piercedhearts.org: “IMMACULATE CONCEPTION. These words fell from the lips of the Immaculata herself. Hence, they must tell us in the most precise and essential manner who she really is. Since human words are incapable of expressing divine realities, it follows that these … Continue reading
First Things, Alexei Sargeant: hen I was learning about Catholicism, as an Anglican in the process of converting, Mary was a sticking point. Yes, of course Jesus’s mother was “full of grace,” as the angel had said, and therefore worthy … Continue reading
Community in Mission, Msgr. Charles Pope: On at least two different occasions, Sr. Lucia gave the following instruction to the crowd at Fatima: “Close your umbrellas. Our Lady is coming!” In the pictures of the throngs gathered on the 13th of … Continue reading
It was on October 13, 1917, one hundred years ago, that the Miracle of the Sun was witnessed by 70,000 people at Fatima. Many of these witnesses were naysayers, atheists, and Catholic haters. They had come to Fatima expecting that … Continue reading
Fatima Network News, Nelson Hertel: Polonia semper fidelis, “Poland (is) always faithful” is one of the mottoes of the Polish nation, dating back to 1658 when Pope Alexander VII declared the city of Lwów (Lviv) to be so, after the inhabitants’ … Continue reading
In cooperation with America Needs Fatima, Saint Benedict Center is sponsoring a Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 14, beginning at Noon. This public act of Marian devotion is in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Miracle of the … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Edward Pronechen: As Our Lady of Sorrows, our Blessed Mother granted several promises for those who would honor her under this title, and Jesus also added four more for this devotion, and Our Lady appeared in Fatima … Continue reading
Aleteia, John Burger: As of Saturday morning, forecasts suggest that Hurricane Irma will devastate Florida’s west coast, with wind and storm surge from the Florida Keys through Naples and Fort Myers and up the coast to Tampa. “In the Florida … Continue reading
CNA: “We consecrate Scotland to you: all that we have, all that we love, all that we are. To you we give our minds and hearts, our bodies and souls. We willingly place at your service our homes and our families, … Continue reading
One Billion Stories, Seth DeMoor: It was 1949, in Denver Colorado, during the Polio epidemic when Mary Jane was stricken with bulbar polio, at that time a deadly disease. She was placed in a large machine called an “iron lung” … Continue reading
The Son of Thy Handmaid Behold the handmaid of the Lord, be it done unto me according to thy word (Our Lady’s Fiat at the Annunciation) Yesterday, August 22, is the traditional feast day for the Immaculate Heart of Mary. … Continue reading
Tradition in Action, Hugh O’Reilly: This is one of the extraordinary episodes recorded by Fr. Peter DeSmet at the first mission of the Flatheads Indians in St. Mary’s Mission in Bitter Root Valley, Montana. Story is here.
California Catholic Daily: In preview copy of Aug. 26 letter posted on diocese’s website, Bishop Robert Vasa asks that consecrations be performed after all Sunday Masses on Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10. More here.