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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

Famous Fatima statue of Virgin Mary lands in Anchorage

The world-famous international Pilgrim Virgin Statue is just landed in Anchorage for a July 26-30 stop as part of a two-year U.S. tour for peace. The goal of this tour is to bring the graces of Fatima to the American people and help a new generation learn, live and spread the message of Fatima —

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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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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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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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Florida 2020

Jan 14 8Am Mass All Day Sts Peter and Paul Bradenton FL   Jan 15 8:15 AM Procession Mass until 6PM St. Francis Xavier Fort Myers Fort Myers Jan 16 8am – 4PM St John 23rd 13060 Palomino Ln Fort Myers Jan 17 TBD 8:15 AM Mass until 3PM St Peters St Peter’s Deland Jan

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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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Tour Updates
Barb Ernster

Prayers answered!

From our inbox: “Thank you for visiting our parish (St. Francis of Assisi) in West Des Moines on Sunday (Nov. 6)!  I prayed the rosary at your event, and placed an intention in your box.  I prayed that my son (who is a 19-year-old college student) would glorify God by his life, and I asked that

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