Margaret Mary Alacoque, virgin – October 16th
St Margaret Mary Alacoque (d. 1690, Paray-le-Monial, France) (Relics: Paray-le-Monial, France)
First Class Relics
Chapelle des Apparitions
(Chapel of the Apparitions)
16 Rue de la Visitation
71600 Paray-le-Monial, France
*The body of St Margaret Mary Alacoque is enshrined within this small church.
*This is also the church where she received the visions of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Churches of Honor in Rome
St Peter’s Basilica
Altar of the Sacred Heart
*Located at the base of the far left column.
*A mosaic above this altar depicts Christ revealing his Sacred Heart to St Margaret Mary Alacoque.
Casa Santa Maria (House of Our Lady)
Via dell’Umilta 30
*Located south of the Trevi fountain.
*A community of Visitation Nuns occupied this residence during the early part of the 19th century. Therefore, the beatification of St Margaret Mary Alacoque was officially announced in a chapel located here.
Nostra Signora del Sacro Cuore (Our Lady of the Sacred Heart)
Corso del Rinascimento 27
*This church is at Piazza Navona.
*The fourth chapel on the right side of the nave is dedicated to St Margaret Mary Alacoque.