Category Archives: Miracles and Apparitions
Category: Miracles and Apparitions
Catholic Online: Three-month-old Caitlin Dooley suffered from a life-threatening heart condition since the day she was born. Just when the Dooley family began to lose hope, St. Padre Pio stepped in. More here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Courageous Priest: A priest who saw heaven, hell, and purgatory The death experience of Father Jose Maniyangat Francais-Espanol Fr. Jose Maniyangat is currently the pastor of St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in Orange Park, Florida. Here is his personal testimony: Read the account here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
CNA: It’s a major miracle that you’ve probably never heard of. On Sunday, Oct. 3, 1847, more than 2,000 people in Ocotlán, Mexico saw a perfect image of Jesus Christ crucified that appeared in the sky for more than 30 minutes. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
The Eponymous Flower: (Paris) She was born deaf. This past May 11 shortly before 20:30 she took off her prosthesis and said to her mother: “I no longer need this. I hear now.” We’re talking about a little girl who was staying with her mother, her grandmother and her brother on pilgrimage in Lourdes. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Aleteia: The patriarch Jeremiah Al Amchiti was born in Amsheet, Lebanon, where he grew up and received education until God called him for his service in the religious life. In fact, he became a monk, and with the help of his brothers David and Joseph, he lived for a while as a hermit in Amsheet’s hermitages. Those hermitages included vast and high cellars and three … More →
ChurchPop: Though it’s not as well-known outside of South America, the Lord of Miracles (or Señor de los Milagros) image is a really big deal for Peruvian Catholics and inspires one of the largest religious processions in the world every year. This is its amazing, supernatural story. More here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Aleteia: Sometimes, yes, the supposed “bleeding host” will prove, upon examination, to be mere red bread mold. But sometimes, a “bleeding host” is put under the microscope and through the tests and it’s discovered to be human cardiac tissue. Read the rest here, scroll down to page bottom. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Aleteia: Gutierrez had lived with Arnold Chiari malformation since she was 13. Two years ago she lost vision in her left eye, and then in her right eye last year. Doctors inserted a shunt to try to relieve the pressure, but that failed. Her headaches were “vise-like,” and she was afflicted with tinnitus, vomiting, dizziness and seizures. She was approved to go to a rehab/nursing facility … More →
National Catholic Register: The Vatican has announced the approval of a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Stanislaus of Jesus and Mary Papczyński (1631-1701), the Founder of the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. The Vatican announced the approval of the miracle on Jan. 21. The miracle was the healing of a 20-year-old Polish woman shortly after Blessed Stanislaus’ beatification. … More →
Two years ago, on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes, I posted a column on our website about one astounding miracle that occurred at the shrine of Our Lady there. You can read that story here In that account I noted the following about the Jewish author who wrote the beautiful book The Song of Bernadette: “There are countless miraculous cures that have … More →
Asianews: A blind woman has been healed in Phoenix, Arizona, thanks to the intercession of Saint Charbel (Sharbel) Makhlouf (8 May 1828-24 December 1898). Thus, the reputation of miracle worker of the hermit of Annaya (Lebanon) is spreading around the world, or at least, wherever fate has taken the Maronites, scattered by the winds of their turbulent history. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, … More →
The Christian Review: Former resident John W. Blewett described the Catholic atmosphere in his piece Riches Above, Riches Below: “One of the Masses I loved to serve as a boy was the 5:15 a.m. mass in our parish. The church was filled with miners carrying their breakfast/lunchpails. In some instances their wives and children would be with them at that early hour. For everyone there, … More →
ChurchPop: There is an atheist website with a particularly provocative argument against God’s existence called “Why Won’t God Heal Amputees?“. Read the account here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
ChurchPop: Alexis Carrel was born into a Catholic family in a small town in France in 1873. He attended Mass regularly and went to Catholic schools run by Jesuits. Unfortunately, by the time he went to college he was an agnostic. He completely rejected the Catholic faith and wasn’t even sure if there was a God. Read account here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
What is faith? The Baltimore Catechism gives a very simple definition of faith as the first of the three theological virtues: “Faith is a Divine virtue by which we firmly believe the truths which God has revealed on the authority of His revelation in the scriptures and the Church teaching.” Holy scripture and tradition are the two pillars that the Church uses to teach the … More →