[quote="fred_conty, post:5, topic:308325"]
The mother of Jesus spoke to sister Catherine Laboure in 1830 with these words:
"Have a medal struck... All who wear it will receive GREAT graces; they should wear it
around the neck. GRACES will ABOUND for persons who wear it with CONFIDENCE."
Later Mary said, “... it must be given to the whole world and to every person.”
During this apparition, Mary's hands had 3 rings on each finger.
Each ring gave off rays of colored light. A few rings did not.
Mary said that the lights radiating from the rings are graces that people ASK for.
The rings that didn't radiate she said were graces not given because they were NOT asked for.
Have it blessed. Wear the medal in her honor at all times. An Investiture is good but not required.
This is Mary's gift, she wants you to have it to help you. It is her desire and you are
fulfilling her wish.
For it to work well, ask for a great grace when needed in a temptation or trial knowing that
she will keep her promises. It is good to hold the medal in your hand at this time. She will
give grace if you hold her promise in your heart at the same time and know it will come.
You must ask.
Mary has given you a wonderful gift from herself.
Short story of St. Catherine Laboure.
The incorrupt body of St. Catherine Laboure as it looks today.
Thank you very much for your response. I will try to have it blessed in person (if I get it, that is; hopefully I do) if I can, but I will definitely get it blessed nevertheless.
Thank you all for your responses, and God bless.