Sunday, November 28, 2010
Becoming a Thursday Catholic
Interesting...read article to see what this is about! :)
Today is the anniversary of the first visions of Our Lady at Beauraing, Belgium.
click to read article.
I always add in after my mystery (of the Rosary), "Our Lady of Beauraing, convert sinners, you promised us." as I read long ago when I read of Beauraing that she told them to pray that prayer. Anyone else out there pray that?
Today, the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is under the guardianship of the Diocese of Green Bay. And it remains what it was when the original wood Chapel was erected in 1861 on the site of Sister Adele’s vision: a reminder that the religious education of our youth is the foundation of a Christian home; and an edifice built to honor God, to trust in the amazing and real power of prayer, and to remind God’s people of the message they believe He sent through Mary to Adele Brise at that very spot in 1859.
This is the official link to the shrine. If you have not heard of it or Sr. Adele, there's the link to read it and perhaps visit it on a pilgrimage.
Most Catholics know that Our Lady appeared to St. Catherine Laboure and gave her the task of having the Miraculous Medal struck and distributed throughout the world.
What is not known however is that it took 46 years for this information to be known by her own superior. ...read more at link above...