Monthly archive for February 2016

A Step Toward Unity with Orthodox Church

A Step Toward Unity with Orthodox Church

By Peter Anderson – On Friday, February 12, 2016, an important milestone was passed in the long road to restoring unity between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church, which have been separated since their tragic division in 1054. In the very unlikely location of

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The Child Jesus Desired Fervor for the First Saturdays Devotion

The Child Jesus Desired Fervor for the First Saturdays Devotion

By Donal Foley – February 15 is the anniversary of an important apparition of the Child Jesus to Sr. Lucia, which took place when she was at Pontevedra in Spain, in 1926, nearly nine years after the Fatima apparitions. Just a few months earlier, on

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Lent and the Penance that God Seeks and Requires

Lent and the Penance that God Seeks and Requires

By Barb Ernster “Does the Lord so delight in holocausts and sacrifices as in obedience to the command of the Lord? Obedience is better than sacrifice, and submission than the fat of rams (1 Sam 15:22). Samuel was not disapproving of sacrifices in general, but

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2016 Centenary of the Fatima Angel Apparitions – 1st Angel Apparition

2016 Centenary of the Fatima Angel Apparitions – 1st Angel Apparition

By Father Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R. This year my series of articles for Soul magazine will focus on the apparitions of the Angel who appeared in the year 1916 at Fatima, Portugal, to three children, Lucia dos Santos, Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto; 2016 is the

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Jacinta – Vision of Hell Changed Her Life

Jacinta – Vision of Hell Changed Her Life

Little Jacinta Marto died just shy of her 10th birthday on February 20, 1920, from tuberculosis and bronchial pneumonia. She died alone in a hospital in Lisbon as Our Lady foretold, embracing all her sufferings for the salvation of souls. Jacinta’s life was a perpetual

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