Jean-Claude Saliba

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By autumn of 1834 there were already 500,000 medals in existence. In 1835 there were more than one million worldwide, and in 1839 more than 10,000,000 medals had been distributed. At the time of the death of Sister Catherine, in 1876, there were more than a billion medals.

The Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, was privileged with the events of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin to Sister Catherine Laboure.


theraccolta: The obverse of the Miraculous Medal depicting a monogram of the Holy Name of Mary and the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, surrounded by twelve stars which represent the Twelve Apostles who in turn represent the whole Church.