As my home state of Vermont, slowly recovers from its second greatest flood in history, I am reminded of the threat of the 1993 Great Flood of the Mississippi River.
On Sunday, August 1, 1993, I spoke at the St. Louis Eucharistic Congress during the height of the 1993 Great Flood of the Mississippi River. In my talk, I explained how Our Lady of Guadalupe interceded to save Mexico City from a horrible flood in 1634. The flood had already killed 30,000 people. The desperate citizens, imploring Our Lady’s help, carried the Miraculous Image through the knee-high floodwaters from the Basilica to the Cathedral in Mexico City. This was the first and only time such a procession has taken place. The flood miraculously ended.
After my talk, Congress participants asked me to imitate that procession and take the Missionary Image to the flooding Mississippi River. This river was originally named the River of the Immaculate Conception. Our Lady of Guadalupe is a representation of the Immaculate Conception.
I made an announcement of a spontaneous procession with the Missionary Image to the River. About 200 people joined me and we processed from the Cathedral of St. Louis to the great arch of the Gateway to the West and down the flood-swept steps to the riverside.
Hundreds of on-lookers joined us there and I sprinkled holy water into the river and prayed in the pouring rain for an abatement of the flood, the salvation of the dead and the healing of the sufferers. We concluded by singing “America the Beautiful.”
As we processed back, the rain suddenly stopped as we sang the very last note of the “Hail Holy Queen” hymn and the Cathedral bells unexpectedly rang out jubilantly at 5:20 PM! As we placed the Image into a van, a large flock of swallows suddenly swooped over us and circled continuously overhead. There were no other birds to be seen anywhere else.
The Mississippi River at St. Louis crested on that very day, on August 1, 1993, at 49.6 feet, nearly 20 feet above flood stage. It had a peak flow rate of 1,080,000 cubic feet. At this rate, a bowl the size of Busch Memorial Stadium in St. Louis would be filled to the brim in 70 seconds!
The next day, the floodwaters began to recede! The Congress organizers credited this to Our Lady of Guadalupe.
A few years later, I received an email from Sara Connelly Zervos who was in that procession. She reminded me of the grace of the receding of the Great Flood. She wrote,
On August 1, 1993, you spoke at the St. Louis Eucharistic Congress with the Missionary Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during the height of the Great Flood of 1993. The forecast for that weekend was for the flood stage to go to its highest level in history, and it did on that day at 49.6 feet, nearly 20 feet above flood stage, which was expected to inundate St. Louis.
However, on that day, the small group at the Congress, led by you with the Missionary Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, processed around the St. Louis Arch, praying for God’s mercy through the Mother of God.
The next day, the levees broke north of St. Louis and south of St. Louis, but St. Louis was saved. I was privileged by God to be there and witness this miracle.
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Wake up, my people! Come to the foot of my throne to receive mercy, peace, and forgiveness. Come to receive protection from what is soon to come upon the world. (Journal 856).
My children, dear children, do not despair. There is always hope. (Journal 319). I have told you of the remedy. That of the public practice of my Devotion and veneration of my Image. (Journal 671).
A Great Renewal of my Holy Church, of Mankind and, indeed, of All Creation will follow the cleansing action of my justice. How greatly I love my people! It is for your good, O mankind, that I allow my justice to be poured out in order to awaken your conscience and correct your sinful behavior. Yet you see how dearly I love you in that I continually warn you and even seek to comfort you in the pain of the cleansing which is almost upon you. (Journal 414).
Embrace my Devotion of Jesus King of All Nations for it is a great mercy given by your God for these most perilous times. Yours is the choice. I leave you free to accept or reject both my admonition and my gift. (Journal 376, 379).
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