Tag: Blessed Virgin Mary

Pope adds feast of Mary, mother of the church to universal calendar

Pope adds feast of Mary, mother of the church to universal calendar

| Cindy Wooden | March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has decreed that Latin-rite Catholics around the world will mark the feast of “the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church” on the Monday after Pentecost each year.

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The rosary and the renewal of politics

The rosary and the renewal of politics

| Jason Adkins | February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Exactly one 100 years ago, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children outside of Fatima, Portugal, sharing with them some extraordinary messages and prophecies. But Our Lady of Fatima’s most urgent plea was for repentance — on behalf of ourselves, sinners and entire nations — as well as for people to pray the rosary. In the end, she promised, her Immaculate Heart would triumph.

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‘Our Lady of Uncertain Times’ knows our struggles

‘Our Lady of Uncertain Times’ knows our struggles

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer for The Catholic Spirit | May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Take the birth of Jesus: Just when she probably wanted to hunker down at home and wait for her baby to arrive, she had to get on a donkey and travel far from the comfort of the familiar.

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Celebrating the patronal feast day of the U.S.

Celebrating the patronal feast day of the U.S.

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 is a holy day of obligation

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