Tag - miracles

Celebrating The Feasts of St Patrick & St Joseph

Editor writes... Every year we mark the Feast of St Patrick (17 March) - my patron saint - and the Feast of St Joseph (19 March).  This year, we're combining the two - don't ask :grin: First up, since he's first on the calendar, we pay tribute to St Patrick today. Enjoy the hymn and add...

11 February: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

From the website of the Franciscan Media On December 8, 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception in the apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus. A little more than three years later, on February 11, 1858, a young lady appeared to Bernadette Soubirous. This began a series of visions. During the apparition on March...

Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal – Please Pray For A Very Special Intention: A Real Miracle !

Editor writes... I am asking Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal for a very special miracle for a very good friend of mine who has just been diagnosed with cancer.  He is awaiting details of his treatment, and when I asked him if it would be OK to seek the prayers of bloggers, he was...

11 February, Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes: Learning From The Life of St Bernadette…

Comment:   Mysteriously, the video originally posted here, detailing information about St Bernadette is no longer available on YouTube.  My original comment began by quoting the revelation that she was was "always... patient..."  That's what jumped out at me in the original video - "Impatience" being my middle name.  Which virtue most impresses you about this lovely...

27/11: Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal – Pray for Church and World…

Comment:  There are lots of stories of miracles associated with the Miraculous Medal (hence the adjective!) but the one which follows is of special interest to me because it involves the well-known American priest, Fr John Hardon SJ, whose account of our Scottish martyr, St John Ogilvie is linked on the homepage of our website The...

3 September: Feast of St Pius X: Greatest Pope of 20 Century – “Miracle Saint”…

The light that shone in the Church during eleven years of pontificate was extinguished on August 20, 1914. Pope Pius X fell sick on the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady (Aug. 15) and received extreme unction and Holy Viaticum before dying. He was buried August 23, and his tomb immediately became the...

Ellen Organ aka Little Nellie of Holy God – A Future Saint of the Catholic Church?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap2rCqBdPUQ Comment:  I received an email today from a Glasgow reader, enthusing about the story of Ellen Organ, popularly known as "Little Nellie of Holy God".  I was intrigued, and decided to search for a video.  The above is the best I could find, not least because others are either far too  sentimentalized or a tad...

11 February: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes – Please Pray For Sick Reader…

A special plea for prayers as we prepare to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes... Paul, a  long-time reader and supporter of Catholic Truth, has just been diagnosed with cancer.  Paul is Scots, married, with a grown-up family. At this time, we do not know to what degree the cancer has progressed so...

11/2: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcs6WPjZi0k&t=11s Comment: We ask bloggers and readers to please pray for our friends and relatives who are suffering at this time; on this Feast, we remember especially supporters/readers of Catholic Truth who have asked us to remember them in our prayers. Our Lady of Lourdes, health of the sick,  pray for them. Feel free to add...

27 November: The Story of St Catherine Laboure & The Miraculous Medal…

Mother and Child The sound of the evening Angelus bells floated across the fields and vineyards of Burgundy. It was the second day of the month of May in the year of Our Lord 1806. In the little village of Fain-les-Moutiers a child of destiny was coming into the world, a tiny instrument of God,...