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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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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

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

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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Barb Ernster

Morning Air interview on Relevant Radio

Patrick Sabat interviews with John Harper, host of Morning Air on Relevant Radio, 3/23/16, discussing the U.S. Tour for Peace and its importance for this time. http://relevantradio.streamguys.us/MA%20Archive/MANYC03-23-2016.mp3

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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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St. Petersburg, Florida

  ARRIVAL DATE TIME PARISH/VENUE  ADDRESS CITY STATE Apr 8 Arrive 8AM Mass Ressurection Church 6819 Krycul Ave Riverview FL Apr 11 Arrive Noon St. Thomas 7040 S Suncoast Blvd Homosassa FL Apr 12 Leave Noon St Thomas 7040 S Suncoast Blvd Homosassa FL Apr 13 Arrive 8:30 AM Mass – 4PM St. Stephen 10118

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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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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

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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