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Barb Ernster

Lady of Fatima statue set to begin Metro Detroit visits

Mark Hicks, The Detroit News 7:58 p.m. EDT July 22, 2016 Catholics and others believe the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima represents Mary, Jesus Christ’s mother, who also imparted a “peace plan from Heaven” through apparitions in Europe nearly a century ago. As such, World Apostolate of Fatima, U.S.A. officials say,

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Michigan 2020

Dec 4 8AM Mass, All day adoration until 4:15 Benediction, 6:30 PM Rosary at St. Bernard St John’s 580 Columbus Ave Benton Harbor Dec 5 8AM Mass, 5PM St. Bernard St Bernard 555 East Delaware Ave Benton Harbor Dec 6 9AM Mass St John, 11AM & 12:30 St Bernard St. John, St Bernard Benton Harbor

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Tour Updates
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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News & Media
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

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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Diocese of Dallas 2018

Nov 2 3PM-7:30 PM Dallas Conference – Mary Immaculate Parish 2800 Valwood Pkwy Farmers Branch, TX Nov 3 7AM-7PM Dallas Conference – Irving Convention Center 500 W Las Colinas Blvd Irving, TX Nov 4 7AM-3PM Dallas Conference – Irving Convention Center 500 W Las Colinas Blvd Irving, TX           Nov 5

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Tour Updates
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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Tour Updates
Barb Ernster

Overwhelming Response to Our Lady of Fatima

marina posted on May 22, 2016 09:46 The Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima visited our church and thousands of Catholics came to venerate and pray before the Blessed Mother. Over a thousand people including: our school children, parishioners from our own church, other parishes in Brooklyn, members of our New York City Police

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Guam Schedule 2018

  DATE PARISH/ SCHOOL/ VENUE ARRIVAL/ DEPARTURE January, 15 2018 Santa Teresita, Mangilao 6:30am- 12noon Monday Nuestra Senora De La Paz, Chalan Pago 6:00pm-11:00pm             January, 16 2018 San Juan Bautista, Ordot 7:00am- 11:00am Tuesday Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, AH 1:00pm-5:00pm   St. Jude Thaddeus, Sinajana 5:30pm-11:00pm  

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Tour Updates
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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