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Barb Ernster

Aloha from Hawaii

Journeying with the Blessed Mother Bishop Larry Silva sent us a short reflection to ponder as we venerate the Pilgrim Virgin of Fatima in Hawaii:   The Virgin Mary made three long journeys when she was carrying Jesus in her womb:  from Nazareth to the hill country of Judah to visit her relative Elizabeth, and the

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Pray for the U.S. Tour for Peace

Please join us in our praying for the success of the U.S. Tour for Peace, launching March 20, 2016. (To be prayed as a Morning Offering) O my Jesus, I accept and bear with submission whatever crosses God permits in my life today, for love of You, for the conversion of sinners, and in reparation

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Toronto Canada

Aug 3 Sat A: 3PM St. Patrick Stayner 215 Pine St Stayner L0M 1 S0 Aug 4 Sun D: After Mass St. Patrick Stayner 215 Pine St Stayner L0M 1 S0 Aug 5 A: 12noon D: 9PM St. Maria Goretti 717 Kennedy Road Scarborough M1K 2C1 Aug 6 TBD       Aug 7 A:

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Springfield, IL

The world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima that has been traveling worldwide for over 70 years will be in the Springfield area for just a few days. Please plan to attend one of the scheduled visits. You will be able to learn the story of Fatima and to venerate and pray with this beautiful

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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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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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We are all called to be evangelizers

As we get closer to the launch date of our coast-to-coast campaign, the Fatima Centennial Tour for Peace, I am reflecting on my current role as the custodian or escort of Our Lady. I feel unworthy but honored to travel with the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue. Why me? I often ask Our Lady. There

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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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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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