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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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Immaculate MusicNews
June 5, 2018

Marian Hymn- Salve Mater Misericordiae

Ave Maria! This wonderful hymn of Our Lady, is  attributed to the Carmelite Order. The hymn  "Salve Mater Misericordiae" expresses devotion  to Mary as a solicitous Mother who cares for the needs of…
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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
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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Immaculate MusicNews
May 19, 2018

Veni Sancte Spiritus- Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

Ave Maria, As we celebrate Pentecost, may we call down the Holy Spirit with the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKaV3jYvQXA   VENI, Sancte Spiritus, et emitte caelitus lucis tuae radium. COME, Holy…
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May 18, 2018

Funeral Homily for Fr Peter Damian Fehlner

Fr Peter Damian Fehlner, OFM Conv. can be described as a genius of mind matched by holiness of soul. Fr James McCurry, OFM Conv. delivers the May 11, 2018 Funeral Homily for Fr…
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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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Immaculate ArtNews
May 14, 2018

Fatima-Time of Light

On the evening of May 12th 2017, The Shrine of Fatima presented a 3-D audiovisual in honor of the centennial of Our Lady's apparitions. The display, titled Fatima- Time of Light, featured six scenes…
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Marian NewsNews
May 13, 2018

Pope Francis makes rosary pilgrimage for peace in Syria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHxTX4i51K8 Ave Maria!  On May 1st, Pope Francis led a rosary pilgrimage interceding for peace in Syria and around the world.  He urged Catholics to pray the Rosary for peace throughout May. Pope…
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Immaculate MusicNews
May 9, 2018

“Salve Virgo Virginum”- On The Harp

Ave Maria! This anonymous piece was originally scored as a 3-voice motet, and it can be found in a miscellaneous manuscript from the 1300s. Enjoy!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DepWn0G3YtM   Text and translation: Salve virgo…
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Immaculate ArtNews
May 5, 2018

The Inflowering of Genazzano: City of Our Lady of Good Counsel

Each year, in honor of the Sacred Heart, the townspeople of Genazzano decorate the streets with elaborate carpets of flower petals. A Eucharistic procession ensues, followed by a parade of participants dressed as…
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Marian NewsNews
May 2, 2018

Ecumenical group’s book captures different perspectives on Virgin Mary 

Ave Maria!  A Christian ecumenical group has just released an anthology of writings about the Virgin Mary from a variety of denominations.  This is intriguing, because many Protestants show an aversion to talking…
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Immaculate MusicNews
April 30, 2018

“As I kneel Before You” with Lyrics

Ave Maria, This is a wonderful marian hymn that calls to mind the Blessed Virgin's presence while we pray with her and to her. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaDeqSotwoc   As I kneel before you Hymn…
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Marian NewsNews
April 28, 2018

Jordan’s Muslims and Christians unite to celebrate Virgin Mary

Ave Maria!  I hope you enjoy this article from The Arab Weekly about how the king of Jordan is seeking greater peace and harmony between Christians and Muslims in his country and worldwide.  The…
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Marian NewsNews
April 20, 2018

Smiling Virgin Mary Fresco Puzzles Scientists

Ave Maria!  A beautiful, ancient fresco of the Virgin Mary from Turkey has scientists scratching their heads and debating with one another.  It's incredibly unusual to see the Virgin Mary smiling in one…
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