Mark Miravalle

A Rich Mariology Presented Through the Miraculous Medal

The Medal of the Immaculate Conception, commonly known as the “Miraculous Medal”

by Jayson M. Brunelle

The Miraculous Medal can be thought of as a mini-catechism on the dogmas and doctrines concerning the Blessed Mother. The medal can truly be said to be of Heaven, as it was given in the form of a miraculous vision to St. Catherine Laboure in 1830. Originally distributed under the title, “The Medal of the Immaculate Conception,”  the name quickly acquired its popular title as “The Miraculous Medal,” due to the sheer quantity of miracles that were being associated with or attributed to the wearing of the medal.    (more…)