These elegant new holy cards feature the artwork of acclaimed artist Michael Adams on a delicately embossed and lace-punched card. Designed especially for occasions when a holy card tucked inside a greeting card as a special remembrance sends just the right message.
Item No.: AM-YS776
- Contains "A Baptism Blessing" on the reverse side.
- Embossed Cardstock: 2.75" W x 4" H
- 12 Pieces Per Package
Story & Symbolism:
It was on this night in 1830 that St. Catherine Labouré received her second vision of our Lady, the vision that would come to be known as Our Lady of the Miraculous.
Clothed from head to foot in beautiful garments of white silk, the Blessed Mother appeared to Catherine, a young novice of the Sisters of Charity in Paris, France. In her hands, Mary held a golden ball adorned with a cross. A voice told Catherine that the ball represented the whole world and each of the people in it. On each of Mary’s fingers appeared three rings from which great rays of light emanated. The Mother of our Lord herself stood on a white globe with a greenish serpent beneath her feet.
Catherine recounted that an oval frame appeared around the image of Mary and in letters of gold, these words appeared: “O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.”
The same voice also told Catherine to have a medal cast depicting this image and that all who wear the medal will receive great graces should it be worn about their neck. Another image was revealed showing the letter “M” surmounted by a bar and a cross and bearing beneath it the hearts of both Jesus and Mary, one crowned with thorns and the other pierced by a sword.