The service of those who are most deprived draws its strength from the contemplation of Jesus Christ, who often went aside to pray. In this Prayer Corner, at the beginning of each month, a video will be offered to help you nourish and deepen your inner life and discover the meaning of Vincentian spirituality.
On November 27, 1830, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to St. Catherine Labouré, a Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent DePaul. Sister Catherine was a Seminary Sister (novice) when she was graced with Mary’s visit. Mary condescended to manifest herself to Sister Catherine and, through her, to the whole Company. Mary seems to have chosen a Seminary Sister so that no one in the Company could consider herself excluded from the message confided through her.
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Introduction: The 190th anniversary of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to Saint Catherine Labouré in Paris is a significant occasion to remember. In Catherine’s