Blog for Dallas Area Catholics: …….and the end of the liturgical year. You know me, I have to upload pretty much any material from Fr. Michael Rodriguez that goes public. He just helped me out this weekend with advice on … Continue reading
From the city of saints, Lima, Peru. The new president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, was sworn into office this past July. His father was a medical doctor, worked in Poland before moving to Lima. Pedro learned much from his example as he … Continue reading
This is surely a miracle. CNA: Seven young women in Kirkuk credit the Virgin Mary for their safety after spending a harrowing eight hours hidden underneath beds while Islamic State group fighters used their room as a hideout during an assault … Continue reading
Dr. Mario Enzler: On the liturgical calendar October 7th is the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. This feast celebrates the naval victory of the Holy League fleet at Lepanto which in 1571 saved Christian Civilization from defeat at the hands … Continue reading
Mountain Catholic: Here’s four (literally) awesome facts about the tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe: 1. It has qualities that are humanly impossible to replicate. Made primarily of cactus fibers, a tilma was typically of very poor quality and had a rough … Continue reading
Church Militant, Bradley Eli: Our Lady of Fatima, represented by the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue, will be processing down Chicago’s streets starting at St. John Cantius Church this Saturday, August 27. Read more here.
AsiaNews: Hundreds of thousands of people, both Catholic and non Catholic this month have flocked to the nation’s Marian shrines to celebrate the feasts of St. Anne and the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. More here.
I use the word “dormition” (sleep) in the title as Our Lord used it in referring to the death of Lazarus. Our Lady did truly die, desiring to be in all things like Jesus, as the article that follows demonstrates … Continue reading
There are four defined dogmas of the Faith concerning Our Lady’s divine prerogatives. They are: 1) Her Immaculate Conception, 2) Her Perpetual Virginity, 3) Her Divine Maternity, and 4) Her Glorious Assumption. How fitting it is that she whose fiat … Continue reading
AsiaNews: The Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Bechara Rai, yesterday renewed the consecration of Lebanon and all the Middle East to the “Immaculate Heart of Mary” (pictured). The devotional act comes within the framework of the Fatima apparitions (1917), during which the Blessed … Continue reading
AsiaNews: Thousands of Catholics have come on pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Sheshan, on the feast day of Mary Help of Christians. But according to the Diocese of Shanghai, the lists of pilgrims include at least 20,000 people … Continue reading
1Peter5: Today, May 21, 2016, the Holy See Press Office has released, in its daily bulletin, a statement attributed to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The statement categorically denies the affirmation, reported here, from Fr. Ingo Dollinger, which speaks of a private conversation … Continue reading
1Peter5: Maike Hickson:Today, on the Feast of Pentecost, I called Fr. Ingo Dollinger, a German priest and former professor of theology in Brasil, who is now quite elderly and physically weak. He has been a personal friend of Pope Emeritus Benedict … Continue reading
AsiaNews: The people of Aleppo “are in shock, the schools are closed, children stay at home, shops have lowered their shutters…the streets “have been emptied of cars and people”. Everyone, “avoids having to go out, although this does not mean that … Continue reading
This is a good and concise defense of the dogma of Our Lady’s Perpetual Virginity by Tim Staples for Catholic Answers. Perhaps the two most commonly employed texts by those who deny Mary’s perpetual virginity are: Matthew 13:55-56: Is not this the … Continue reading