraculous Medal is a cross and the letter "M". The cross represents Christ's sacrifice for our salvation, while the bar under the cross stands for the Earth. Catherine knelt beside the Blessed Mother, rested her hands on Mary’s lap, and felt the Virgin’s arms around her. Mary said, “God wishes to charge you with a mission. You will be contradicted, but do not fear; you will have the grace.” On Novem , the Blessed Mother appeared to her again.