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God Bless You and Give You Peace, Pope Francis Says On His First Visit to Kenya - AllAfrica.com

God Bless You and Give You Peace, Pope Francis Says On His First Visit to Kenya - AllAfrica.com | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Pope Francis on Wednesday asked Kenyan leaders to take care of the needs of the poor and protect the country's abundant natural resources to benefit future generations.
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Pope Francis: I Believe In Guardian Angels - Huffington Post

Pope Francis: I Believe In Guardian Angels - Huffington Post | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Hark, the herald angels speak!

Guardian angels are real, Pope Francis announced during his daily mass at the Vatican. And they’re always ready for a chat.

The pontiff reassured Catholics celebrating the Feast of the Guardian Angels on Oct...
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Closing Marian month, pope says Mary is always ready to help - The Pilot

Closing Marian month, pope says Mary is always ready to help - The Pilot | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
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Closing Marian month, pope says Mary is always ready to help
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Pope Francis leads a Marian prayer service at a replica of the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens May 31.
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Higher ground: Hoping for a Hail Mary from Pope Francis - Washington Times

Higher ground: Hoping for a Hail Mary from Pope Francis - Washington Times | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Higher ground: Hoping for a Hail Mary from Pope Francis
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Commencement speeches are barely finished, but students at the University of Dallas are getting a jump on their 2015 graduation wish list.
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Belfast City Council to invite Pope Francis to the city - BBC News

Belfast City Council to invite Pope Francis to the city - BBC News | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
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Belfast City Council to invite Pope Francis to the city
BBC News
The proposal was backed by Sinn Féin, the SDLP and Alliance, but unionists councillors abstained.
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Planting seeds of hope

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Screengrab of Vatican TV footage of today’s private audience between Pope Francis and U.S. President Barack Obama.
VATICAN CITY — One of the many moments pool reporters look forward to when a head of state meets the pope is the gift exchange.
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Could secret to long life be in gardening? - Hilton Head Island Packet

Could secret to long life be in gardening? - Hilton Head Island Packet | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
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Could secret to long life be in gardening?
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Mary Jo Happley. A. Your Sago has reached maturity.
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Pope Francis on Lenten retreat with members of Curia :: Catholic ...

Pope Francis on Lenten retreat with members of Curia :: Catholic ... | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
On Sunday afternoon Pope Francis left Rome with members of the Curia to spend their annual Lenten retreat in the hillside town of Ariccia, breaking from the tradition of holding it inside of the Vatican.
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Vatican releases Pope's liturgical schedule for Lent, Easter ...

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The Vatican made public the schedule of Pope Francis' liturgical celebrations for March and April, including the list of Lenten and Easter activities over which he will preside. Beginning the Lenten season on March 5, Ash ...
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Clerical Whispers: The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Clerical Whispers: The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In the Law of Moses a woman after childbirth had to stay at home for a certain period and abstain from touching anything consecrated to God. This was a state which the Law called ...
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Catholic Collar And Tie: Mary, The Holy Virgin Mother of God

Catholic Collar And Tie: Mary, The Holy Virgin Mother of God | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
This is the greatest feast of Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, for from this privilege of giving flesh to God on earth flows all her gifts and privileges. And they are indeed gifts: no member of the human race has a right to any ...
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In the Garden with David Hobson: Many plants have Christmas connections

In the Garden with David Hobson: Many plants have Christmas connections | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Over the next few days gardeners are to be forgiven if they find themselves distracted from living green things, not that there’s anything living and green outdoors.
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Pope Francis to Make Pilgrimage to the Holy Shroud of Turin - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Pope Francis to Make Pilgrimage to the Holy Shroud of Turin - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
When the Holy Shroud of Turin goes on display in the city’s cathedral next spring – only the sixth time in nearly a century – it will have an illustrious visitor: Pope Francis.
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Pope Francis tells us to turn off the TV and have Sundays off to be ...

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THE POPE has revealed his top ten tips for happiness - and some of them are a bit surprising.
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Prayer to Mary: Pope doesn’t leave Rome without it

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis entrusted his upcoming apostolic journey to the Holy Land to Our Lady when he visited a Marian icon at the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome this morning.
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Two moments awakened in Pope Francis a deep devotion to Our Lady - Catholic Herald Online (blog)

Two moments awakened in Pope Francis a deep devotion to Our Lady - Catholic Herald Online (blog) | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Two moments awakened in Pope Francis a deep devotion to Our Lady
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Ten years ago I read about Our Lady's request at Fatima that we say a daily rosary. At first I flinched at the notion of saying one every day.
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Remarkable image: Pope Francis goes to confession — UPDATED - Patheos (blog)

Remarkable image: Pope Francis goes to confession — UPDATED - Patheos (blog) | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Remarkable image: Pope Francis goes to confession — UPDATED
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UPDATE: Below is the video. I don't mind admitting: it moved me to tears. I did a Google search and couldn't find any images of a pope going to confession.
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A year later, cheers louder than ever - The Sun

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A year later, cheers louder than ever
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St. Mary Magdalen, a Catholic church in Tyngsboro, has seen its prayer cards bearing the image of Pope Francis scooped up so fast that the first two orders have run out.
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Welcome to Our Lady of Koma Rock Shrine Machakos ...

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The hill did not make much interest until an Indian priest the late Fr Thomas Vadassery, and then the parish priest at Mary Mother of God parish Koma Rock turned it into a place of prayer in 2000. In 2005, the shrine was ...
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Journey to Easter: Ash Wednesday - Arizona Daily Star (blog)

Journey to Easter: Ash Wednesday - Arizona Daily Star (blog) | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Journey to Easter: Ash Wednesday Arizona Daily Star (blog) That smudge on the foreheads of some coworkers and friends today is an ashen cross — it's Ash Wednesday the beginning of Lent, the 40 days (plus six Sundays) of prayer and penance leading...
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Pope Francis’ appeal to the younger generation

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By Emily Antenucci
VATICAN CITY — A warm sun and clear blue skies made for the perfect atmosphere at the papal audience today, where Pope Francis spoke about this first week of Lent.
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Facing reality: popes have ordinary moments, too

VATICAN CITY — Photographers covering the Vatican are witnesses to both the grandeur and ordinariness of the events that unfold here.
In a display of the ordinary, today I shot this unusual frame of Pope Francis as he rubbed his face.
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southern orders : BLESSED SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF ...

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The Holy Father, on the heels of the Solemn Sung First Vespers of the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, celebrated Solemn Mass this morning at St.Peter's Basilica and primarily in Latin.
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Mother Teresa's Homeless Shelter or Saint Patrick's Church – for ...

Mother Teresa's Homeless Shelter or Saint Patrick's Church – for ... | Marian months of Mary, Catholic observances | Scoop.it
Saw a homeless lady in Norristown sitting near the curb. One for her too. Didn't you give me flowers before down by the bus stop? I remembered her from last summer. She looked cold so I took off my blue coat and offered it to ...
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