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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Marian NewsNews
January 28, 2019

For next ‘Catholic Woodstock,’ there’s definitely something about Mary

Ave Maria! Yet another sign of Pope Francis' devotion to Mary that is, if anything, growing stronger in these difficult times. ROME - At Sunday’s closing Mass for World Youth Day (WYD) in…
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March 5, 2019

Author says popes trust Mary because she’s most feared by the devil

From Cruxnow.com ROME - Father Marco Pozza, an Italian priest and author of a new book on the “Hail Mary” containing reflections from Pope Francis, has described papal devotion to Mary - not…
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March 26, 2019

How Mary Helped Political Commentator Sohrab Ahmari Find the Church

A Register In Person interview about conversion and coming to the Catholic faith. Political commentator Sohrab Ahmari’s new memoir, From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faith (Ignatius Press, 2019), echoes…
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March 27, 2019

Pope in Loreto: Mary’s House a home for youth, families, sick – Vatican News

During a brief pastoral visit to the Italian city of Loreto, Pope Francis calls the House of Mary a home for young people, families, and the sick, where all can find hope in…
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A painting long thought to be a copy of a Botticelli came from the artist’s workshop.
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March 29, 2019

A painting long thought to be a copy of a Botticelli came from the artist’s workshop.

Recent restoration work by Heritage England found that the supposed copy is a 15th-century original. Researchers have discovered a painting once believed to be a copy of a Botticelli work is an original from the…
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April 15, 2019

Asylum-seeker from Nicaragua credits new home in Iowa to prayers to Mary – Catholic Philly

Darwin Josue Mejia Montoya credits prayers -- particularly to Mary -- for enabling him to be one of the few individuals granted asylum in the United States from the Central American country. STORM…
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Notre Dame fire: Live updates – CNN
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April 15, 2019

Notre Dame fire: Live updates – CNN

Ave Maria! Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, perhaps the world's most famous church dedicated to Mary is burning. It looks like a complete loss in the main section with the central spire succumbing…
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Notre Dame Pre Fire Including Inside Video – YouTube
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April 16, 2019

Notre Dame Pre Fire Including Inside Video – YouTube

Ave Maria! Here is a beautiful video of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris before the fire. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GQMcMpfl7w Apparently the structure of the cathedral is largely intact, including the facades, most of…
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