14th March : Our Lady Of De La Breche

Our Lady Of De La Breche

Country : France

Year : 1568

Near the city of Chartres every year a procession takes place in thanksgiving to Our Lady for having delivered the city of Chartres when it was besieged by heretics in the year 1568.

It was during this siege that not a cannon ball or musket ball fired by the enemy at the image of our Lady, placed upon the Drouaise Gate, struck the statue; although marks of the cannon and musket balls are seen two or three inches from the image.  “I shall place enmity between thee and the Woman.  She shall crush thy head…” is indeed verified at the shrine of la Breche.