The customary observance of the first Friday of each month was encouraged by the Catholic Church, based on a promise made to St. Margaret Mary of Alacoque, that special favors, such as the grace of final perseverance, would be given to those who received Holy Communion on nine successive first Fridays.
There is a Marian Retreat for men at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 3012-3016 37 Ave., Vernon, British Columbia.
There is a direct connection between the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Our Lady of Good Success.
In the 17th century Our Lady appeared to a Spanish Conceptionist nun,
This article is taken from a very old publication of the Catholic. It’s called A Day To Remember by Rev. Fr. W. H. Stinson, C.SS.R. A portion of it was featured today on Your Morning Tradition on Magnificat Radio at Magnificatmedia.com.
This very first approved apparition site in the United States began 150 years ago in Champion, Wisconsin.