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April 23, 2019

Three simple questions on the threshold of Lent

Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, was on March 5 this year. Lived well, Lent can convert the heart and transform a person’s life.  That’s the whole point of the season – to ready us for the miracle of Easter. …
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September 17, 2018

Eucharistic Miracle of Morne-Rouge Caribbean Island Martinique, 1902

On May 8, 1902, Ascension Day, the Mount Pelée volcano started erupting lava and ashes. The inhabitants of Morne-Rouge, strongly devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, immediately hurried to their parish church to ask Our Lady of Deliverance to…
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The criminal whose prayer moved Mary's statue to hold him tight, saving him from execution
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September 7, 2018

The criminal whose prayer moved Mary’s statue to hold him tight, saving him from execution

The youth stooped to kiss her feet, and Mary extended her arm from that statue, took him by the hand and held him so strongly that no power could move him. Father Razzi, of the order of Camaldoli, relates that…
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The Saint who once made a written deal with the Devil
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September 6, 2018

The Saint who once made a written deal with the Devil

Eutychian, Patriarch of Constantinople, relates the following well-known story of Theophilus. The Patriarch was an eye-witness of the fact which we here relate, and which is confirmed by St. Peter Damian, St. Bernard, St.Bonaventure, St. Antoninus, and others. Theophilus was…
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Marian DevotionMary
September 6, 2018

The noble who bargained with Satan for riches but couldn’t give up Mary

It is related by Belluacensis and Cesarius, that a noble youth having lost by his vices the wealth left him by his father, became so poor that he was obliged to beg. He quitted his native land, that he might…
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Jesus and Mary grant a murderer help and forgiveness from heaven then Mary prepares him for a holy death
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September 5, 2018

Jesus and Mary grant a murderer help and forgiveness from heaven then Mary prepares him for a holy death

Jesus and Mary never abandon their children, they come through for all who genuinely seek God with all their hearts, no matter how far away they stray! It is narrated by Belluacensis that in Ridolio, a city of England, in…
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