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The most beautiful stories...
story0914-An act of consecration to Mary written in the blood of a martyr.
Father Matha, a missionary in China, had just administered the sacraments to a dying woman when he fell into the hands of a group of idolaters…
story0107-The Angelus at the beginning of a theatrical performance.
He who in due course professes his faith without human respect resembles a valiant warrior: this one is decorated, but this one will receive from God an infinite reward.
story0509 – History of the first shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary
The Virgin Mary appears to Saint James to encourage him in his apostolic ministry.
story0820-A touching prayer answered
The sight of the dangers she would have to face made her dread the hour of separation, and she begged the Lord to call her back to Himself if He foresaw that her virtue would make a sad shipwreck.
story0915-Excellence of the devotion to Our Lady of Seven Sorrows.
When he went in the morning to visit the holy image, he noticed that there were eight swords in the Heart of Mary instead of seven.
story0531 – The chapel of the Rosary, a safe haven in stormy weather.
Our Lady protects Her servants from all dangers of the soul and body.
story0825-The bouquet of Mary
Every evening, when the crew rested, a visit was made to the memory of his two Mothers. A prayer, a tear, would console the traveler, and he would fall asleep, rocked by the waves, quiet as before in his cradle.
story0916-A child of Mary flies joyfully to Heaven.
She was singing a hymn, when suddenly, stopping, she exclaimed, “Oh, how beautiful! I hear the voice of Mary my Mother calling me.”
story0801-The rescue of an officer
Desperate, therefore, as it often happens, to remedy the misfortunes of all kinds that fell upon him at the same time, he resolved to end a life that had become a burden to him…
story0826-The converted journalist
“How, Sir, did you see a real miracle?” stammered the journalist, who was beginning to take an interest in the conversation, in astonishment.
story0917-A young actress saved by the Blessed Virgin.
The Blessed Virgin was preparing a much more precious grace for her, that of rescuing her from the perils that surrounded her innocence.
story0802-The Virgin Mary preserves a child from the flames
The two bundles collapsed, half devoured by the flame, and the poor mother thought she saw her beloved child at the bottom of the furnace.
story0827-How merciful the Blessed Virgin Mary is.
At the age of thirty-two, an affair brought him to Paris, and there he saw himself humiliated in his two dearest passions, pride and libertinism.
story0920-Our Lady of La Salette, “Reconciler of sinners”
O Our Lady of La Salette, Reconciler of sinners! Good Mother, wouldn’t you like to make a remedy for his soul?
story0803-Trust of Blessed Alphonsus Salmeron
Oh, how sweet it is to die, when one has loved Mary from his tenderest youth!
His ideas underwent the most bizarre reversal; he abandoned all pious practice and armed himself with a cynicism that despaired of all those who had a sincere interest in him.
story0922-A worker seduced by the Mother of God
“I had always heard that Mary was the Refuge of the unfortunate, the Comforter of the afflicted. I began to pray to Her, and with all the ardor of which I was capable…”
story0804-Mary’s gentle reproach
If I am beautiful, why do you want to abandon Me for another wife?” She said to him; “don’t I have enough attractions for you?
story0830-The assassin of Cardinal Antonelli
The brigand swooped down on him and was about to pierce him with his murderous weapon; but the cardinal, protected by Heaven, pushed aside the fatal steel and called for help…
story0924-Conversion of young Arabs.
The news of their conversion made a stir; their father came, all boiling with anger, to rebuke them and force them to deny their new faith; but the firmness of the young Christians remained unshakeable, it triumphed over pressure, tenderness and threats alike.
story0807-The devil painted from life
The pious painter had represented at the feet of the powerful Virgin Mary, the hideous image of Satan, whose head She was crushing.
story0831-Punishment and forgiveness
But though I ask God to heal me, though I hope for it from His mercy, I must not complain, I do not complain. This wound has been a remedy for many souls, especially for mine.
story0925-Pilgrimage of Father de Géramb to Our Lady of the Guard.
Sailors and passengers, we thought we were lost; I read on all the faces the apprehension of an imminent, inevitable catastrophe, and I shared the common anxiety.
story0808-Madame Rivier’s recourse to Mary
Still a small child when she already loved to spend whole hours at the feet of her Patroness.
story0901-Mary helps the missionaries in danger.
The waters were so high that, more than once, we were almost swallowed up in chasms…