Masonic Miraculous Medals?

Started by Spooky, October 28, 2015, 01:48:48 PM

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Spooky

I came across this on my FB feed:

https://traditionalaltarboy.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/check-your-miraculous-medals/

QuoteIf you haven't heard, the Freemasons have been making blasphemous versions of the miraculous medals by replacing the 12th star from Our Lady's crown with a Masonic compass. This may or may not be news to my viewers, but regardless: this must be put in the public.

And has a photo:


My thoughts is the "compass" is actually a monogram for Ave Maria. https://www.google.com/search?q=ave+maria&es_sm=122&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAmoVChMIurmpgvPlyAIVRSmICh2evAlY&biw=1920&bih=993#tbm=isch&q=ave+maria+symbol

But let's say it is the Masonic compass. Does that mean any prayers get hijacked? Or what exactly happens with "blasphemous versions" that nobody is aware are blasphemous?

jovan66102

Point A), I think you're right and it's a monogram of A&M. Point B), I would say absolutely nothing happens. God is not bound by such trivialities.

***ETA*** And thanks for that Google link! There's some beautiful work there! :)
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Gardener

It's not what Our Lady showed to St. Catherine Laboure, and it's therefore not a Miraculous Medal.

12 stars, not 11 and some ambiguous thing.
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Clare

In case it contains anything of interest, here is a thread I started some months back, about false Miraculous Medals.
Motes 'n' Beams blog

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Spooky

Thanks Clare. I probably should have searched first. You brought up the same questions I had and said it better. At what point does it become superstitious?