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Mary in the News: June 22, 2020

By Michael Duricy

Marian Library and International Marian Research Institute Features


Presentation about Mariology on Guadalupe Radio

Richard May spoke about Teaching Mariology in Seminaries during the June 15, 2020 Catholic Lunch Break broadcast.  A recording of the 58 minute program is linked immediately below.  Richard's talk starts around the 25-minute mark.

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Mary in Media: Books, Films, Music, etc.

New film on Knock apparition asks: What kind of healing do we need?

The situation of Ireland in 1879 was not a pretty one.  A majority of the population suffered from yet another crippling potato famine, the government struggled to procure humanitarian aid, and a history of religious persecution tested the faith of many in the traditionally Catholic country.

They were, one could argue, sufferings comparable to what the world is experiencing today due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

It was in that year and in that country, however, that Catholics believe something miraculous happened.  The story of that miracle is told in a modern light in Hope: Our Lady of Knock, a new documentary from the Global Catholic media network, EWTN....

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Marian Events

Title: Medicine and Miracles [UDI 263, 1-credit mini-course]

Topic: Mary at the Intersection of Faith and Healing

Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays from August 24, 2020 to October 28, 2020

Time: 9:05 - 9:55 a.m.

Location: Roesch Library 310

Marian Library faculty are offering a new 1-credit mini-course for University of Dayton students this fall semester, UDI 263: Medicine and Miracles: Mary at the Intersection of Faith and Healing....

The Marian Library encourages students to consider this course when finalizing their Fall 2020 semester schedules.  Faculty and staff may choose to audit this course for professional development....

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Mary in the Catholic Press

Pope adds three new invocations to the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Vatican News), June 20, 2020

The addition that Pope Francis has made to the Litany of Loreto, was made public by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, on Saturday.  It was timed for the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, June 20, 2020.

In a letter to the presidents of bishops' conferences worldwide, Cardinal Robert Sarah, the Prefect of the Congregation, and its Secretary, Archbishop Arthur Roche, note that through the course of centuries, Christians have been using innumerable invocations and titles to call upon the Virgin Mary, "as the privileged and sure way to an encounter with Christ." …

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Mary in the Secular Press

The director and editors of All About Mary under the auspices of the International Marian Research Institute do not necessarily endorse or agree with the events and ideas expressed in this feature.  Our sole purpose is to report on items about Mary gleaned from a myriad of papers representing the secular press.

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine reports $50,000 worth of vandalism (The Buffalo News) May 30, 2019

Vandals did as much as $50,000 worth of damage to statues and other outdoor displays at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Lewiston this week.

Father Peter M. Calabrese, associate director, said four statues, two of them made of marble and two of fiberglass, were tipped over or had pieces knocked off.  Two of the statues, one depicting Jesus and the other St. Gaudenza, were knocked to the ground....

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