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St. Caterine Laboure and the Miraculous Medal
     

St. Caterine Laboure and the Miraculous Medal

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by Alma Powers Waters, James Fox (Illustrator)
 

For more than a hundred and fifty years the Miraculous Medal has been known and worn by Catholics throughout the world. It has been used and promoted by great saints and Popes as a most powerful sacramental. Less well known is the story of the French Sister to whom the Blessed Virgin manifested the Medal in 1830.

This Vision Book for 9 - 16 year olds tells the

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For more than a hundred and fifty years the Miraculous Medal has been known and worn by Catholics throughout the world. It has been used and promoted by great saints and Popes as a most powerful sacramental. Less well known is the story of the French Sister to whom the Blessed Virgin manifested the Medal in 1830.

This Vision Book for 9 - 16 year olds tells the story of Catherine Labouré, a Burgundy farm girl who, after a prophetic dream of St. Vincent de Paul, became a Sister of Charity in Paris and later in Enghien, where she cooked and mended and cared for the inmates of a home for elderly men. To this obscure Sister the Blessed Virgin appeared, made prophecies, and commissioned the making of the Medal which soon came to be known as "miraculous" because of the favors wrought. St. Catherine Labouré lived a life of prayer and service to the poor, and was canonized in 1947. Illustrated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898707656
Publisher:
Ignatius Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Vision Books
Pages:
140
Sales rank:
722,391
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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St. Caterine Laboure and the Miraculous Medal 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great writing by an author who has done va great deal of research.It is a real page turner