In Washington, DC in1824, Ann Mattingly, a Catholic widow, suffered terribly from a debilitating and horribly painful cancer. A priest friend who came to her bedside wrote to a German priest who was known as a miracle worker. Many trans-Atlantic letters later, Mass was offered at the same time and specific prayers were prayed over Mrs. Mattingly, and suddenly her cancer, and pain, were gone.
- Tragedy and Grace | America Magazine
- Ann Carbery Mattingly (1784-1855) – Find A Grave Memorial
- The Works of the Right Reverend John England: Part 5. Occasional letters – John England – Google Books
- Mrs. Mattingly’s Miracle: The Prince, the Widow, and the Cure That Shocked Washington City
- A Collection of Affidavits and Certificates Relative to the Wonderful Cure of Mrs. Ann Mattingly: Which Took Place in the City of Washington, D.C. on the Tenth of March, 1824
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