No need to travel abroad to visit a miraculous Marian shrine. You’ll find Mary’s miracles all across our land: in wee chapels and grand basilicas, in hillside grottos and on a tiny island, even in a ghost town. In Cold Spring, Minnesota, Mary averted a locust plague and then eradicated the species. When the rag-tag American army defeated the well-fortified British navy at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815 — a battle that lasted all of 30 minutes — the victory was ascribed to Our Lady of Prompt Succor. After a Colorado church fire, a multi-pointed crown of soot appeared over a painting of Mary, just like it belonged there.
These riveting stories and dozens more are told in Mary’s Miracles: A Traveler’s Guide to Catholic America (OSV). A companion to the bestselling Catholic guidebook Monuments, Marvels, and Miracles (OSV, 2021), Mary’s Miracles features maps, color photos, and testimonies galore of Mary’s intercession. No prayer petition is too big or too outrageous for “Miracle Mary.”
Our Lady intercedes for the sick, stops fires in their tracks, drills for gas, and is one tough real estate agent. At Carey, Ohio, Mary the Wonderworker helped catch a thief who confessed to