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Anniversary of the Death of the Founder of the Society of Mary

Venerable Jean-Claude Colin 15 November In August 1874, Fr Colin’s secretary, Br Jean-Marie Chognard, reported that Fr Colin was growing weaker: “he can hardly stand on his own legs any more … However, he still drags himself to the chapel as best he can by leaning on his walking stick and my arm. Although the […]

Saints Francisco and Jacinta

An edited version of the Pope’s homily during the Mass at which Saints Francisco and Jacinta were canonised, 13 May 2017: We have a Mother In the Gospel, we hear Jesus say to John, ‘Here is your mother’ (John 19:27). We have a Mother! ‘Such a beautiful Lady’, as the children of Fatima said to […]