Archangels candle sparkles in photo taken of Our Lady of Good Success on her Feast Day
Photo/story used with permission from [Our Lady of Good Success].
This photo was taken at 4:30 AM before the Rosary of the Dawn on Candlemas Day - Feb 2 - Our Lady of Good Success' Feast Day. It is an electric candle. This statue is miraculous in that it was finished by the Archangels Michael, Raphael and Gabriel in 1611. It is a beautful story for Our Times.
"Then , in a twinkling of an eye, the statue was completed. The statue became animated as Mary walked into the statue herself. Our Lady of Good Success began to sing the "Magnificat". This occurred on the morning of January 16, 1611 at 3 A M. A choir of heavenly spirits began to sing "Salve Sancta Parens" which awakened the rest of the convent. The sisters rushed to the choir loft and found the statue transformed and surrounded by a heavenly light. What a surprise awaited Francisco del Castillo when he returned the next day with his paints to finish the statue!
The official blessing of the statue by the bishop was set for February 2, 1611....(hence her official feast day is Candlemas Day, Feb 2) Her official title is "Mary of Good Success of the Purification".