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PRODIGY

An unusual event produced by angelic power, whether good or bad, under God's positive or permissive providence. The term is more commonly associated with the diabolical phenomena, to distinguish true, though minor, miracles performed by the good angels, from demonic interventions.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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