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May 8, 2018

Passing of Fr. Peter – Golden Thread #1 – Introduction to Bl. John Duns Scotus

Ave Maria! With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Fr. Peter Damian Fehlner to his eternal reward, this morning May 8th, 2018. After a fall and a stroke. God rest his soul.…
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March 29, 2018

FFI First Professions for 2018

Ave Maria! On Palm Sunday six friars professed their first temporary vows at our Novitiate in Tarquinia, Italy, five from Nigeria and one from Italy. Congratulations! Keep them in your prayers. Six newly…
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February 10, 2018

Pilgrimage to Catholic Shrines of Japan

Ave Maria! Fr. Elias is heading a pilgrimage to the Catholic Shrines of Japan including those of St. Maximilian Kolbe, April 9 - 21, 2018. Sign-up deadline is Febuary 15th. https://www.canterburypilgrimages.com/allpilgrimages/shrinesofjapan   Catholic…
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February 5, 2018

Pope’s favorite Virgin Mary painting gets retouched – NBC News

  Ave Maria! Here is an article about the Basilica that we staff. A restoration process on the "Salus populi Romani" in St. Mary Major has just been finished. The image has been…
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December 15, 2017

“A place where people can get away from the noises of the world”

Ave Maria! Today is the 25th Anniversary of the reopening of Our Lady's Chapel in downtown New Bedford, MA, USA by the Franciscan of the Immaculate, and we are still there. Deo Gratias.…
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From the Web
December 9, 2017

After a century, the largest Catholic church in North America is complete

Ave Maria! The Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC is now complete. A great feat of faith and culture which was dedicated yesterday on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Deo…
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Fi NewsFrom the Web
October 17, 2017

Friar Terrance Chartier to be Ordained

Ave Maria! Our friar Terrance Chartier will be ordained to the priesthood this Saturday. It will be in Our Lady's Chapel that we staff in New Bedford, Massachusetts. This is very fitting since…
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October 16, 2017

O Immaculata: St. Maximilian’s Marian Militia Turns 100 | ncregister.com

Ave Maria! Happy 100th to the Militia of the Immaculate!! Below is from the National Catholic Register: How saint-started devotion has impacted the world. by Joseph Pronechen St. Maximilian Kolbe founded the Militia…
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October 14, 2017

Our Lady of Fatima Daytime Event – Live Stream Recording

12:00 - Mass - 19:50 - Readings - 26:00 - Homily 1:55:40 - Talk #1 - Fr. Elias - "Consecration: The Heart of the Message" 2:33:31 - Interlude: Randy Albright - My Soul…
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From the Web
October 13, 2017

Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Fr. Josemaria Barbin, FI in the Philippines – YouTube

Ave Maria! While we were busy with our commemorative event of the 100th Anniversary of Fatima on Saturday, on the other side of the globe Fra Josemaria was being ordained to the priesthood…
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AnnouncementFrom the Web
October 13, 2017

Happy 100th to Our Lady of Fatima

Ave Maria! We have the fireworks going on our LivingFatima site. Many blessings on the One Hundredth Anniversary of the miracle of Fatima. For videos of the event last Saturday at Stonehill College in Easton,…
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From the Web
August 21, 2017

Scott Hahn on the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary – YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZbh02c3ApQ      
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August 12, 2017

Franciscan Handmaids and the F.F.I. Nigerian Mission

Ave Maria! Here is a post from the Franciscan Handmaids' Facebook page about their support of the FFI Nigerian Mission. https://www.facebook.com/franciscan.handmaids/posts/915728701924393?sw_fnr_id=3454096335&fnr_t=0
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From the Web
July 21, 2017

Who was St. Lawrence of Brindisi? Benedict XVI explains – YouTube

Ave Maria! Pope Benedict the XVI on St. Lawrence of Brinidisi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=judQo1LH8-g  
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July 12, 2017

Our Fatima Film on EWTN, July 13th

Ave Maria! Our film "FATIMA The Angel of Peace, Part 1" will be aired on EWTN tomorrow July 13th, which is the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady's Third Apparition at Fatima. Air times are…
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