St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Artist: 
Br. Mickey McGrath, OSFS

Artist's Narrative:
Margaret Mary was chosen by Christ to arouse the Church to a realization of the love of God symbolized by the heart of Jesus.

Her early years were marked by sickness and a painful home situation. "The heaviest of my crosses was that I could do nothing to lighten the cross my mother was suffering." After considering marriage for some time, Margaret Mary entered the Order of Visitation nuns at the age of 24.

Her feast day is October 17.

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