Posts Tagged ‘Consecration to Mary’

Maybe the All Blacks should visit this chapel

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

In France, there is a stained-glass window in a medieval chapel that depicts Mary holding baby Jesus, who in turn is holding a rugby ball. The chapel is called Notre Dame du Rugby Chapel – Our Lady of Rugby, and it can be found in the rural town of Larrivière-Saint-Savin. In 1956, the local parish Read more

Prayer, diplomacy, solidarity: floors in same building

Monday, March 28th, 2022

On Friday, in a move that raised the eyebrows of some, Pope Francis consecrated Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. A good Jesuit, Francis is applying the maxim “Pray as if everything depended on God, work as if everything depended on you,” a Vatican official told La Croix’s Loup Besmond de Senneville. Read more

Russian Catholics welcome consecration to Mary

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Although Russia’s Catholics hold different views about the conflict in Ukraine, a spokesman for the country’s bishops said all are united in welcoming Pope Francis’ plan to consecrate their country to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on March 25 in a service at the Vatican. However, a Catholic professor in the country said the pope’s Read more