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Pope Francis Will Canonise Two of the Shepherd's of Fatima

Last edited 23rd March 2017

Siblings Jacinta and Francisco Marto were illiterate. Their life was typical of humble families in the rural areas of Portugal in the first part of the twentieth century: they spent their days in the fields, taking care of their herds. Their lives changed, however, with the apparitions of the Virgin Mary which took place between May and October, 1917. At the time they were seven and nine years of age, respectively.

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A Young Husband and Father's Reflection on St Joseph

Last edited 17th March 2017

by Tomasz Juszczak

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Fatima Nun has 15,000 Pages of Evidence for Beatification Cause

Last edited 14th February 2017

As the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions approaches, Portuguese Catholic Church officials announced on Monday that thousands of pages have been gathered to testify to the holiness of Sister Lucia dos Santos – one of the original three children who were witnesses to the famous Marian apparition.

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Sts. Cyril and Methodius

Last edited 13th February 2017

Cyril and Methodius must have often wondered, as we do today, how God could bring spiritual meaning out of worldly concerns. Every mission they went on, every struggle they fought was a result of political battles, not spiritual, and yet the political battles are forgotten and their work lives on in the Slavic peoples and their literature.

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Conversion of Saint Paul

Last edited 23rd January 2017

The Story of the Conversion of Saint Paul

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St. Peter's Square Becomes a Mini Zoo for Blessing of St. Anthony

Last edited 17th January 2017

On Tuesday morning, the Vatican became a mini zoo as farmers rushed to St. Peter's Square with their animals, both large and small, to receive a special blessing on the feast day of St. Anthony the Abbott, the patron saint of farmers and the protector of animals.

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The Woman who Changed the Lives of Millions and Could Become Australia’s Second Saint.

Last edited 5th January 2017

It is unlikely many of us have heard of Sister Mary Glowrey, but that’s going to change. An outstanding humanitarian and medical professional, the Catholic Church has put Dr Glowrey on the path to becoming Australia’s second saint, after the canonisation of Sister Mary McKillop in 2010.

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Obscure Saint: Bl. Miguel Agustin Pro

Last edited 22nd November 2016

Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro was a Mexican Jesuit priest who was sentenced to death during an anti-Catholic regime. His feast day is November 23.

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Meeting Mother Teresa

Last edited 27th October 2016

Mother Teresa passed into eternal life in 1997. Many people had the good fortune to meet her personally, but I never did. Or did I? On a family visit to Washington, D.C., in 2007, our missionary friend, Patrick, took us to an AIDS hospice run by Mother Teresa’s order, the Missionaries of Charity.

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Wisdom from Mother Teresa: Service

Last edited 27th November 2016

Mother Teresa is well-known around the world for being a symbol of love and compassion. She was known as a woman who gave her life in service to the poor and has inspired many to follow on that same path.

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