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Bishop encourages faithful to imitate saint in homily at Blue Army Shrine
By September 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Bishop encourages faithful to imitate saint in homily at Blue Army Shrine

Published by the Catholic Spirit By Anthony Salamone September 22, 2016 While a seminarian studying in Rome during the early 1990s, Bishop James F. Checchio shared a meal with then Mother Teresa of Calcutta — the missionary nun known for her extensive works of charity. “I remember as I was leaving,” the bishop said during […]

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The October Miracle and the Unbeliever
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The October Miracle and the Unbeliever

Mario Godinho was a member of a distinguished Portuguese family. An engineer from Vila do Paco, he went to Fatima in 1917 simply because he had an automobile that could get his mother and family members there because they believed in the supernatural events taking place. Godinho did not believe in the apparitions and supposed […]

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A Devotion Pleasing to God
By September 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

A Devotion Pleasing to God

On July 24, 1927, Lucia wrote to her mother concerning the great importance of the first Saturday Communion of Reparation. J.M.J. My Dearest Mother, Since I know that, when you receive a letter from me, you receive, at the same time, a consolation, I decided to write this one to encourage you to offer up […]

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St. Padre Pio – Spiritual Father of the World Apostolate of Fatima
By September 22, 2016 1 Comments Read More →

St. Padre Pio – Spiritual Father of the World Apostolate of Fatima

By Donal Foley – St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, whose feast day is celebrated September 23, was both a great supporter of the Rosary and of the Fatima message.  He called the Rosary a “spiritual weapon,” and said, “Mary has recommended the Rosary at Lourdes and Fatima because of it’s exceptional value for us and our […]

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Immaculate Heart of Mary

By Ray Sullivan – There are many devotions in the Holy Catholic Church, all of which lead us to Christ. None of them exist for any purpose other than to help us to know Jesus, to love Jesus, and to serve Jesus in this world, so that we get to spend a blissful eternity with […]

David Carollo and Fr. Joshua Caswell

David Carollo and Fr. Joshua Caswell

Dave Carollo is joined by Father Joshua Caswell of St. John Cantius Church in Chicago to discuss the latest events going on in society today.  Both share their opinions on how our relationship with God, brings us closer to His love, as well as His help in times of need and help.  They also share the exciting upcoming […]

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We have a Strong Advocate in Mary, Queen of Heaven

We have a Strong Advocate in Mary, Queen of Heaven

By Donal Anthony Foley – Today’s feast of the Queenship of Mary was introduced into the Church’s liturgical calendar on October 11, 1954 by Pope Pius XII in his encyclical Ad caeli reginam (“The Queen of Heaven”). The previous year, he had written Fulgens corona (“Radiant Crown”) and ordained that 1954 should be a Marian […]

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Thousands Respond to 54-Day Novena for Nation

Thousands Respond to 54-Day Novena for Nation

On this Feast of the Assumption, thousands of people are responding to the request from the Holy League and Cardinal Raymond Burke to begin praying the 54 Day Novena for our Nation today through October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary https://www.novenaforournation.com/. This is also an appropriate response in lieu of the […]

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Console Mary:  Novena and First Saturday Devotion to Atone for Black Mass

Console Mary: Novena and First Saturday Devotion to Atone for Black Mass

The Oklahoma City Civic Center is once again ground zero for a blasphemous Black Mass followed by an offensive ritual called “Consumption of Mary,” to be performed by Satanist priest Adam Daniels, a registered sex offender and leader of the Church of Ahriman. This is set to take place on August 15th, the Feast of […]

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The Unknown Doctor Who Tried to Save Edith Stein

The Unknown Doctor Who Tried to Save Edith Stein

By Barb Ernster – St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross is better known as Edith Stein, the famous German philosopher who was gassed at Auschwitz on August 9, 1942. Stein was born into a devout Jewish family and became an atheist at age 13. She was drawn to the Catholic Faith after reading the works […]