This is the inspiring story of a simple farm girl who followed her dream and became a Sister, a Sister to whom the Blessed Virgin chose to appear! Readers ages 9-15 will appreciate the in-depth look at her fascinating life journey, presented here in 10 engaging chapters. Paperback, 138 pages. Catherine Laboure, a Burgundy farm girl who, after a prophetic dream of St. Vincent de Paul, became a Sister of Charity in Paris and later in Enghien, where she cooked and mended and cared for the inmates of a home for elderly men. To this obscure Sister the Blessed Virgin appeared, made prophecies, and commissioned the making of the Medal which soon came to be known at “miraculous” because of the favors wrought. St. Catherine Laboure lived a life of prayer and service to the poor. She was canonized in 1947.