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Barb Ernster

Bishops to Entrust State of Wisconsin to Mary

Joe Poirier, Catholic Herald Staff | September 30, 2016 ST. FRANCIS — Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki will entrust the faithful of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and the other four dioceses in Wisconsin to Mary, Mother of Mercy, Friday, Oct. 7, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, at St. Veronica Parish, Milwaukee. It will

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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

Mater Dei radio discusses the Tour for Peace in Portland

Catholic Radio host Dina Marie Hale discusses the Fatima Tour for Peace in Portland, Ore., with David Carollo and Barb Ernster. Learn more about the importance of First Saturday devotions and how the August apparition changed the children of Fatima, 8/3/2017.

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Barb Ernster

Host parishes near Sutherland Springs, TX, pray for victims of mass shooting

Host parishes in the dioceses of San Antonio and Victoria, TX, are praying especially for their brothers and sisters of First Baptist Church in nearby Sutherland Springs where 26 people were shot and killed and 20 more wounded by Devin Patrick Kelley. The host parishes include St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Converse, St. Mary’s Catholic

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Tour Updates
Barb Ernster

Letter from Camden, NJ

Dear [Mr. Carollo:] As we get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day tomorrow we felt it was time to reach out to you.   It’s been just over a month since the statue of Our Lady visited our parish and this email is long overdue.  The experience of our parish was like so many others have and

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Louisiana 2018

DATE TIME PARISH/VENUE ADDRESS CITY STATE FEBRUARY Feb 15 Arrive 5:00 PM St Anne and St Vincent Mission 100 Church Rd Morganza LA Feb 18 Depart 8:00 AM St Anne and St Vincent Mission 100 Church Rd Morganza LA Feb 21 Arrive 6AM St. Jane de Chantal 72040 Maple Abita Springs LA Feb 22 Depart

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Barb Ernster

Our Lady of Fatima and the Midnight Appointment

By John Burger, Aleteia.org As the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady tours the United States, one man has much to be grateful for. Jim didn’t always feel comfortable being in church. As a man with same-sex attraction, he felt that the regulars would sit in judgment of him. God knows he tried. As a young

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