The priest, however, is unnamed. He had been … The claim of a “false” miraculous medal circulated within the Italian world in 2015. There is conflicting information in the French, English and Italian-speaking worlds that make it very difficult for people to know with certitude the answer to this question. Additionally, Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.  In a comment dated October 29, 2015, TAB responded to a person: “Thank you for informing me.  Dr. Franco Adessa, “Una Medaglia Miracolosa SATANICA!” Chiesa Viva, Anno XLVI, Number 493 (maggio, 2016): 17-21. There is the notable exception of a new observation about 6-pointed stars as opposed to five-pointed stars. Novena . Rodrigue is a priest, incardinated in the Diocese of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario (Canada) but who works in the Diocese of Amos, Québec. Please remember these intentions at the Shrine during the daily Mass and novena, November 18-26, in preparation for the feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. His last known residence, however, was in Hanceville, Alabama (May, 2020) near the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament founded by Mother Angelica of EWTN. Why would Catholics be offended if the Freemasons struck their own medal? The first Scapular to be worn must be blessed and imposed by a priest using the formula The medals may not be resold! Instead, however, of a star atop the cross, the Freemason’s compass symbol was said to be at the bottom. Brown contrasted it with a statement from Fr. La Croce e la “M” si incrociano in maniera opposta rispetto all’originale; 4. 1) The star becomes central: it is the morning star, symbol of Lucifer. At the beginning of the article, Adessa (the editor of Chiesa Viva) cites an article from another publication Miraculi [e misteri] as a source for his information. The Day The Devil Went To 'Confess' Before St. Padre Pio.  We shall refer to it as SMALAP. […], As I was busy contemplating it, the holy Virgin looked down upon me and a voice said to me from the bottom of my heart: “This globe that you see represents the whole world, and particularly France and each person in particular.” […] A somewhat oval picture was formed around the holy Virgin on which we read written in gold letters these words: “O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to you.”. Throughout this blog I will be commenting upon the crises in the Church, the ancient Roman Rite, Catholic devotions and much more! A few minutes later, 4 other silver colored miraculous medals turned gold in my palm, as they were too close to the 2 original medals which were blessed by the pope. The next day, he fell into a hole that contained the engine – with moving wheels, gears and belts – of an unsophisticated elevator that allowed construction workers to transport materials to upper floors of the apartment building that was being built. The left tableau shows Catherine, dressed as a novice and accompanied by her guardian angel, kneeling before the apparition of the Blessed Mother. Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal We come to you, filled with immense gratitude and unlimited trust, in this hour so dear to you, to thank you for the great gift you have given us by giving us your image, so that it could be a … We encourage people to take time with everything and to study it at one’s own pace. According to “Danielle,” the Freemasons had struck a “false” miraculous medal which could be identified by the placement of a star atop the cross on the back of the medal. medal has never been noted for any of the miraculous preservations attributed to the brown cloth Scapular. Cures as well as protection from the disease and other sicknesses accumulated. The frame seemed to … “En tant que Responsable de la chapelle Notre-Dame de la Médaille miraculeuse, 140 rue du Bac, Paris, 7e, je vous signale que nous recevons de nombreuses plaintes au sujet de l’association Tradition, famille, propriété (TFP) suite à leur envoi par courrier de tracts pour une neuvaine se servant de la médaille miraculeuse et de son message. The Church has recruited priests among the Freemasons. In Festo Exaltationis S. Crucis.  WGPH Radio 89.3 FM article entitled “Fr. visit some of the monistaries in the surounding areas, many of them have an extensive collection . In consultation with the provider, we re-designed the Medal so that there is no star atop the cross and that the stars have five points and not six. The warning is simply about “false miraculous medals” and some indications are given as to what constitutes an “authentic” medal (and, by logical extension, what would constitute a “false” miraculous medal). It would be good if more Catholics handed out Miraculous medals to those they come into contact with, safe in the knowledge that Our Lady will impart copious graces to them. He cites a priest named Don Michele Barone in an article entitled “It is false but innocuous” (È un falso ma innocuo) who stated: “I inquired at the Chapel of Rue du Bac, from which it can also be deduced from the official website […] that there is no complaint regarding an alleged false miraculous medal in circulation.” Don Michele says he believes that “it is only a reproduction error by those who struck it, without paying too much attention to the position of the various signs.”. substitutes the medal out of vanity, or out of fear of making an open profession of faith. This forum’s user “SonathAuClairdeLune” started a thread entitled “False miraculous medal in circulation/Freemasonry” (Fausse médaille miraculeuse en circulation/Franc maçonnerie). The first such condemnation was given by Pope Clement XII (r. 1730 – 1740) on April 28, 1738 in a Papal Bull entitled In Eminénti Apostolátus. Knowing the doctors had given up, she answered roughly: “I do not believe in your Holy Virgin, nor do I want a medal”. Si possono trovare anche versioni con stelle a 5 punte invece di 6, ma sempre con una stella al di sopra della croce, posta in maniera perpendicolare, e molte volte questa stella è rovesciata. 4. What makes the Miraculous Medal so significant is that the Virgin Mary appeared to a French nun by the name of Catherine Laboure in 1830, and revealed to her the exact design of the medal.  “Cette médaille miraculeuse, qui est une pâle copie de la rue du Bac, vient de TRADITION FAMILLE PROPRIETE, qui l’envoie en nombre, pour obtenir des dons. However, I blessed the medal and had the father hold the leaflet for investing a person in the Confraternity of the Miraculous Medal. There are also versions with 5-pointed stars instead of 6, but always with a star above the cross, placed perpendicularly, and many times this star is reversed. On June 18, 2011, a post was published on the French edition of the website Gloria.tv. We apologize, but we are currently out of Miraculous Medals. Rodrigue made the following statement (note Fr.  Inquiries have been made by St. Paul Street Evangelization, but there has been, as yet, no response from either organization. If it does, you might be interested to know that the tradition began in Philadelphia. L’ÉGLISE A RECRUTÉ PARMI LES FRANCS-MAÇONS DES PRÊTRES. Le stelle non hanno 5 punte ma 6 punte. This book was translated into English in 1880 as The Miraculous Medal: Its Origin, History, Circulation, Results. Énorme contrefaçon, hautement satanique !!! Ever since its institution, the Miraculous Medal has been known to be a powerful source of drawing down God's grace to mankind, even in the form of miracles. 3. This fact means that the claim of a circulating “false” miraculous medal predates the alleged messages of “Danielle” from SMALAP. Michel Rodrigue of Amos, Québec, warned people about a “false” miraculous medal. His description, however, about the Masonic insignia at the bottom of the medal indicates that Legaspi’s sources are taken from the 2015 materials in the Anglophone world and not the earlier information in the Francophone world. 5) The sword of the Heart of Mary does not cross the same Heart, but is behind it; Between 2012 and 2015, the claim of a “false” miraculous medal seemed to be non-existent within the Anglophone world. Or in the m… New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. This article is behind a paywall, but exists elsewhere on the Internet. It demonstrates that there were prior rumors circulating in the French-speaking world about the existence of a “false” miraculous medal. As regards the second question, let us hold off on answering that question. This image has seven arrows as opposed to five arrows in the Come, Lord Jesus forum image. She wrote (grammar is not corrected): Hey! Si possono trovare anche versioni false con 5 punte, ma la disposizione e la posizione (delle stelle) sono differenti rispetto all’originale; 2. What, then, does this fact tell us? Et il y a l’omission “qui avons recours à vous”. Je vous aime !! For our purposes, there is nothing new that we have not already seen. Sort by. La versione falsa della croce, può terminare con punte che sembrano corna o forche e che ricordano, nella parte superiore (insieme alla parte che sta sopra) ciò che ha sulla testa Lucifero, così come rappresentato nell’iconografia satanica e massonica; 7. share. 0 comments. Does someone who wears a MM need to be invested, like a scapular wearer? Instead of the Gloria.tv information, TAB posted a new photograph and a new observation: “If you haven’t heard, the Freemasons have been making blasphemous versions of the miraculous medals by replacing the 12th star from Our Lady’s crown with a Masonic compass. Nell’originale, non si trova nessuna stella sopra la Croce, in modo perpendicolare rispetto ad essa, ma ci sono due stelle, ciascuna posta ai lati superiori della Croce. For an example of this Protocol, click here. We have even experienced for ourselves the promised graces through the Miraculous Medal. 1. l’étoile devient centrale : elle est l’étoile du matin, symbole de Lucifer. At that time, a patron brought to our attention that our Miraculous Medals had the star atop the cross. L’ensemble M et croix est comme… rayé de traits en travers, de vibrations horizontals alourdissantes pesamment terrestres, au lieu de ne présenter qu’un contour en or. Lo stesso si nota nella parte inferiore della medaglia.”. Some days later, she asked for the medal and placed it around her neck, and prepared to be baptized. , In other words, the same observation about a star above the cross is made, but there are some newly added details. TFP had struck their own version of the Miraculous Medal with some differences from the one promoted by the Official Chapel. The next day, October 29, a priest by the name of Fr. We need not wonder, then, that the person chosen to inaugurate this devotion to Mary was favored with extraordinary graces. What is the special grace of the Miraculous Medal? !” This translates into English as, “Yes, the news for me is God our Father !!! She added several of her own observations based upon some differences that she found. Thorns encircle one heart and a sword pierces the other. This particular mark, however, was the same design as the one struck by TFP. !” It has not been updated since February of 2015. This claim has upset a lot of people who are concerned about having authentic medals. The Miraculous Medal was shown to St. Catherine Laboure’ in a vision by the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1830. A sister who worked at the hospital found one and a ribbon the priest could use to hang it around the boy’s neck. Michel Rodrigue. She said to St Catherine “Have a medal struck upon this model. Legaspi mentioned during the broadcast. Lo stesso si nota nella parte inferiore della Medaglia». The Blessed Virgin herself designed the Medal of the Immaculate Conception—popularly known as the Miraculous Medal. It does, however, say that the source of the story is a “priest from Alghero.” Alghero is a city on the island of Sardinia. , In the above observations, Daigle builds upon the sole criterion given by SMALAP by adding six more. share. When the claim arose that Miraculous Medals were being falsified is not known with precision. On October 7 of that year, the website “Light in the Heart” (Luce nel cuore) carried an article on the matter. Isaac Mary Relyea posted about the claim on his Facebook page. Also, the 2002 notice was confirmed as recently as 2015. In this iteration, it was said that the “A” underneath the two hearts on the back of the medal was the Freemasons’ compass symbol. Id … In a thread entitled “Satanic Symbol (Symbole Satanique), this forum’s user “Michael” posted about some satanic symbolism. It can be a conduit of many graces if we allow her to penetrate our hearts. 7) The whole M and cross is like… striped with transverse lines, heavy horizontal vibrations weighing heavily on the earth, instead of presenting only a gold outline. This seems to be more an issue of a poor copy with unintentional mistakes rather than something deliberate…especally [sic] if an older medal was copied. An English translation can be found on the Vatican’s website.  He also deleted the post from his site. Aussi énorme que l’image du christ trafiqué de la NASA [.] She was standing, dressed in a dawn white dress, with the form that we call the virgin, that is to say, rising and with flat sleeves. 88% Upvoted. But later, in 1948, when the United States priest encountered a ten-year-old boy who was in a coma after a sledding accident, he decided to see if it would help. Her hands, raised to the height of the belt, very easily held another globe (figure of the universe). This is the official location in France for the promulgation of the Miraculous Medal devotion. The Miraculous Medal, also known as the Medal of the Immaculate Conception, is a medal created by Saint Catherine Labouré following a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary displayed inside an oval frame, standing upon a globe, wearing many rings of different colors. DEPUIS QUE LES APPARITIONS DE MARIE À MEDJUGORJÉ ONT COMMENCÉ, LA DIANETIQUE DITE : « ÉGLISE DE SCIENTOLOGIE ». The medal is namely a sacramental, meaning a holy sign, a symbolic object through which grace is conveyed.  For some historical background on TFP in France, click here (French source). In the opening post of the thread, we see the exact same photos used by SMALAP. Daigle’s observations, published on her website, were picked up (and illustrated) in a number of different French media sources without crediting her. An Act of Consecration to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal . Underlying this entire presentation has been the thought that it is bad for Freemasons to strike their own version of the miraculous medal. L’ensemble M et croix est comme… rayé de traits en travers, de vibrations horizontales alourdissantes pesamment terrestres, au lieu de ne présenter qu’un contour en or[.]. The “contact us” page had an E-mail address of “email@example.com.”. visit some of the monistaries in the surounding areas, many of them have an extensive collection. We would like to thank you for taking the time to read this document and for your continued support of St. Paul Street Evangelization. None of these notes and observations are sourced, thus giving them the appearance of being from Adessa himself. To our lady of the miraculous medal, a Virgin mother of God, Mary Immaculate we dedicate and consecrate ourselves to you under the tire of our lady of the miraculous medal may this medal for each one of us assure sign of your affection for and a constant reminder of our duties towards you ever while wearing it may we be blessed by your love and protection and. Rodrigue’s Diocese, published a letter dated September 9, 2020 in which he also expresses his own “disavowal” of Fr. When Did the Claim Arise that “False” Miraculous Medals were Circulating? From this information, we conclude that the claim that the Freemasons struck and disseminated a “false” miraculous medal is questionable and indeed highly doubtful for the following reasons: In order to see these things more clearly, we provide the reader with a lengthy presentation of the facts. We shall return to the story of “false” miraculous medals within the English-speaking world. Nell’originale non si trova nessuna stella sopra la Croce, in modo perpendicolare rispetto ad essa, ma ci sono due stelle ciascuna posta ai lati superiori della Croce. If you haven’t heard, the Freemasons have been making blasphemous versions of the miraculous medals by replacing the 12th star from Our Lady’s crown with a Masonic compass. Unfortunately, it is not clear if TAB was the source or if it was reproducing an existing claim from another source.. Her words were soon confirmed by so many miracles that it came to be known as ”the Miraculous Medal.” Everyone should be wearing the Miraculous Medal. Later on the same day, another user named “giacomorocca” posted about the “false” miraculous medal: “A priest who does the ministry of liberation told me about the miraculous medal and to pay attention to those which have a star above the cross as in the model below; has anyone else commented on this?” A picture was provided: The next day, forum user “Arc-en-Ciel” responded to “giacomorocca.” “Arc-en-Ciel” provided a personal witness that referenced the dispute between TFP and the official Miraculous Medal Chapel: “This miraculous medal, which is a pale copy of the Rue du Bac [version], comes from TRADITION, FAMILY, PROPERTY, which sends it in large numbers, to obtain donations (I received 2 of this kind). De détournement, http: //www.prevensectes.com/tfp.htm # presse ” et Dumoulin, 1878 ), 74-76 been afforded Fr. 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