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Sts. Joachim and Anne remind grandparents of their important role

Sts. Joachim and Anne remind grandparents of their important role

by Donal Anthony Foley July 26 is the Memorial of Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of the Virgin Mary and grandparents of Jesus Christ. This year, it coincides with World Youth Day taking place in Krakow, Poland, July 25-31. Sts. Joachim and Anne are not mentioned in the New Testament, but this should not surprise […]

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What are we to make of the vision of hell seen by the Fatima children on July 13, 1917?

What are we to make of the vision of hell seen by the Fatima children on July 13, 1917?

This was revealed in Sr. Lucia’s Third Memoir, written in the summer of 1941, when she revealed the first two parts of the Fatima secret—the first part of this secret was the vision of hell. She describes hell as being like a great sea of fire in which demons and souls in human form were […]

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Independence Day or Dependence Day?

Independence Day or Dependence Day?

By David Carollo – When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a […]

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From Colonial Times, Americans Desire Religious Freedom

From Colonial Times, Americans Desire Religious Freedom

By Larry Maginot – It seems very fitting that the Fatima Centennial coast-to-coast tour of the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue began in many of the states that were original colonies of the United States, the destinations of peoples in past centuries who set out from Europe in search of a place where they hoped to […]

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Sts. Peter and Paul: Examples of Faith & Conversion

Sts. Peter and Paul: Examples of Faith & Conversion

By David Carollo Today the Church celebrates the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. Simon Peter was the first of the Apostles to acknowledge Jesus as the Christ.  When asked, “Who do you say that I am?” Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God.”  This Divinely inspired answer showed that […]

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Our Mission is All in a Day’s Work

Our Mission is All in a Day’s Work

By Dan Wagner – As a member of the Shrine staff at the National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Washington, NJ, I am always inspired and encouraged when I see the mission of this place being carried out.  “How am I doing that?” I might ask myself some days when most of […]

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Pathway Biography featured on EWTN’s Bookmark

Pathway Biography featured on EWTN’s Bookmark

EWTN president and host of Bookmark, Doug Keck, interviews David Carollo about Sister Lucia’s biography, A Pathway Under the Gaze of Mary, Sunday, May 8, 2016. Available for purchase here  

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The Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

By Fr. Michael Venditti – Devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus is one of the most ancient devotions in the Church. From sub-Apostolic times, the Fathers of the Church paid tribute to the Redeemer’s love, declaring that the wound opened in His side was the hidden spring of all grace. Beginning in the […]

Feast of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts – Devotions Jesus Wanted

Feast of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts – Devotions Jesus Wanted

By Donal Anthony Foley – This week, June 3 and 4, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart and the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Given the attention to Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart in the Fatima message this is a feast which is dear to all Fatima supporters, but the Sacred […]

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Fatima – What Sets it Apart? – Relevant Radio’s On Call Show

Fatima – What Sets it Apart? – Relevant Radio’s On Call Show

Todd Ziesmer discusses the relevance of the Fatima message today and what sets it apart from other Marian apparitions, with host Kalley Yanta on Relevant Radio’s On Call with Wendy Wiese Show, April 18, 2016. Show begins at 29 minutes.  http://relevantradio.streamguys.us/OC%20Archive/OC20160418.mp3