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Fatima, Francis, and the Coronavirus

Pope Francis canonized the Fatima seers Francisco and Jacinta Marto, 11 and 10 years old respectively, on May 13, 2017, the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal. It was also 100 years from when a flu virus epidemic began to ravage Europe that claimed the lives of both little seers… Continue reading Fatima, Francis, and the Coronavirus

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Holy Sprit: Once Forgotten Now Denied

The anti-Francis pundits have now offered their initial two (some less) cents worth of commentary on the Holy Father's recent Apostolic Exhortation, Beloved Amazon.  They are to be found on both the far right, (the Pope is a liberal), and the far left, (the Pope is a conservative), sides of the Church's center aisle. As… Continue reading Holy Sprit: Once Forgotten Now Denied

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The Baths at Lourdes: A Place of Common Miracles

On one of our pilgrimages to Lourdes my husband, Dennis, and I were witness to the awesome power of God’s healing love and mercy towards a young boy who fought and cursed and scratched and howled blood-hurtling screams as he was led to the baths from a side entry by his Priest and Shrine attendants,… Continue reading The Baths at Lourdes: A Place of Common Miracles

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Pope Francis’ Address for World Day of the Sick on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

Dear brothers and sisters, 1. Jesus’ words, “Come to me, all you who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest” (Mt 11:28) point to the mysterious path of grace that is revealed to the simple and gives new strength to those who are weary and tired. These words of Christ express the… Continue reading Pope Francis’ Address for World Day of the Sick on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

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KOBE BRYANT’S VIATICUM: PASSING OVER TO THE FATHER

In the Catechism of the Catholic Church, viaticum is defined as "the last Sacrament of the Christian".  Normally, viaticum is given during the administration of the Sacrament of the Sick to those who are near, or in danger of, death. It has been reported that Kolbe Bryant attended the 7 A.M. Sunday Mass at his… Continue reading KOBE BRYANT’S VIATICUM: PASSING OVER TO THE FATHER