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Barb Ernster

Statue Visits EWTN Beautiful Tribute to Our Lady by Fr. Joseph Mary

The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue visited the EWTN Chapel on January 12, 2017 as part of its tour through Alabama. She was present during the Mass, and Fr. Joseph Mary gave an inspiring homily on the story and history of the statue, the Fatima message, and Mary’s presence in our lives today.  Homily begins at 5:42.

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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

Chicago Tour to Begin with 1000-Person Candlelight Procession

The Chicago Tour for Peace with the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue begins Saturday, August 27 at St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter Street, commencing with a 1000-person candlelight procession at 7:45PM. The procession will travel to Eckhart Park (1330 W. Chicago Ave) along Chicago Avenue (1/2 mile). After a brief prayer at the park it will

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San Bernardino 2019

May 10 A: 6 AM D: 8 PM Holy Name of Jesus   Redsland, CA May 11 A: 8 AM D; 8 PM Local Nursing homes & Holy Name of Jesus   Redlands, CA May 12 A: 7 AM D: 8 PM Immaculate Conception Church   Colton, CA May 13 A: 7 AM D: 7

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Barb Ernster

From Colonial Times, Americans Desire Religious Freedom

By Larry Maginot – It seems very fitting that the Fatima Centennial coast-to-coast tour of the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue began in many of the states that were original colonies of the United States, the destinations of peoples in past centuries who set out from Europe in search of a place where they hoped to

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Joliet 2019

Days Hours Minutes Seconds Our Lady is Coming April 1 A: 3 PM D: NOON April 2 Our Lady of Mercy 701 S Eola Rd Aurora, IL 60504 April 2 TBA       April 3 A: 12 PM D: 12 PM St. Margaret Mary   Naperville, IL April 4 TBA       April

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Barb Ernster

Every parish is something special

By Dan Wagner These last couple of days have been full of prayer and some really neat events, but the days have also been long. We have been trying to squeeze in some necessary RV activities, and at the same time, keep materials stocked at the display tables and keep engaged in the amazing diverse

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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

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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Barb Ernster

Fatima Family

Photos from the Statue visit to St. Wenceslaus Church in St. Louis, Missouri, Sunday, November 13, 2016. Thank you for sharing!              

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Diocese of Gary Indiana

  July 7 8AM St. Stephen Martyr 5920 Waite St Merrillville, IN July 8 depart 8PM St. Stephen Martyr 5920 Waite St Merrillville, IN July 13 8AM-8PM St. Bridget 107 Main St Hobart, IN July 17 5PM-8PM St. Joan of Arc 200 E 78th Ave Merrillville, IN July 18 3PM-8PM Sacred Heart 1731 LaPorte Ave

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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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