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Sunday, July 19, 2015

She had been hoping to see Our Lady - A Moment with Mary




* July 19 – 1st apparition of Mary to Saint Catherine LabourĂ© on the night of July 18, 1930 (Paris, France) in the Chapel of the Miraculous Medal in Paris * She had been hoping to see Our Lady ----- A Moment with Mary --

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July 19 – 1st apparition of Mary to Saint Catherine LabourĂ© on the night of July 18, 1930 (Paris, France) in the Chapel of the Miraculous Medal in Paris

She had been hoping to see Our Lady


In 1830, Catherine Labouré was a novice with the Sisters of Charity, founded by Saint Vincent de Paul, at the convent of the Rue du Bac in Paris. On July 18, 1930, the vigil of the feast of Saint Vincent, as she reported later, "I went to bed thinking that I would see Our Lady that night. I had been hoping to see her for so long!"

Indeed, the Blessed Virgin did come in person to visit Catherine that night. Awakened by an angel, the young novice was led to the chapel all lit up for the occasion—undoubtedly by other angels—and there in the middle of the night for nearly an hour and a half, the Virgin Mary instructed Catherine, who knelt at her feet with her hands resting on the Virgin's lap.

"My child, the Good Lord wants to charge you with a mission," Mary said. "Some misfortunes will befall France... But come to the foot of this altar. Here, graces will be poured out on all who ask for them with confidence."

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