“My son,” he said, “how have you obtained from God so happy a change?”
“Father,” answered the youth, “the blessed Virgin, for that little devotion which you taught me, has obtained for me this grace.”
The wonder did not cease there. The same confessor related this [next] fact from the pulpit.
An officer, who, for several years, had kept up an illicit intercourse with a certain woman, heard [the above story], and proposed also himself to practice the same devotion, in order to free himself from that horrible tie which held him a slave of the devil … full article (a 6 minute read)