Miracle

The Marvelous Miracle of Empel Shows the Power of the Immaculate Conception

On 8 December 1585 a miracle happened involving the Immaculate Conception. During the Eighty Years’ War (1568–1648), Spanish troops faced a revolt in the Netherlands. There were many reasons that caused the war, but it was divided along religious lines. Thus, the Spanish Catholics who ruled the Low Countries as they were called, claimed the …

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Our Lady of Deliverance, Empress of China

In 1900, the Catholic Church was healthy and growing in China. There were forty bishops, about 800 European missionaries, 600 native Chinese priests, and the number of native Catholics throughout the whole of China proper was estimated at 700,000. It was during this time that the Boxer Uprising (1898-1900) started which ushered in a period …

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