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Feast of Our Lady of Ransom – Sept. 24

OUR LADY OF RANSOM (1218) (Trad)

September 24

Our Lady of Ransom Appeared to Saint Raimund, of the order of Saint Dominic, in the year 1218, and also to King James I of Aragon, and likewise to Saint Peter Nolasco in three separate Apparitions, making known to all three that She Desired each of them to contribute to establishing an order for redeeming captives. That Order they established is known as the Royal, Celestial, and Military Order of Our Lady of Mercy and the Redemption of the Captives, is also known as The Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy, the Order of Merced, the Order of Captives, or the Order of Our Lady of Ransom.

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