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A 1946 interview with Sister Lucia about the consecration and requests of Our Lady

A 1946 interview with Sister Lucia about the consecration and requests of Our Lady

As published in the book Our Lady of Fatima by William Thomas Walsh (Image Books edition 1954. First printing May, 1947). In the convent of the Dorothean Sisters at Vilar, William Thomas Walsh, a distinguished author, historian and teacher who had thoroughly investigated the miracle

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Our role in the defeat of the global Communist revolution

Our role in the defeat of the global Communist revolution

By Deacon Bob Ellis The global Communist revolution underway today is a consequence of Russia having spread the errors of atheistic communism throughout the world, which Our Lady warned about at Fatima in 1917. If it succeeds, the primary finger of blame will point directly

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St. Junipero Serra, the “Apostle of California”

St. Junipero Serra, the “Apostle of California”

by Rev. Matthew R. Mauriello Miguel José Serra was born at Petra, Mallorca, Spain on Nov. 24, 1713, the son of humble farmers, Antonio Nadal Serra and Margarita Rosa Ferrer. According to local custom, he was baptized on the same day at St. Peter’s Church.

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Why God desired devotion to the Immaculate Heart

Why God desired devotion to the Immaculate Heart

By Barb Ernster – Why did Jesus want devotion to the Immaculate Heart established in the world, starting in 1917 at Fatima? After all, devotion to the Heart of Mary was widely practiced in the Middle Ages, including by many great saints. Saint John Eudes

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The unprecedented light of Our Lady of Fatima

The unprecedented light of Our Lady of Fatima

By Barb Ernster – In each of the six apparitions of the Blessed Mother at Fatima, she appeared dressed all in white and as if made of light and the light that radiated from her made the children see themselves in God and experience His

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The necessity of the Bread of Life

The necessity of the Bread of Life

By David Carollo – We hear the term “a new normal” lately. What does this mean?  The coronavirus has brought both a rational consciousness of the need for caution and increased sanitation, but also may be bringing about a call for the abandonment of sacred

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#Godstrong: We don’t have this – but God does

#Godstrong: We don’t have this – but God does

By Michaelyn Hein – A strange phenomenon has plagued families in recent decades. It is the problem of children attaching more to their peers than to their parents. This “peer orientation,” as Dr. Gordon Neufeld, PhD, comments, has become so common in our society, “that

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Giving my “all” on the front lines of nursing home ministry

Giving my “all” on the front lines of nursing home ministry

By Father Matthew Mauriello – As the chaplain of St. Camillus nursing home in Stamford, Conn., I have been reflecting on my ministry during this Covid19 situation. I was ordained in January 1988 and served as a priest in Ponce, P.R., before arriving in the

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For centuries, the Rosary has been victorious over things beyond our control

For centuries, the Rosary has been victorious over things beyond our control

by Prof. Michael Ogunu – Since May is the month of the Rosary, it is a good time to reflect on the many centuries to modern days, this powerful prayer has brought victory over threatening and evil forces. Beginning in the 7th century and for

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Praying for conversions? Try the Fatima Chaplet

Praying for conversions? Try the Fatima Chaplet

By Barb Ernster – The story of the conversion of Saul on the road to Damascus in Acts 9:1-20, is a fascinating read about the length and depth of God’s mercy and grace. Consumed with “murderous threats” against the disciples of Jesus after encouraging the

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