I have been Catholic since my childhood. My Mother is very devoted to the Rosary prayer. Until the last year, I have had only little knowledge about the Rosary and it meaning. It seemed to me that Rosary is used just to repeat the "our father", "Hail Mary" and "Glory be.." nothing more. So I was not praying the Rosary until 2011. On 31 January 2011, after my night prayer, I was somehow directed to Medjugorje website. There I read the whole history about Rosary, the different Mysteries, and how to pray it. Finally it was time to go to bed. Before I slept, I went to switch off the lights. At the end when I switch off the last lump. I saw a big cross ( about half a meter) on our door between the bed and the living room. It was shining like fluorescent lump. It disappeard after few seconds. I was very happy when I see the vision. Then I thanked God. The way I understood the vision, it was given to me as a sign that Rosary prayer brings us to light, Jesus christ! This was my first vision regarding Rosary.
Some may never see with earthly eyes these heavenly beings or know that they exist. Many are unaware of the numerous ways they have protected and guided us. We would like to share with you the stories of people who take pleasure in expressing how real angels are.
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Discalced Carmelite mystic and healer. She was born in Florence to a distinguished Florentine family. Educated at San Giovanni Convent in Florence, she entered the Carmelites at Santa Maria degli Angeli Convent there in 1582 . After becoming seriously ill, Maria ... continue reading
The holy men and women are also called the "Protomartyrs of Rome." They were accused of burning Rome by Nero , who burned Rome to cover his own crimes. Some martyrs were burned as living torches at evening banquets, some crucified, others were fed to wild animals. ... continue reading
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In her convent of San Damiano, Clare heroically practiced the virtues that should characterize all Christians: humility, a spirit of piety and penance, and charity. Her fame of sanctity and the prodigies that came about thanks to her intervention led Pope Alexander ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes