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Remembering the First and Last American Officers to Die in WWI

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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Have a Get-Back-to-Church Story to Share? The Register Wants to Hear from You...

As in many places we’re starting to “Head back to Mass,” the Register would like to hear from you. What are you are seeing? Have you been to Mass inside the church itself? In the parking lot? Or…? What's it like now? Do you have interesting...

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10 Surprising and Little-Known Facts on Fatima

Many Catholics should know at least some of the basic facts about Our Lady of Fatima. We should know that our Blessed Mother appeared there six times, once a month from May through October. We should know about the Miracle of the Sun during that...

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Virtual Fatima Pilgrimage Planned by Blue Army for May 13 Anniversary

It’s hard to believe that this year there will be no pilgrims allowed at the Fatima shrine in Portugal for the annual May 13 celebrations to mark the 103rd anniversary of the first appearance of Our Blessed Mother to the three Fatima children....

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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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Pray to Fatima Children to Intercede for Coronavirus

The great influenza epidemic of 1918 stretched into the following year, bringing very harsh times for hundreds of millions around the world. Two of its victims, a brother and sister, became the two youngest non-martyred saints in the Catholic...

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Fatima Film Scene Debuts at Catholic Family Conference

The producers of the new move Fatima are surprising participants at the online Catholic Family Conference this May 2 as the producers debut a scene from the upcoming film. Originally scheduled to premiere in April, due to the coronavirus...

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New Artwork Shows St. Joseph as Young, Royal and Powerful

For his major new book on St. Joseph — Consecration to St. Joseph — Father Donald Calloway of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception also wanted to include images of this great saint. But the search wasn’t proving productive. Until he knew the...

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A Lesson Not to Be Ignored on the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

This year marks the 31st anniversary of St. John Paul II’s Redemptoris Custos — Guardian of the Redeemer. It also marks the 131st anniversary of Leo XIII’s encyclical Quamquam Pluries (On Devotion to St. Joseph). Being the feast of St. Joseph...

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The Perpetual Rosary Effort Against the Pandemic

On the banks of the Mississippi River in the city of Quincy, Illinois, Father Aaron Kuhn at Saint Peter Parish has spearheaded another major way to fight the coronavirus. Taking a lesson from Perpetual Eucharistic adoration, he’s organized the...