Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The Queen of Heaven who prays for the conversion of sinners

The Communion of Saints share in the same mystical body which is Christ. The unique unification of all Christians who share in the indwelling of the Holy Trinity share a mutual charity for one anothers well being.

The Mother of God Mary being the most perfect of Gods creatures has the greatest abundance of this charity which she showers constantly down upon her unworthy childern. Virgin Mary who is the arch enemy of Satan (Genesis 3:15) is attacked by Satan and his deceptions producing many false apparitions, fake healings, superstition, and disobedience to the church hierarchy.

For a bishop to make such a pronouncement is rare but 151 years is a long period of consideration. Mary Immaculately Conceived Pray for Us!

David Ricken, the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, announced today his official approval of the Marian apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion.

According to the diocese, the Virgin Mary appeared in the area to Belgian immigrant Adele Brise three times in 1859.

During the past 151 years, thousands have made pilgrimages to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help at Champion, the diocese said. The shrine’s history includes a number of accounts of prayers that have been answered, including documented physical healings and conversions that have taken place as a result of pilgrimages there, the diocese said.

A fire in Peshtigo in 1871 engulfed the surrounding area, but the entire five acres of land consecrated to the Blessed Virgin were not affected, the diocese said. It is believed that the land was spared thanks to a prayer vigil that circled the area, which was organized by Brise.

[1] Green Bay Press Gazette