St. Margaret Mary Alacoque


 
St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 10/16


Patron Of: Against Polio, Loss of Parents, Sacred Heart

Also known as

    * Margarita Mary Alacoque
    * Margherita Mary Alacoque
    * Marguerite Mary Alacoque

Memorial

    * 16 October

Profile

    Healed from a crippling disorder by a vision of the Blessed Virgin, which prompted her to give her life to God. After receiving a vision of Christ fresh from the Scourging, she was moved to join the Order of the Visitation at Paray-le-Monial in 1671.

    Received a revelation from Our Lord in 1675, which included 12 promises to her and to those who practiced a true to devotion to His Sacred Heart, whose crown of thorns represent his sacrifices. The devotion encountered violent opposition, especially in Jansenist areas, but has become widespread and popular.

Born

    * 22 July 1647 at L’Hautecourt, Burgundy, France

Died

    * 17 October 1690 of natural causes
    * body incorrupt

Beatified

    * 18 September 1864 by Pope Blessed Pius IX

Canonized

    * 13 May 1920 by Pope Benedict XV

Patronage

    * against polio
    * against the death of parents
    * devotees of the Sacred Heart
    * polio patients

Represetation

    * woman wearing the habit of the Order of the Visitation and holding a flaming heart
    * woman wearing the habit of the Order of the Visitation and kneeling before Jesus who exposes His heart to her

 



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