Rare 17th c. Historical Calendar of the Feasts of the B.V.M. (Daily Posted in 2021)

Jan 11 Our Lady of Bessière in Limousin

(Jan) 11. Our Lady of Bessière, in Limousin. A heretic who had scoffed at the devotion testified for this image, saw his house *burned before his eyes without any visible cause. (Triple Couronne, 1. i., Trait. 2, 8, 10, nomb. 6.)


Image (click it to enlarge): Interior view of Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Limoges. Limoges is the capital of the Limousin region of France.


*As the fire was at its peak, Our Lady appeared in the flames and was seen to frown upon the heretic. This vision was witnessed by all present, who immediately fell upon their knees, urging the heretic to do the same.


A signal grace touched his soul, and he prostrated himself, calling upon the Mother of God to be merciful to him. His pleas were not in vain, she converted him on the spot. And he went on to live a most penitential/edifying life - dying within the bosom of the Church. 


Related Link: Inquisition Documents on the Reconciliation of a Heretic


Source: "Historical Calendar of the Feasts of the Blessed Virgin, With the Foundations and Churches Dedicated to Her", from Abbé Orsini's work, "Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God", Imprimatur 1858 A.D.

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EDITOR OF TCW | Reply 12.01.2021 13:24

Jan 11th: Our Lady of Bessière in Limousin. The Most Blessed Virgin Mary miraculously converted a pernicious heretic in Limousin (France). This Feast day commemorates it.

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