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A prayer for a miracle: the sudden, complete and lasting obliteration of COVID-19.

Almighty and eternal God, who shaped us from the mud of the earth and breathed into us beautiful life and eternal souls made to give You glory, look graciously now upon Your poor creatures who have fallen into sin.  We … Read More

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Blind woman healed by contact with relics and priestly prayers

This is a great story. When I wrote about St. Gianna, I offered some points about miracles. I hereby put to you several points to consider, any of which might serve as a starting point for comments below: Saints are presented … Read More

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19 Sept – NAPLES: The blood of St Januarius liquefied!

According to ANSA the miracle was repeated today: the preserved blood of the 4th c. martyr St. Januarius (San Gennaro) liquified.  Good thing for Naples! Here is something that I wrote for the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald: The … Read More

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28 April – St. Gianna Molla’s 2nd miracle: Prepared to be amazed! With Fr. Z’s 10 Points.

Today is the Dies Natalis of St. Gianna Beretta Molla (+28 April 1962 at 39 years of age).  That is to say that St. Gianna died and was born into heaven today (thus, “birthday… dies natalis”). I have posted this before, … Read More

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19 Oct: Beatification of Paul VI (Canonization of Vatican II)

As I thought… the next phase of the canonization of Vatican II will occur 19 October. I wrote something about the miracle attributed to Paul VI the other day.  Amazing, as they often are.  HERE From Vatican Radio: (Vatican Radio) … Read More

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2nd miracle for Bl. John Paul II?

Andrea Tornielli reports at Vatican Insider: The Vatican doctors approve the miracle to make Wojtyla a saint “A saint now!” The canonisation of Wojtyla is getting closer quickly and it could be celebrated next October. In fact, in the past … Read More

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Never Say Die

From CNA: Argentinean ‘Miracle baby’ continues to improve Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 1, 2012 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Luz Milagros, the baby who was found alive after spending twelve hours in a morgue in Argentina, continues to improve and gain … Read More

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Possible miracle through intercession of a former Nazi camp military chaplain

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! If you don’t pray for miracles, you won’t receive them. From time to time God intervenes in the natural course of things to change that course, not in a way that is contrary to … Read More

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Miracle claimed through intercession of Ven. Pius XII

A tip of the biretta   o{]:¬)   to Sancte Pater for this link to an AP story on WaPo‘s site. AP Exclusive: Woman claims miracle by WWII-era pope; backed by connected nun amid doubts By Associated Press, Published: July 3 CASTELLAMMARE … Read More

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Observations about the speed of some causes for beatification

In the combox of this blog some people are expressing confusion or dismay about the rapid beatification of Ven. John Paul II. As you know, it was announced that the Beatification will take place on 1 May.  This is just … Read More

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Miracle attributed to Ven. John Paul II

Andrea Tornielli reports that yesterday the cardinal and bishop members of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints voted to accept a miracle attributed to the intercession of Ven. John Paul II.  This miracle was the healing of a French … Read More

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Possible miracle attributed to Ven. John Paul II

From the blog of the intrepid Andrea Tornielli comes this note about the possible approval of a miraculous healing through the intercession of Ven. John Paul II: In Il Giornale today there was published the news of the upcoming apporoval, … Read More

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Perhaps a miracle for Venerable Pope Pius XII?

This is really going to get the roller-coaster running. [FOLLOWUP HERE] From CNA: Vatican investigating miracle attributed to Pius XII Vatican City, Jan 18, 2010 / 02:40 pm (CNA).- The Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, … Read More

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13 October: Miracle of the Sun

Is not today the anniversary of the miraculous dancing of the Sun over Portugal? You know the story. An Eyewitness Account by Dr. José Maria de Almeida Garrett, professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Coimbra, Portugal      “It must … Read More

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