of Our Lady in Le Fréchou, France. On June 10, 1977 She said
to her confidant Reverend Father Jean Marie:
am Mary, Mother of Mercy and Mother of the Church. I desire of my
children to come here on a pilgrimage. I shall come on the first
and fourteenth of each month... and I shall listen to the supplications
of my people. My Divine Son has chosen this piece of land for me,
so that I make my Mercy burst forth here. May this blessed forest,
which is from now on consecrated to me, be a place of prayer, penance
were running down Our Lady's face, Father Jean Marie asked her interiorly
the reason for her tears. She answered him: I
am weeping over the Church, over France and over the World.
Today, the Most
Blessed Virgin Mary has been appearing for over 30 years to Father
Jean Marie. 30 years of signal graces, miracles, varied as well
as numerous; 30 years which witnessed thousands and thousands of
pilgrims, flocking in from around the world, coming and kneeling
at the foot of the Immaculate One, in this little
Forest, to present their supplications to Her. For they have
put their trust in the words from this Good Mother: "(
I shall listen to the supplications of my people."
And She, the
Faithful Virgin, kept her word. How many can testify to her motherly
goodness, how many can attest to most astounding miracles, of which
they have been the fortunate beneficiaries. And who has not shed
tears of emotion during
the Holy Mass of the Apparition?
bends over the earth and opens up to let her benefit from its most
precious treasure: the Admirable and Most Humble Virgin Mary, Queen
of Angels of men: how moving it is for he, who has been chosen to
be Her Confidant, Father Jean Marie. It is like a moment of Eternity,
which envelops the earth in a very specific time.
And the humble
people just cannot be wrong about it. They recognize and feel, within
their innermost, that Mary Immaculate visits the earth. But there
are unspeakable emotions, inner feelings. You have to experience
them, be part of them to comprehend. You have to be there in person,
at the feet of this Good Mother to touch that something so difficult
to catch, to taste this rest of the heart, in this humble haven
It is little
Elodie, age 6, who comes and thanks Our Lady of Frechou for having
healed her legs. Indeed, her knees were so close to each other that
she could hardly walk. Now, as soon as she arrived at the blessed
Forest's entrance, she, her mother and grandmother realized that
her legs were quite straight, with no longer any abnormality!
and many others, as for them, had the grace to contemplate the Holy
Face in the host during the Holy Mass of the Apparition. A completely disabled pilgrim, who could move but on a wheel chair,
suddenly recovered full usage of her legs on a 14th, during Holy
Another pilgrim, affected with
breast cancer, after having applied the medal of mercy (given by
Our Lady of Frechou) to the sick area on her body, learnt with the
next medical visit that her disease has completely disappeared,
and she noticed at the same time that the medal had left an imprint
on her flesh. So many and many other miracles have happened over
30 years, and each new 14th of the month is a source of graces for
all the pilgrims, and each one leaves for home again with peace
of heart: and this is already a miracle!
Whoever interested may request by email (found on there website) the Pilgrim Virgin statue to be brought to his
or her place. They are small replicas of Our Lady of Frechou, circulating
around the world, and going from family to family, reviving fervor
and bringing peace.
To cite but
a few examples, a family in New York recovered peace after receiving
the Pilgrim Virgin for a novena of prayers; the mother testified
that all arguments had come to an end after her passage. A lady
in New Jersey was healed from cancer after having received Our Lady
in her home, while another family secured the sale of their house
during the novena, a thing they had tried to do for a long time.
Learn more about
these events at fraternitenotredame.com which has explanatory text about Most Reverend Bishop Jean Marie,
the Apparitions and the many miracles worked by Her and also through
our many Pilgrim Virgin Statues, which are small reproductions of
the original; they bring them to people's homes and she stays there
for prayers and novenas, the rosary. They have many of these small
statues around the world.