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"Hail Mary, full of grace ..."

Participants pray the Rosary as they walk through a forest in Szklarska Poreba at the Czech Republic-Poland border, Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Catholics from more than 320 churches in 22 dioceses at over 4,000 locations throughout Poland prayed together for peace in Poland and throughout the world. 43 more words

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Hail Mary

Living in a predominantly Catholic country, and in a colonial neigbhourhood, you are bound to stumble across many a representation of the Virgin Mary. Today’s post: … 229 more words

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Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Virgin, Apostle of the Sacred Heart
(1647-1690)

Saint Margaret Mary, a soul of divine predilection, was born at Terreau in Burgundy, on July 22, 1647. 644 more words

What I learned from Our Lady's hide and seek game

We’ve just celebrated the 100th anniversary of the day the sun danced in Fatima, and with it came the end of our six months of opportunity to gain a plenary indulgence on each of the anniversaries of Our Lady’s appearances — the 13th of each month from May through October. 661 more words

Spirituality

Pope: I want to give you some advice: Never abandon the rosary

“I want to give you some advice: Never abandon the rosary. Never abandon the rosary. Pray the rosary, as she asked.”

These were the words of Pope Francis in a video message to the people of Portugal for the closing of the centennial of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, posted on YouTube on October 13, … 156 more words

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Saint Hedwig

Saint Hedwig

Duchess of Poland and Widow
(† 1243)

Saint Hedwig was the wife of Henry, Duke of Silesia and Poland, and the mother of six children. 403 more words