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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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Toronto Canada

Aug 3 Sat A: 3PM St. Patrick Stayner 215 Pine St Stayner L0M 1 S0 Aug 4 Sun D: After Mass St. Patrick Stayner 215 Pine St Stayner L0M 1 S0 Aug 5 A: 12noon D: 9PM St. Maria Goretti 717 Kennedy Road Scarborough M1K 2C1 Aug 6 TBD       Aug 7 A:

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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

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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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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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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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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Tour Updates
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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Chicago and Rockford Illinois 2018

Rockford Coordinator Gerald Kehoe, 815.569.2346 Chicago Coordinator: Patch Aluquin, 630.272.3344   Sept 6 Arrive 8 PM, prayers until 10PM Holy Spirit Church 1457 W. Bode Rd Schaumburg, IL 60169 Sept 7 Depart 8 PM Holy Spirit Church 1457 W. Bode Rd Schaumburg, IL 60169 Sept 8 9AM – 8PM Special Indian Mass St Hubert Church

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New Mexico 2019

Nov 30 A: 5PM Santa Maria dela Paz 4 College Ave.  Santa Fe Dec 1 D: 5PM Santa Maria dela Paz 4 College Ave.  Santa Fe Dec 1 A: 7 PM Carmelite Monastery 49 Mt Carmel Rd Santa Fe Dec 2 D: After Morning Mass Carmelite Monastery 49 Mt Carmel Rd Santa Fe Dec 2

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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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