ACH095: In 1859, a young Belgian immigrant had an encounter in a Wisconsin forest with a woman surrounded by light. Tom and Noëlle Crowe relate how Adele accepted the call of Our Lady to catechize the children of the region and how 150 years later this became the first approved Marian apparition in the US.
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Links for this episode:
- Adele’s Story | The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help
- This is the only officially recognized Marian apparition in the United States
- First Approved Marian Apparition in the US, Champion, Wisconsin – Catholicism.org
- Called to Evangelize: The Story of Adele Brise and the Mariophany that Changed her Life
- Guided by Mary, Adele Brise taught children about Catholic faith | The Compass
- National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help – Wikipedia
- American Catholic History pilgrimage to the Kentucky Catholic Holy Land in 2021
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