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Our Lady of the Rosary – Only She Can Help You

Our Lady of the Rosary – Only She Can Help You

In all six of the apparitions at Fatima, “the beautiful lady” told the children to pray the rosary every day, especially to end the war and obtain peace. She promised to tell them who she was in October. On the 13th of that month, she

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The Message of Our Lady of Fatima is the Real Solution for our Times

The Message of Our Lady of Fatima is the Real Solution for our Times

By Deacon Bob Ellis – On July 13, 1917, during the third apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, little Lucia said to the beautiful lady from heaven: “I would like to ask you to tell us who you are, and to work a miracle so

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The Birthday of Mary: A Celebration of the Beginning of Our Salvation

The Birthday of Mary: A Celebration of the Beginning of Our Salvation

On the Via Santa Sofia in Milan, Italy stands the unassuming church of Maria Bambina. Elevated to the status of a basilica by St. John Paul II, the devotion to the infant Mary is promoted here and brought to the world. During my many trips to

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Lucia and Our Lady – BOOK REVIEW

Lucia and Our Lady – BOOK REVIEW

By Joseph Pronchen, August 22, 2015 issue of the National Catholic Register — A Pathway Under the Gaze of Mary offers new light about the message and the messenger of Fatima, visionary Sister Lucia dos Santos. With a unique touch, it is written collectively by the

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A Weekend of Celebration for Both the Church and the Nation

A Weekend of Celebration for Both the Church and the Nation

Pentecost is often referred to as the birthday of the Church.  Greek for the 50th day, it comes 50 days after Easter Sunday and 10 days after Ascension Thursday. The third Glorious Mystery of the Rosary, the descent of the Holy Spirit upon our Lady

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Fatima, Russia and the Consecration — on Relevant Radio

Relevant Radio dedicated a full hour to the Message of Fatima on May 13, the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. Radio host Drew Mariani interviewed David Carollo about Russia and the consecration of March 25, 1984.  He then interviewed Deacon Bob Ellis about the

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How Can A World Gone Mad Be Saved From Itself?

How Can A World Gone Mad Be Saved From Itself?

Jesus frequently opened with the words “peace be with you” when speaking to individuals and groups. The first words spoken by the Angel of Peace in 1916 to the three shepherd children of Fatima were “be not afraid.” Our Lady of Fatima’s first words to

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Cardinal Francis George, Rest in Peace

Cardinal Francis George, Rest in Peace

We are saddened to hear of the death of Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George.  His Eminence lost a long fought battle with cancer today.  As a Chicagoan I got to know him when he came to the city in 1997. I travelled with him to

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BOOK REVIEW: A Pathway Under the Gaze of Mary

By Don Fier When the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal for six successive months in 1917, she foretold that the younger two, Jacinta and Francisco Marto, would soon go to Heaven. But to the ten-year-old Lucia dos Santos she

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Blessed Francisco and Jacinta, Pray for Us

Blessed Francisco and Jacinta, Pray for Us

Today we celebrate the feast day of Blessed Jacinta and Francisco Marto. These simple souls never meant for earthly greatness, received the most important message of the 20th century.  Their witness to the world was that they could bring about the salvation of numerous souls

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