Category: Our Lady and the Eucharist

Our Lady and the Eucharist: Calanda, Spain, Miguel-Juan Pellicer

Young Miguel-Juan Pellicer had his leg amputated due to an accident. Thanks to his great devotion, the young man nurtured himself through the most Holy
Sacrament and the Virgin of Pilar. A great miracle came upon him, which was immediately recognized and approved by the Archbishop of Zaragoza who presided over the canonical process. In his clear judgment he wrote that “Miguel-Juan Pellicer of Calanda was miraculously given back his right leg, which was amputated years prior and it was not a natural occurrence but a miraculous one”.

Our Lady and the Eucharist: Lourdes

In 1888, a French priest of the National Pilgrimage proposed the creation of a procession with the Blessed Sacrament in Lourdes; a miraculous healing was then realized. Since then the sick make pilgrimages to Lourdes, are blessed by the Holy Sacrament and countless have been cured of illnesses during the procession of the Blessed Sacrament. The Sanctuary of Lourdes is a clear example of the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.

Our Lady and the Eucharist: The Angel of Peace Part 1

The angel appeared three times to the shepherds of Fatima in order to prepare them for future apparitions of Our Lady and elevate them with Communion to a supernatural state. During the third apparition the angel gave Lucy Communion with a Host that dripped a drop of blood into the chalice. Francesco and Jacinta, having not yet made their First Holy Communion, were offered the content of the chalice. In this apparition the angel told them: “Eat and drink the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ terribly outraged by the ingratitude of men. Offer reparation for their sakes console your God”.

Our Lady and the Eucharist: Guadalupe Mexico

The indisputable history of the Eucharist and the Incarnation of the Son of God, “Flesh of Christ, flesh of Mary”, says Saint Augustine. The Church “contemplates Mary with joy in the purest image – that which she desires and hopes to be in her entirety” (SC, 103): tabernacle, womb, pyx.
The Madonna appeared in Guadalupe dressed in a gown fastened at the waist with a black belt, identical to that worn by the local women during pregnancy.

Our Lady and the Eucharist: Sainte Catherine Laboure

Catherine Labouré was born on May 2, 1806 to a family of farmers. On April 21, 1830, she entered as a novitiate into the religious order, Daughters of Charity, in the motherhouse of Paris near Rue du Bac. Here in 1830, Catherine had the famous apparition of the Immaculate Mary, who told her, “Have a medal of this style coined; those who wear it around their neck will receive great graces.” During her entire stay at Rue du Bac, Catherine also had the grace of seeing Jesus in the consecrated Host, at both the moment of Holy Communion and during the Exposition of the Holy Sacrament.