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Joshua Massatt

Marian NewsNews
May 15, 2018

Egypt Today: Egypt celebrates 50th anniversary of Virgin Mary apparition

Ave Maria!  Pope Tawadros II has just celebrated the 50th anniversary Mass commemorating the Virgin Mary's appearance over an Orthodox church in Zeitoun, Cairo, an apparition approved both by the Coptic Church and…
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Marian NewsNews
May 21, 2018

Pope Francis: The Church, like Mary, is woman and mother – Vatican News

Ave Maria!  For the first time in history, today the Virgin Mary has been celebrated as Mother of the Church in an Obligatory Memorial throughout the Universal Church.  Pope Francis took the opportunity…
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Marian NewsNews
May 29, 2018

Catholic Church to examine weeping Virgin Mary in Hobbs | KOB 4

Ave Maria!  A story that's hitting quite a few headlines is the weeping statue of the Virgin Mary at Hobbs, New Mexico.  Hundreds of people gather to watch as the statue weeps tears…
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Marian NewsNews
June 7, 2018

Malta Times: ‘Majestic’ Coronation of the Virgin Mary painting restored

Ave Maria!  The coronation of the Virgin Mary was honored last month by the restoration of a beautiful painting depicting it, at St. John's CoCathedral in Valletta, Malta. The St John’s CoCathedral Foundation…
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Marian NewsNews
June 20, 2018

Catholic Online: The Virgin Mary returns triumphant to city ravaged by ISIS! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5fbc5Whcuo Ave Maria!  I noticed this beautiful story about the return of Christians and the Virgin Mary to the city of Erbil in Iraq, following ISIS' defeat.  In contrast to the rest of…
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Immaculate Art
July 25, 2018

St. James and Our Lady of the Pillar

Though usually associated with the pilgrimage destination, Santiago de Compestella, St. James also has ties to a basilica in Saragossa, Spain, where tradition says Our Lady appeared to him at a time of…
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Marian NewsNews
July 27, 2018

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service: New sculpture installation to display diverse images of Virgin Mary

Ave Maria!  Some of Milwaukee's artists are reclaiming their alleyways from criminals, using Marian artwork.  It's a beautiful example of ingenuity, creativity and devotion. In the quiet alleyway at 26th and Mineral streets…
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Marian NewsNews
August 6, 2018

Egypt Today: Pope Tawadros II marks Holy Family Journey at Virgin Mary Church

Ave Maria!  In Egypt, high ranking Muslim government leaders joined Coptic clergy and the laity in an event honoring the Holy Family's journey through Egypt.  This reminds me of how earlier this year,…
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Marian NewsNews
August 14, 2018

Virgin Mary Statue Is All That’s Left After Family’s Home Burns Down During Hurricane Harvey | Inside Edition

Ave Maria!  During Hurricane Harvey last year, the Virgin Mary gave a Catholic family hope in the midst of disaster. Amid tragedy, one family found a symbol of hope. Cidalin Rojas, whose family…
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