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Our Lady of Fatima at March for Life

Our Lady of Fatima at March for Life

The World Apostolate of Fatima, USA, Our Lady’s Blue Army, will join the March for Life 2015 in Washington D.C., Thursday, January 22, 2015, processing with the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, and joined by hundreds of students from Benedictine College

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Terrorism, Islam & Our Lady of the Rosary

Terrorism, Islam & Our Lady of the Rosary

By Deacon Bob Ellis Fear and apprehension can cripple our ability to see clearly and act rationally. When it is generated by misunderstanding and falsehood, it is particularly tragic because it frequently breeds distrust among those who need to collaborate with one another in order

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Solemnity of the Mother of God

Solemnity of the Mother of God

On New Years Day the secular world celebrates the beginning of the calendar year with celebrations and resolutions. We all reassess our accomplishments and failures of the past year and vow to make the new one more successful. Some resolutions will lead to better living

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The Lights of Christmas Must Shine Throughout the Year

The Lights of Christmas Must Shine Throughout the Year

We may have taken our Christmas lights down, but we must not let them go out. During my pastor’s homily at our Christmas Mass at Midnight he commented on the beautiful decorations loaded to the gills with lights of many colors; some flickering, others radiating

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Christmas invites reconciliation with God

Christmas invites reconciliation with God

The office is now closed for the Christmas Holiday. All have gone home to their families and are looking forward to a long weekend. The prayer which we have been praying since the feast of St. Andrew is focused on the midnight hour on Christmas

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Looking Back: A Christmas to Remember

Looking Back:  A Christmas to Remember

By Barb Ernster Just one year after Pope John Paul II’s consecration of the whole world, including Russia, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on March 1984, the new Soviet Union president Communist Party leader Mikhail Gorbachev began instituting democratic reforms in the spring of

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Under the Mantle of Mary: Consecration leads to greater practice of First Saturdays

By Fr. Francisco Pereira Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal The Archdiocese of Portland (Oregon) was the first dioceses in the United States to make its consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, under the mantle of the Holy Virgin of Fatima, which took

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Seeking just decision through Mary, conceived without sin

Seeking just decision through Mary, conceived without sin

By David Carollo, Executive Director – When the Angel Gabriel greeted Mary as “Full of Grace” at the Annunciation, he defined her as someone special in the eyes of God. To be full of grace there must be no imperfection present. This was not the

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Happy Thanksgiving! Yes? Not? Maybe? or For How Much Longer?

Happy Thanksgiving!  Yes? Not? Maybe? or For How Much Longer?

We’ve so much to be thankful for that I’m reminded of the final verse in John’s Gospel [21:25] which reads:  “But there are also many other things which Jesus did;  which, if they were written every one, the world itself, I think, would not be

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The Souls in Purgatory Depend on Our Prayers

The Souls in Purgatory Depend on Our Prayers

“It is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins” (2 Mac 12:46). On November 1st we celebrated the feast of All Saints.  On this day we looked to all who have been found worthy

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