Sanctuary of Oropa
Miracles to Oropa
Are miracles reported three legally recognized dall'Autorit Ecclesiastica, after the formal process.
Approved from the Church
On the left side of the Madonna of Sacello Oropa, there are three marble tombstones with inscriptions in Latin, which refer to the three miracles authenticated by canons regular processes. They are:
- John S was, at the age of eight years, with no relatives and devoid of any resource, therefore not left to live on charity. His life changes when four robbers robbed after the cut the tongue with a scissors. So dumb, he lived for eleven years and the charity work of their hands. In 1661 he went to Oropa and beseeches the Blessed Virgin recovered language. Known the fact, the Bishop of Vercelli established the canonical process. Were subjected to long questioning the miracle, the witnesses including the mayor, the parish priest and the doctor. You bring the best theologians of the diocese and issued the following decision: "We say, pronounce and declare that John Sà .. Was returned miraculously word and tongue, which had been amputated and that this happened supernatural and miraculous. And so on pure and true miracle is to be judge and publish, competing in it all the conditions required of the essence of a true miracle".
The plaque placed outside the Sacello is written:
JOANNE S.A. NATIONE SABAUDUS PATRIA CAMBERINSIS ELINGUI PRECE VIRGINEM IMPLORANS QUÆ VERBUM DEI MUNDO DEDIT EXECTAM PRÆ DONUM SEVITIA PROPE RADICES LUSTRA ANTE ALIQUOT LINGUAM HIC MOMENTO RECEPIT ET AD DEIPARÆ LAUDES VOCIBUS SUIS SAXUM HOC ERUDIVIT – ANNO SALUTIS MDCLXI SEPTID MARTIL
Translation: "John D Country of Birth Savoiardi Chambery, imploring with a previous language without the Virgin who gave the world the Word of God, received the new language tagliatagli for cruelty by some marauders until the root several years before, here at a time and instructed his voice this rock to praise of the Mother of God".
- Perrone Giovanni Battista in 1718 was taken prisoner by the Turks who seek to deny the Catholic faith, he was refusing to cut off the tongue. The Franciscan Fathers redeem him so he could return to Piedmont. Oropa came to the coronation of the statue of Mary miracles of Oropa and received grace. At the moment when Bishop Gattinara Bishop of Alexandria lies on the head of the new Virgin tiara, she felt the language and grow up to speak. As in previous cases was instituted in canonical process that ended in 1724 as endorsing miracle "recovery of language and speech by John Perrone".
- John Vallet was born healthy, but at the age of nine years comes a disease that led to the paralysis and total immobility. Lay motionless for eighteen years, then in 1672, will recommend to the Madonna and vote to go to a full sanctuary of Oropa in case of a cure. Done voting immediately healed. The Bishop of Aosta Alberto Bailly, assisted by nine theologians and Canons, established the canon. Examined the documents, after doctors and theologians ended with the following sentence: ".. it was cleaned up in no time .. and freed from paralysis, and therefore we affirm and declare as the miracle health obtained by the said James
plaque placed outside of Sacello is written:
IACOBUS VALLET CAMPORCHIENSIS DIO ECESIS AUGUSTA TOTO CONVULSUS CORPORE NATURALIBUS DESTITUTUS OFFICIIS OCTODECIM ANNO IMMOBILIS IACUIT IN PRÆSEPIO OROPEAM VIRGINEM IMPLORANS SANITATI MOMENTO RESTITUTUS RENEFICAM GRATUS ADORAT - ANNO DOMINI MDCLXXII
Translation: "James Vallet Champorcher of the diocese of Aosta suffering colvulsioni of all over the body, deprived of natural capacity for eighteen years lay motionless in a stable imploring the Virgin of Oropa, in a moment he was returned to health, grateful venerates his benefactor".
Summary of miraclesIn order to obtain the Santa established the award of the office and their Mass of Our Lady of Oropa, in 1856 Monsignor Losana Rome sent a summary of wonders, produced by deposition preserved in the records of the Shrine. Here's the list:
14 - Blind have recovered sight
02 - Deaf have recovered their hearing.
27 – Lame han recovered mobility
14 – Mutes language and have recovered without the words
05 – crazy has revitalized the reason
11 – have been saved from the plague
11 – have been saved from paralysis
11 – From hernia, iscurria, hernia
11 – With epilepsy
35 - From sore head, throat, chest and hips
23 – fever
11 – From hydropsy, Etis, blood flows
41 – From Wounds
26 – From gangrene and ulcers
48 – Reported deaths from diseases
17 – From maternity difficult
58 – From sinking
73 – Falls from hasty
08 – By strokes of lightning
20 – From crushing wheels
26 – From life-threatening
06 - And freed from death by asphyxiation
10 – Loose from the shackles
14 - Freed from evil spirits
14 – Thanks conferred a distinct personalities and Sovereigns
24 – A whole city.