Monthly archive for September 2016

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

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.

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A Devotion Pleasing to God

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

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

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

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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,

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