The Faithful Traveler™ TV Series: Season 1 - Episode 6
National Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
Join Diana von Glahn as she explores the history, tradition, art and architecture behind Philadelphia's National Shrine of the Miraculous Medal.
When 24-year-old Catherine Labouré entered the Parisian convent of the Daughters of Charity, she had no idea that her faith and perseverance
would touch millions of lives for centuries to come. During a late-night encounter with a Heavenly visitor, she was given a mission that would be
championed more than eighty years later by Father Joseph Skelly, an American priest.
What led to the creation of Miraculous Medal?
Why do people wear the medal, what do the images on the medal mean, and why do people call it miraculous?
How did Father Skelly introduce the medal to millions?
What treasures does the shrine museum hold?
Preview the Episode
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