The Impossible Dream:

Author of Don Quixote Miguel Cervantes‘ PROUDEST Moment: 

“In September 1571, Cervantes sailed on board the Marquesa, part of the Holy League fleet under Don John of Austria, illegitimate half brother of Phillip II of Spain; on 7 October, they defeated the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto.”

Our Lady of Victory got her “nickname” at that SAME battle of Lepanto.

Parish Priest Father Baker sees OLV in Paris – 50 years later he speaks Her Basilica greatness into being: His story: