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Miracle Basics

You'll find introductory information about miracles here. Read answers to questions that people frequently ask about miracles, as well as descriptions of how various world religions view miracles.
  1. Miraculous Apparitions of Mary (16)
  2. Patron Saint Glossary (118)

Modern Miracles
Here's a look at five news stories about events that some people consider to be modern miracles.

Miracles of the Torah
The Torah describes the miracles of a living God at work in the world he has created. Find out about it here!

Miracles of the Gospels
Who is Jesus and what miracles has he performed? The Bible's four Gospel books (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) describe Jesus' miraculous ministry. Find out about it here!

Miracles of the Qur’an
The Qur’an declares that its very text is a miracle because of the way in which it was delivered to the prophet Muhammad through Archangel Gabriel. Find out about it here!

What are Some Stories of Animals Helping People in Miraculous Ways?
Sometimes miracles happen when people need help and animals reach out to the humans they love...

St. Francis of Assisi: Patron Saint of Animals
St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Catholic Church's worldwide Franciscan order, was known for his love for the most vulnerable: poor people, sick people, and animals. He now serves as the patron saint of all animals. Here's a look at Francis' life and some of the miracles people say God performed through him.

How Did Francis of Assisi Begin the Christmas Nativity Scene Tradition?
People worldwide use nativity scenes to celebrate the miracles of Christmas. Learn the story of how Saint Francis of Assisi began this popular Christmas tradition!

Saints
Saints are ordinary people through whom God has done the extraordinary work of performing miracles. During their lifetimes, they made mistakes like all people do, but it was their faith in God and their willingness to trust him that invited God to work miracles through them. Now, in heaven, saints pray for the people who pray to them for help...

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