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Barb Ernster

National Catholic Register: Sharing Fatima’s Message Anew

Sharing Fatima’s Message Anew Apostolates Begin 100th Anniversary Celebration by Jim Graves, Register Correspondent Sunday, Mar 20, 2016 9:10 AM Comments (23) A century ago, in the spring of 1916, the Angel of Peace appeared for the first time to three small children in Fatima, Portugal. The angel appeared two more times, preparing the children

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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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A blessed journey

I scoured the whole country for months in search of the appropriate RV Motorhome for our Fatima Centennial Tour for Peace. I finally found it waiting in Phoenix, Arizona. It is 2,000 miles away from where I live in Munster, Indiana. But it is way cheaper and “newer” than most used RVs I looked everywhere

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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

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

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

Massachusetts Crowd Greets Our Lady of Fatima

By Dan Wagner – Patrick and I had a particularly busy schedule on April 25.  We had wrapped up a really great visit to a little country Church and ended the day of prayer and adoration with a procession out of the Church and up to the RV.  We were assisted by both the Knights

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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

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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Barb Ernster

Hundreds flock to Mokena to view Our Lady of Fatima statue

By Erin GallagherChicago Tribune/Daily Southtown Hundreds of Roman Catholics came to Mokena Tuesday to view the statue of Mary, the mother of Jesus, known as Our Lady of Fatima, on display at St. Mary’s Church. The statue, known as the Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima, is on a two-year U.S. “Tour for Peace,” to commemorate

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