Saints of the Week

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Saint Catherine Laboure

God always speaks to you when you approach him plainly and simply.

    Facts about St. Catherine Laboure

  • Catherine was a 19th-century French religious sister who received apparitions of Our Lady.
  • Catherine relayed to others Mary's request that the Miraculous Medal be commissioned. The medal has since been worn by millions of Catholics.
  • For the rest of her life, Catherine cared for the sick and elderly.