Tagged: Immaculate Heart of Mary

7 Quick Takes: Saints, Feasts, Books, and Prayer

1. August 4th is the feast of St. John Mary Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests. He is such a special saint and a dear friend to me that one post hardly seems enough to describe the many virtues of this holy man. He was a gentle, charitable, humble, faithful and obedient French country priest. John Vianney was born May 8, 1786 in the...

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima — 100th Anniversary

Today, May 13, 2017, is the 100th anniversary of the Feast of the Fatima apparitions, in which Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children ā€“ Jacinta, Francisco, and Lucia ā€” in Fatima, Portugal six times from May 13, 2017 ā€“ October 13, 2017 to ask for prayer and repentance to obtain world peace and the conversion of sinners. The story of Fatima begins in 1916....