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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...

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7 Wise Tips From St. Gianna Molla, for Life at Home and Always

St. Gianna is one of my favorite saints. She reminds me to seek God in all things — to trust him and to live well — striving to make holy each moment. If she were alive today, I could see us chatting over a cup of coffee about cute clothes,...

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Date Night Series Kicks Off New ‘Marriage Mystagogia’

During this time of COVID-19 lockdowns across the U.S., Catholic husbands and wives are experiencing new and possibly enormous stresses on their marriages and family life, as well as opportunities to grow in grace and love. But for five days...

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Divine Mercy Drive-Ins and Drive-Thrus This Past Sunday

Divine Mercy had a drive-in this past Sunday. As Catholics across the U.S. cannot “dine in” at the Eucharistic Feast, some parishes have opted to provide “take out” of God’s love in the form of holy hours and blessings in church parking lots. At...