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By ChurchPOP Editor, Dec 2, 2020

The miraculous medal is a powerful sacramental.

Our Lady presented the Miraculous Medal to French nun St. Catherine Labouré in 1830 in Rue du Bac, Paris. St. Maximilian Kolbe was also particularly devoted to this sacramental, as he recognized its power in assisting with conversions.

St. Maximilian Kolbe’s writings cite St. Catherine Labouré’s incredible vision of Our Lady as she presented her with the Miraculous Medal.

Here’s St. Catherine’s story:  ….

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