Although we do not celebrate Our Lady’s dormition or death as a liturgical feast day with a Mass, the Catholic Church has, from the earliest times, celebrated her glorious Assumption into Heaven, body and soul, on August 15. As of … Continue reading
Category: Our Lady
Martyr of the Brown Scapular, Blessed Isidore Bakanja
July 16 is the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and the Brown Scapular. ATX Catholic, Guadalupe Rodriguez: Blessed Isidore Bakanja is the first martyr of the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel whose feast we celebrate … Continue reading
Trump Receives Scapular From Governor of Guam
The Remnant: Last week President Trump received a scapular and a lesson on Fatima from Edward Baza Calvo, governor of Guam since 2011. Report is here.
Scuba Divers Pray to Our Lady of Fatima Underwater
Not sure what to think of this. In any event, the intentions of the Filipinos were good. And these scuba divers are like little children embracing their Mother, beautiful Watch the video. ChurchPop: In the video below, you see something pretty … Continue reading
Andrea Bocelli In Praise of Our Lady of Fatima
ChurchPop: Famous opera singer Andrea Bocelli recently performed at the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima, Portugal, as part of an on-going celebration of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions there. See here.
Mother Consecrates Infant Twins, Dying From Pneumonia, To Mary. Now They Are Religious
CNA: As infants, Monica and Cristian Moya were hovering on the verge of death. But after their mother consecrated them to the Virgin Mary, they recovered from a severe case of pneumonia. Story is here.
Saint John Eudes and the Middle Age Controversy Over the Immaculate Conception
I am reading Part One (of three parts) of The Wondrous Childhood of the Most Holy Mother of God by Saint John Eudes. It is a masterpiece of filial devotion to the Mother of God, reflecting on her holy childhood, … Continue reading
Frank Duff and the Legion of Mary
Catholic Exchange, Fr Donald Calloway, MIC: The Servant of God Frank Duff (1889-1980) was born into a wealthy family in Dublin, Ireland, in 1889. During his youth, he was hit in the ear by a cricket ball; consequently, his hearing … Continue reading
La Negrita: Miraculous Shrine of Our Lady in Costa Rica
Marge Fenelon: They call her La Negrita, or the Black Madonna, and she’s the Patron Saint of Costa Rica. In many ways, you might call her a “real doll.” In 1635, a young Tico, or native, girl looking for firewood in the … Continue reading
Police Officer Saves Lives of Three Women and Credits Blessed Virgin Mary
Aleteia, Cynthia Dermody: : Federick Yap was born and raised by his single mother in the Philippines, where he was baptized Catholic and attended Catholic school — but he never really considered himself very devout, nor did he have a … Continue reading
Egypt: The Apparition of Our Lady at Zeitoun, 50th Anniversary April 9
One would think that all Egypt would have been converted to the Catholic Faith upon a million people in 1968 having viewed this apparition, an apparition of Mary repeated many times (even the Moslem President at the time. Abdel Nasser … Continue reading
St. Maximilian Kolbe On the Immaculate Conception
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
America and the Immaculate Conception, Marian Morsels From a Convert
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
Sister Lucia at Fatima: ‘Close Your Umbrellas’!
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
Following Louis XVI King of France into Annihilation
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