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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

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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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

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

Our Lady of Fatima to Bring Message of Peace to Lebanon

An important visitor, to Catholics worldwide, is visiting the Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Lebanon, PA, June 25 and 23. She stands 3 1/2 feet tall and is made of solid mahogany wood. She is Our Lady of Fatima, a statue that for Catholics, represents Mary and the messages she is believed to have

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psdigital

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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psdigital

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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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

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

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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Louisiana 2018

DATE TIME PARISH/VENUE ADDRESS CITY STATE FEBRUARY Feb 15 Arrive 5:00 PM St Anne and St Vincent Mission 100 Church Rd Morganza LA Feb 18 Depart 8:00 AM St Anne and St Vincent Mission 100 Church Rd Morganza LA Feb 21 Arrive 6AM St. Jane de Chantal 72040 Maple Abita Springs LA Feb 22 Depart

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