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Marian devotions return to the Vatican during May

Hundreds of pilgrims will join a candlelight rosary procession on Saturdays 18 and 25 May at 9pm, as part of numerous Marian devotions honouring the Blessed Mother this month. 

Melto D’Moronoyo: Veneration of Mary, Mother of God

As we honour Our Lady throughout May, in song, prayer and ritual, we draw closer to her Son Jesus Christ, says Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay.

Final bishop ordained for NZ

The ordination of Bishop Richard Laurenson to the diocese of Hamilton in New Zealand means all six Kiwi dioceses have bishops.

Marian statue defaced

A church in Sydney’s south-west has responded to the defacing of its Marian statue with prayers for forgiveness and healing. The statue of the Blessed...

Q and A with Fr John Flader: The place of Mary’s...

Dear father, do we know from where Our Lady was assumed into heaven? There are two traditions in this regard. An ancient one says...

Fatima rosaries for WYD pilgrims

The rosary will be a special focus of Sydney’s World Youth Day pilgrims from the beginning of their journey to a three-day retreat in Fatima after the big event itself.

Melto D’Moronoyo: Mary in the Maronite Church

By Salwa Elias  In the eyes of Catholics outside the Maronite Church, we display a characteristic worthy of admiration - a devout people driven by...

Radio Maria hits Australian airwaves

The international Catholic station Radio Maria has begun broadcasting in Australia with its team hoping it will become a powerful platform for evangelisation, helping...

Q&A with Fr John Flader: The visions of Blessed Anne

Dear Father, I have read some of the revelations of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich and liked them very much. Can you tell me something about who she was, and whether her revelations are trustworthy?

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Q&A with Fr John Flader: The betrothal of Mary and Joseph

Dear Father, The Bible speaks of Our Lady and St Joseph being “betrothed” when Jesus was conceived. How did people prepare for marriage then, and was betrothal the same as our engagement?

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The Blessed Virgin Mary in history

The Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrated on September 8 follows by nine months the Feast of her Immaculate Conception...

With a little help from Mary, faith overcomes lockdown

St Gertrude's in Smithfield has come up with a delightful way of honouring our Mother Mary on the Assumption.
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