Pentecost is often referred to as the birthday of the Church. Greek for the 50th day, it comes 50 days after Easter Sunday and 10 days after Ascension Thursday. The third Glorious Mystery of the Rosary, the descent of the Holy Spirit upon our Lady and the apostles, commemorates this special day when after Our […]
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Vincent J. Covello Today we often witness people, who by their words or actions, spurn the Ten Commandments. They will say things like: “It’s my body to do with as I please,” or “I take no responsibility for my actions, it’s always someone else’s fault,” or “Why follow rules written over 3,000 years ago?” Are […]
By Greg Wasson The center of Fatima spirituality is Jesus Christ himself and through him the Most Holy Trinity. This is also the form of all authentic Christian spirituality. Therefore we can be assured that the Fatima program is a legitimate way to God. The Church’s approval of these apparitions validates this assurance. The spirituality […]
By Carol Monaco The Rosary is such a sweet and simple prayer, and it is so powerful that it can truly change the world for the better. Why, then, is it so difficult to set aside 15 minutes a day to pray it? Perhaps we mistake the Rosary’s simplicity for insignificance. How can such an […]
The following is an unofficial translation of an address given by His Eminence Angelo Cardinal Amato at the Pontifical University Antonianum on the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal. The address was published in Italian on the web site of L’Osservatore Romano from which this translation was made. English translation copyright 2015, Kevin J. […]
Relevant Radio dedicated a full hour to the Message of Fatima on May 13, the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. Radio host Drew Mariani interviewed David Carollo about Russia and the consecration of March 25, 1984. He then interviewed Deacon Bob Ellis about the message of Fatima and the urgency of responding to Our […]
The Eternal World Television Network (EWTN) will feature Executive Director David Carollo with Father Andrew Apostoli on the show, Sunday Night Prime, on Sunday, May 10th at 8 p.m. Eastern time. The two will discuss Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s devotion to Our Lady of Fatima and the message she gave to the world.
Jesus frequently opened with the words “peace be with you” when speaking to individuals and groups. The first words spoken by the Angel of Peace in 1916 to the three shepherd children of Fatima were “be not afraid.” Our Lady of Fatima’s first words to these children on May 13, 1917 were “Do not be […]
We are saddened to hear of the death of Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George. His Eminence lost a long fought battle with cancer today. As a Chicagoan I got to know him when he came to the city in 1997. I travelled with him to Rome that year when he received the Pallium from Pope […]
As a member of the Blue Army I naturally wear the Brown Scapular, but a friend of mine showed me the scapular she wears as a Third Order Dominican, and it’s white. I’ve also seen a green scapular. Why are there so many different scapulars, and what do they mean?