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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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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

Our Lady’s adventures an everyday calling…

It was the next morning after the event.  The Pilgrim Virgin Statue had been hosted by the beautiful parish family of St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Center, NY, and many hearts had been moved.  This included the heart of one very special lady and dedicated volunteer at the Blue Army Shrine here in Washington, NJ – Mrs. Dorothy

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Barb Ernster

Our Lady’s Tour in New Hampshire

The Fatima Tour for Peace traveled to parishes in the Diocese of Manchester, NH, over the Mother’s Day weekend, a perfect time to give honor to our Holy Mother in Heaven as well as our mothers on earth.  She visited parishes in Nashua, Salem, and New Market, as well as a Carmelite Monastery in Concord. These

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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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Newark 2019

June 3 A: Noon D: 9 AM D: 6PM Sacred Heart Cathedral 89 Ridge St Newark June 4 A: 12:30 D: 11 AM JUNE 5 Our Lady of the Lake 32 Lakeside Ave Verona June 5 A: Noon  Our Lady of Grace 400 Kamena St. Fairview June 6 D: 12:30 PM Our Lady of Grace

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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

Bishop Baker Consecrates Birmingham Diocese to Immaculate Heart

Bishop Robert Baker consecrated the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama to the Immaculate Heart of Mary before the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Cathedral of St. Paul during the Fatima Centennial U.S. Tour for Peace visitation.

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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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