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St. Juan Diego and the Miraculous Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

When the Spaniard Cortez landed in Mexico, he not only brought with him soldiers to conquer the land for Spain, he also brought with him Franciscan priests to convert and ‘conquer’ the native people for God, who were at the … Continue reading

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

In 1854, Pius IX solemnly proclaimed: “The most Blessed Virgin Mary, in the first instant of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege granted by almighty God, in view of the merits of Jesus Christ, the savior of the … Continue reading

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Praying for Conversion during this Season of Advent

I have been tossing this around in my head all night…it is weighing heavy on my soul and even though it probably won’t affect what anyone else thinks…I have to go with my gut…I have to write about what happened… … Continue reading

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1st Sunday of Advent

Jesus said to his disciples: “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in dismay, perplexed by the roaring of the sea and the waves. People will die of fright … Continue reading

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December 1st- First Friday

December first, the First Friday of the month, let us focus our attention …our devotion to the Sacred heart of Jesus by attending the First Friday Mass and Holy Hour. A good way for us to also prepare ourselves for … Continue reading

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Feast of the Miraculous Medal

Midway through the year of 1830, there was a growing angst in the hearts of men… the peace of France was about to be turned on its head. There was talk about overthrowing the government….The alleys and street corners were … Continue reading

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Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – November 21st

The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Temple Today in the Holy Catholic Church we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Mother at the Temple, by her parents St. Ann and St. Joachim. It is … Continue reading

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