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Corpus Christi Processions are Making a Comeback

In many towns in New England and several other parts of the country, the faith has seen better days especially when we recall their long history of Catholicism and its outward displays — like processions. But there are signs of a revival. One...

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What You Need to Know About the June 13 Fatima Apparition

When our Blessed Mother appeared in Fatima on June 13, 1917, the first direction she gave was to continue to pray the Rosary daily. They she gave two essential new directions. The second was a prayer she added to the Rosary. In 1208, Our Lady...

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Remembering ‘the Love That Paid the Price’ on D-Day

Men and women across North America and Europe — and especially Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. — are commemorating the anniversary of D-Day today and the events of that fateful day, June 6, 1944, which launched a major turning point in World War...

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When Your Pilgrimage Ends in Giving Your Life to Christ as a Martyr

CAIRO — On a Friday afternoon, a large group of Christians in Egypt went on pilgrimage to the monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor. The Christian families — grandparents, parents, and children — boarded the bus along with two other vehicles for...

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Remembering the First and Last American Officers to Die in World War I

Memorial Day remember so many killed in the nation’s wars. On this 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I on April 6, 1917, we can remember two men in that conflict — the first and the last American officers to die...

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Our Lady of Fatima Continues U.S. Tour with Sts. Jacinta and Francisco

On May 12, the UN International Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima was in the United Nations in New York City on a most-needed peacekeeping mission. This was Mary’s second visit to the UN headquarters. The first was 65 years ago. This time the...

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day 365 Times a Year

Every May Mother’s Day gives us a chance to honor our mothers in some special way. But on that day, do we honor our heavenly Mother too? But why only one day a year? Shouldn’t we make every day a Mother’s Day by honoring our Mother and our...

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Did You Know That Our Lady of Fatima Once Cured Padre Pio?

Most everyone knows of Our Lady of Fatima. Most everyone has heard of St. Padre Pio. But how many know that Padre Pio was very seriously ill, bedridden, and Our Lady of Fatima visited him to cure him? The miraculous event happened in 1959. That...

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10 Must-Know Facts on Fatima

Fatima’s 100th anniversary gives us yet another chance to do more than just familiarize ourselves with the messages of Fatima. It gives us the opportunity to really take the messages of Our Lady to heart and put them into the practice. Isn’t that...

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Fatima’s Other Miracle After the Sun Danced

Several years ago Carl Malburg had the privilege of speaking with a woman who was present in Fatima at the Miracle of the Sun. But what she really wanted to tell him about was the second miracle she witnessed there at Fatima shortly after she and...