One of the original Miraculous Medals owned by St. Cathering at the time of her death. It was given to us because we were the first church in the world named for Saint Catherine Laboure.
The Shroud of Turin is the cloth which Jesus was wrapped in after being crucified, when he was put in the tomb (Mt 27:59f; Mk 15:46; Lk 23:53; 24:12; Jn 20:5-8). It bears an image of a crucified man on it, front and back, as well as very accurate bloodstains; presumably from the wounds. When the Shroud is photographed, becomes much more clear, appearing to be 3-dimensional. Amazing!
Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, which is based on St Catherine Labouré’s vision of Mary in Paris in 1830. The Miraculous Medal is worn by millions of Catholics around the world. It is believed to bring special graces at the hour of death through Mary’s intercession.
A crown of thorns which was believed to have been worn by Jesus Christ and which was bought by King Louis IX in 1239 is presented at Notre D...