Church of the immaculate virgin mary of the miraculous medal bird avenue
The Immaculate Heart of Mary. Historically, devotion to the Heart of Mary grew up in parallel, but at a lesser intensity than that of devotion to the Heart of Jesus, only starting to become more prominent during the time of St John Eudes. John Eudes was born in 1601 in Normandy, France. He entered the Congregation of the Oratory of France,Immaculate Virgin Mary of the Miraculous Medal, Clonskeagh Church Information. Mass times are subject to changes please confirm with parish officewebsite directly. church of the immaculate virgin mary of the miraculous medal bird avenue
He hated Christianity but, despite his better judgement, had been persuaded to wear the medal round his neck. On 20th January, 1842, when visiting a church in Rome, he was privileged to see an apparition of the Blessed Virgin of the Miraculous Medal. Like St. Paul at Damascus, he was instantly converted and went on to become a humble priest.