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Barb Ernster

The Blessed Mother looked into my very soul

From the Inbox: I was blessed to have been able to visit the traveling Blessed Mother statue while on her travels in  Michigan this past summer. I must tell you I was raised Protestant and I was very outspoken regarding the “Praying to the Blessed Mother”…or what I had perceived it to be. My husband

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Barb Ernster

On the road to Bridgeport, CT

By Dan Wagner This is the first day that I have filled in as an official custodian to the Pilgrim Virgin Statue and to be honest I am enjoying the work quite a bit more than I thought.  I was a little worried the whole two weeks would be a bit slow and repetitious to

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St. Petersburg 2021

Aug 23 Mon 6:25 PM Entrance Procession Blessed Sacrament 7001 S 12th Ave Tampa, FL Aug 24 Tue 8:30 AM Mass 10AM Depart Blessed Sacrament 7001 S 12th Ave Tampa, FL Aug 25 Wed 7PM – 10PM Mary Help of Christians 6400 E Chelsea St Tampa, FL Aug 26 Thu 5PM -9PM St. Cecilia 820

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Barb Ernster

Heavenly Voices Serenade Our Lady

The Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in New Ulm, MN asked for 5 more minutes with the statue on the night of October 16. The statue custodian joked with them that they would have to sing. And they did! Listen to their beautiful serenade to the Blessed Mother.

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Barb Ernster

Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Mary Visits Diocese of Madison

Catholic Herald by Kevin Wondrash MADISON — While there have not been any reported apparitions of the Blessed Mother in the Diocese of Madison recently, her presence was greatly felt. From September 26 to September 29, the Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima made stops in the diocese as part of its U.S.

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The Midwest

Sept 20 SUN Masses: 7AM, 10AM, 1PM Immaculate Conception 2708 S 24th St. Omaha, NE Sept 21 MON All Day Benedictines of Mary,Priory 8005 NW 66504 St. Gower, MO Sept 22 TUE Leave 10 AM Benedictines of Mary,Priory 8005 NW 66504 St. Gower, MO Sept 22 TUE Arrive3PM Confirmed 10PM Depart St. Patrick’s 1813 S.

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Kansas Schedule

Aug 7 7am-7PM Co-Cathedral of Kansas/St Joseph 519 N 10th St St. Joseph, MO 64501 Aug 8 6am-7PM St. John Lalande Parish 805 NW R D Mize Rd Blue Springs, MO 64015 Aug 9 6am-7PM Christ the King Parish 8510 Wornall Rd Kansas City, MO 64114 Aug 10 10am-7PM Our Lady of Good Counsel 3934

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Barb Ernster

Fatima statue’s cross-country pilgrimage to stop in Naperville

By Jane DonahueChicago Tribune/Naperville Sun Thirty years after the Virgin Mary appeared six times to three young children in the mountains of Fatima in 1917, two statues based on the description of one those children were carved from mahogany. One has a permanent home in the Chapel of Apparitions in Fatima, Portugal. The other –

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Tour Updates
Barb Ernster

Avalanche of Prayer for Peace in Buffalo – 1947 and Today

This week the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima has been traveling throughout the Diocese of Buffalo, and today will be at Our Lady of Fatima parish in Elba, NY.  How fitting that Our Lady is here on the First Saturday and the Feast of the Immaculate Heart, because this very same statue first entered the United States from

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Barb Ernster

Famous Fatima statue of Virgin Mary lands in Anchorage

The world-famous international Pilgrim Virgin Statue is just landed in Anchorage for a July 26-30 stop as part of a two-year U.S. tour for peace. The goal of this tour is to bring the graces of Fatima to the American people and help a new generation learn, live and spread the message of Fatima —

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