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St. Joseph’s Apparition in the United States

This year marks the 60th anniversary of St. Joseph appearing to a nun in Ohio during March, 1958. He appeared during the continuing apparitions of the Blessed Mother under her title “Our Lady of America.” These private revelations to Sister Mary...

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How to Recognize False Mercy, According to Ven. Fulton Sheen

From his television and radio shows to his many writings, Archbishop Futon Sheen shared one prophetic insight after another into the way faith relates to life. He explained the time-bound in terms of the timeless. He did that in a convincing,...

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NY Court Rules in Favor of Sheen’s Transfer to Peoria

On March 5, the cause for the beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen took a step forward when a New York court ruled 5-0 in favor of Joan Sheen Cunningham’s petition to move Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s body from New York City to the Cathedral of...

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4 Ways to Gain a Plenary Indulgence Daily During Lent

Lent is a time for fasting from any number of things — favorite desserts, hypnotic television, and pervasive texting. On the other hand, this is naturally not time to fast from the spiritual goods. In fact, we can increase the spiritual goods in...

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Miraculous “Second Lepanto” Shows Power of the Rosary

It happened February 1646 in the Philippines. Warships of the Dutch Republic, which had recently fought a decades-long war in Europe with Spain, were in the South Pacific attempting to wrest complete control of the area. They had already formed...

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Fulton Sheen’s Clear Warning About the Anti-Christ

During his Jan. 26, 1947, radio broadcast, Venerable Fulton Sheen spoke as if he were peering into the 21st century. During that same talk, he also described what he believed the anti-Christ would be like. It might not at all be what many will...

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Did Fulton Sheen Prophesy About These Times?

Did Archbishop Fulton Sheen prophesy about these times? In a talk 72 years ago, Bishop Fulton Sheen appeared as visionary as prophets of old. “We are at the end of Christendom.” Archbishop Fulton Sheen said during a talk in 1947. Making clear...

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New Gradual Brings ‘Prayer Book English’ to the Mass

In 2009, Benedict XVI declared the Anglican patrimony was a “treasure to be shared” throughout the Universal Church and set up three ordinariates (akin to dioceses) directly under the pope himself, to provide a permanent home for this reunited...

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1980 Approved Marian Apparition Echoes Fatima

The year is 1980. The town is Cuapa, near the middle of Nicaragua — 59 straight miles northeast of the capital of Managua and 96 miles via highways and roads. The date is April 15. While carrying out his work as a simple church sacristan in what...

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Outstanding New Look at 10 Wonders of the Rosary

10 WONDERS OF THE ROSARY By Donald Calloway, MIC Marian Press, 2019 164 pages, $9.95 To order: ShopMercy.org or (800) 462 7426   Fresh off the presses is yet another major book by Marian Father Donald Calloway. This latest — 10 Wonders of...