Living the Faith as a Family: Our Lady’s Guide

The Blessed Mother told the three children that while the current war would end, “If [people] do not stop offending God, another and worse war will break out in the reign of Pius XI. When you see a night illumined by an unknown light, know that it is the great sign that God gives you, that He is going to punish the world for its crimes by means of war, hunger, persecution of the Church and of the Holy Father.”…

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Some of us have been in parishes where a copy of the miraculous picture of Our Lady of Perpetual Help hangs and where the parish members join in a weekly novena to the Blessed Mother under this title. Some of us, as we visit an unfamiliar church, find on a wall a copy of the miraculous picture, whose history is miraculous as well…

Our Lady of Lourdes

On February 11, 1858, the Blessed Mother appeared to Bernadette Soubirous in Lourdes, France, when Bernadette was only fourteen years old. The “lady” appeared to be only about sixteen, wearing a white veil and a white gown with a blue sash. She carried a large rosary with white beads on a golden chain. She had a golden rose on each of her bare feet. The Blessed Mother appeared to Bernadette eighteen times…

Our Lady of Good Remedy

The Blessed Virgin Mary, under the title of Our Lady of Good Remedy, is honored by the Church on October 8…

Our Lady of La Salette

On September 19, the Catholic Church celebrates the apparition of the Blessed Mother when she appeared to two children in La Salette, France, in 1846. This apparition and the message are practically unknown in our country, likely because of the amazing miracles in relation to the apparitions of Fatima in Portugal and of Lourdes in France…

Our Lady of Lourdes

The Blessed Mother appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858 in Lourdes, France, a little over 150 years ago. Her message was to encourage prayer, especially saying the daily Rosary. However, her appearance at Lourdes had another purpose, to confirm in a supernatural way the new dogma of the Immaculate Conception. This dogma was proclaimed four years earlier by Pope Pius IX, but was a traditional belief of the Catholic faithful…

Our Lady of Fatima

We Catholics think of May as Mary’s month, the month we decorate our May altars and rededicate ourselves to saying the daily Rosary. For many of us, May is the month we recall the wonderful apparitions of the Blessed Mother to the three children, Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco, in the year 1917 in Fatima, a village north of Lisbon, Portugal. The most fantastic miracle was the “dancing” of the sun, seen by thousands of people. There were three other visions in the sky at the sixth apparition which many saw, and there were many cures and healings.

Our Lady of Lourdes

We celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on February 11th. The shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes is likely one of the most visited shrines on earth. At the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, countless numbers of people have been healed with the water from the miraculous spring. People suffering from physical ailments as well as spiritual maladies have testified to their cures.

Our Lady of Lourdes

The wonderful feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes is celebrated on February 11, the day in 1858 when the Blessed Mother made her first appearance to St. Bernadette in a small grotto in Lourdes, France.

Our Lady of Good Help

On December 8, 2010, at the Mass of the Immaculate Conception, Bishop David Ricken of the Diocese of Green Bay announced a Decree on the Authenticity of the Apparitions of 1859 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in the Diocese of Green Bay.