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54 Days to Lepanto-Like Victory for Our Nation

There are 54 days from August 15, the Feast of the Assumption, to October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary — 54 days that can bring change to the morality and healing to our country. The way? Through the “Novena for Our Nation,” a 54...

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This Marian Pope Popularized Fatima—And It’s Not Who You Think

Which pope is the first “Fatima pope”? “Fatima owes its present popularity in the Church very largely to the interest and encouragement of Pope Pius XII,” Servant of God Jesuit Father John Hardon wrote back in 1952. “It was Pius XII among the...

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8 Even More Surprising Facts About Our Lady of Fatima

On this 100th anniversary year of the apparitions of Our Lady as Our Lady of the Rosary at Fatima, we should become familiar with the major facts and put them into practice. At the same time, there are many surprising and little-known Fatima...

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Celebrating the Feast of St. James in Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela on the feast of Saint James the Apostle is a life goal for many. This city is the place where (tradition holds) the remains of Saint James the Great are buried. The city population is just around one hundred thousand, but...

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These WWII Stories of Heroism Will Make You See Dunkirk in a Whole New Light

The story of Dunkirk — with all of its heroism and what many called the “Miracle of Dunkirk” — bolstered the hopes and morale of the British, as defeat seemed behind the door closing on them in France in World War II’s early days. The...

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The EWTN Pilgrims are on Day 4 of the Camino

The crunch of gravel and the pounding of the pavement met our ears as our weary feet hit the trail early this morning. The cool darkness surrounded us like a cloud as we tried to kick our aching legs into gear. We are on the fourth day of our...

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EWTN Pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago (Day 1)

Why does one go on a pilgrimage? That question has been asked and answered by countless people throughout history. Today we especially ask the question when people travel the Camino de Santiago. For our EWTN crew, the question is quite simple. We...

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On the 200th Anniversary of Jane Austen's Death, Love Endures

The beloved novelist died July 18, 1817 — and her moral lessons and lovely characters live on in her wonderful words 200 years later. Why does Austen endure? I think, at their core, Miss Austen’s boy-meets-girl stories stand the test of time...

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On July 13, 1917, Our Lady of Fatima Showed a Vision of Hell and Taught Us How to Avoid It

A hundred years ago, during the Fatima apparition on July 13, 1917, there was mention of the Rosary, a vision of hell, direction to help sinners, talk of consecration to the Immaculate Heart and consecration of Russia. Our Lady began by...

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CatholicMom.Com Joins Big Family

As of July 1, that very popular website CatholicMom.com has joined forces with Father Patrick Peyton’s Family — the Holy Cross Family Ministries. It promises to be quite a Catholic marriage. “It’s providential,” Holy Cross Father Willy Raymond,...