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Peace on earth, in America? …Here’s how

Peace on earth, in America? …Here’s how

By E. William Sockey III Custodian of the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of the USA – In the spring of 1916, during World War I, Pope Benedict called on all the children of the warring nations to offer Holy Communion for an end of the

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Sister Lucia and interpretation of the third part of the Secret

Sister Lucia and interpretation of the third part of the Secret

By Kevin J. Symonds, M.A. – In his Theological Commentary on the third part of the secret of Fátima, Cardinal Ratzinger stated that Sister Lúcia “received the vision but not its interpretation.”[1] This statement conflicts with new information in the biography A Pathway Under the

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St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Message of Fatima

St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Message of Fatima

By E. William Sockey III From the letters of St. Maxmilian Kolbe (Office of Readings for August 14th) It is sad for us to see in our own time that indifferentism in its many forms is spreading like an epidemic not only among the laity

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Blessed be her glorious assumption

Blessed be her glorious assumption

By Barb Ernster The Divine Praises are a series of acclamations recited in the liturgy of Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. It was composed in a slightly shorter form by Luigi Felici, a Jesuit priest, in 1797, as a prayer to make reparation for blasphemy

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Our Lady revealed October miracle could have been greater

Our Lady revealed October miracle could have been greater

Our Lady revealed October miracle could have been greater

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Open or publish? A question on the third part of the secret of Fatima

Open or publish? A question on the third part of the secret of Fatima

By Kevin J. Symonds, MA In the year 1960, there was a general expectation that the third part of the secret of Fátima was going to be opened, read and published. When this expectation was not met, there was general disappointment. Recent information, however, has

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How the August apparition changed the Fatima children

How the August apparition changed the Fatima children

By Barb Ernster –      The month of August is traditionally dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. It is a great time to start practicing the First Saturdays devotion if you have not already made this commitment. This devotion consoles Our Lady, draws you

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A Facebook question – a book full of answers

A Facebook question – a book full of answers

By Barb Ernster – Christopher Sparks, 30, asked Facebook friends to finish the question: How can you still be Catholic when…? He quickly got all the questions he needed for his book, “How Can You Still be Catholic? 50 Answers to a Good Question” (Marian

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Soul Magazine receives Catholic Press Association awards

Soul Magazine receives Catholic Press Association awards

By Vincent Covello – The Catholic Press Association, with more than 250 members working in the Catholic media, announced its magazine awards for articles published in 2016.  Soul Magazine received three awards: First Place in the prestigious Magazine of the Year category for Prayer and

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The 12 promises of Jesus to those devoted to His Sacred Heart

The 12 promises of Jesus to those devoted to His Sacred Heart

Jesus revealed to St. Margaret Mary of Alacoque 12 promises to those who practice devotion to His Sacred Heart: I will give them all the graces necessary for their state of life. I will establish peace in their families. I will console them in all their

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