The Story Of Domenica Whose Little Acts Of Charity Earned Her A Visit From Mary And The Child Jesus

We read in the life of Sister Domenica of Paradise, written by Father Ignatius of Niente, a Dominican, that in a village called Paradise, near Florence, this little girl was born of poor parents. From her infancy she practised devotion to the divine mother. She fasted everyday of the week in her honor, and on… Continue reading The Story Of Domenica Whose Little Acts Of Charity Earned Her A Visit From Mary And The Child Jesus

The Criminal Whose Prayer Moved Mary’s Statue To Hold Him Tight, Saving Him From Execution

The youth stooped to kiss her feet, and Mary extended her arm from that statue, took him by the hand and held him so strongly that no power could move him. Father Razzi, of the order of Camaldoli, relates that a certain youth having lost his father was sent by his mother to the court… Continue reading The Criminal Whose Prayer Moved Mary’s Statue To Hold Him Tight, Saving Him From Execution

She Killed Herself Out Of Jealousy But Mary Answers Her Husband’s Prayer And Raised Her

It is related in the Fourth Part of the Treasure of the Rosary, miracle eighty-fifth, that a gentleman who was most devoted to the divine mother, had set apart in his palace an oratory where, before a beautiful statue of Mary, he wasaccustomed often to remain praying, not only by day, but also by night,… Continue reading She Killed Herself Out Of Jealousy But Mary Answers Her Husband’s Prayer And Raised Her

The Sinner Who Returns From Purgatory To Tell The Marvelous Story Of Her Trust In Mary

She died rejected, but not before she put her trust in the Virgin Mary, refuge of sinners! We read in the life of sister Catherine, an Augustinian nun, that in the place where that servant of God lived, there lived also named Mary, who, in her youth, was a sinner, and obstinately persevered in her… Continue reading The Sinner Who Returns From Purgatory To Tell The Marvelous Story Of Her Trust In Mary

The time the Virgin Mary came down and filled in for a nun for fifteen years

Beatrice, a nun in the monastery of Fontebraldo, as related by Cesarius and by Father Rho. This unhappy religious, having contracted a passion for a certain youth, agreed to flee with him from the convent; and in fact she went one day before a statue of the Blessed Virgin, there deposited the keys of the… Continue reading The time the Virgin Mary came down and filled in for a nun for fifteen years