Tag: france

September 17, 2019

How St. Anne’s Body Found It’s Way to France 

If ancient and uninterrupted tradition is to be believed, St. Anne’s body was taken to the province of Gaul (modern-day France and upper Italy) in the same vessel that ferried Mary Magdalene, Marsha, and Lazarus to the same place. As the story goes, friends of Christ were exiled from Palestine during the first century of […]

August 6, 2019

The Visitations of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Celebrated on the feast day of October 17th, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque was born in 1647 AD at Janots, a small town in Burgundy. The Saint was the fifth of seven children, to Claude and Philiberte Alacoque. From her early childhood, Margaret showed extraordinary love for the Blessed Sacrament, and preferred silence and prayer to […]

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