Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament

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Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Throughout the history of the Church we find holy personages who joined the worship of the Holy Eucharist with devotion to Mary, upholding the one with the other. M. Jean-Jacques Olier, the holy founder of St. Sulpice, and reformer of the clergy in the eighteenth century, had three Masses celebrated every day, the intention of each Mass being placed in the Blessed Virgin’s hands, that she might, in offering it to her Son for the Church, obtain infinite treasures of grace. But for the specific origin of this devotion, we must look to the nineteenth century and to another holy French priest. Continue reading