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A Film on Our Lady of Fatima – The 13th Day (Review)

This is a much needed, very important film about Fatima and the 1917 Apparitions of Our Lady – with beautiful photography.

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Fatima The Great Sign by Francis Johnston

  Let me begin with a few words I have written elsewhere at this site: There is a truly staggering  – and relatively very recent – phenomenon within the history of the Church, which it seems to me is never given sufficient attention. It is Fatima. How I ask myself, can so many people ignore […]

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On the Immeasurable Softness of Her Immaculate Heart

    Dear Reader, some very personal notes here … Regular readers will readily see that in recent weeks, this website has become very Marian indeed … And this Marian shift stems from a crisis, both personal and global. For several weeks ago, looking out at the global crisis, something broke down in me. Looking […]

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Pellevoisin and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart – Part V: After the Apparitions …

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: Here we resume with the fifth part of our series on the reported Marian Apparitions of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. These are taken from a 1904 book by Bernard St John – who, in fact, personally knew Estelle Faguette, the visionary at Pellevoisin. This latest […]

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Pellevoisin and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart – Part IV: The Final Apparitions

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: Here we resume with the fourth part of our series on the reported Apparitions of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. These are taken from a 1904 book by Bernard St John – who, in fact, personally knew Estelle Faguette, the visionary at Pellevoisin. We also refer […]

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Mélanie Calvat and Our Lady of La Salette Part IV – The Fate of Maximin Giraud

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: Here is the most recent part of this serialised in-depth account concerning the Apparition of Our Lady of La Salette, taken from the 1903 The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces by Bernard St John. (See our first part here, for more about this). Here are the four […]

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Pellevoisin and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart – Part III: The Scapular of the Heart of Jesus

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: Here we resume with the third part of our series on the reported Apparitions of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. These are taken from a 1904 book by Bernard St John – who, in fact, personally knew Estelle Faguette, the visionary at Pellevoisin. For more about […]

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Pellevoisin and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart – Part II: “I am All Merciful”

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: Here we resume with the second part of our series on the reported Apparitions of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. These are taken from a 1904 book by Bernard St John – who, in fact, personally knew Estelle Faguette, the visionary at Pellevoisin. For more about […]

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part X: The Later Years

1904 account of the aftermath of the Lourdes miracle and the later years of St. Bernadette.

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Pellevoisin and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart – Part I: The First Apparitions

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: In Nineteenth Century France, four great Apparitions of Our Lady occurred – in 1830 at the Rue du Bac in Paris, in 1846 at La Salette, in 1858 at Lourdes and in 1871 at Pontmain. All four of these have received full approval from the Catholic Church […]

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part IX: After the Apparitions

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: Here we continue with the ninth part of our account taken from Bernard St John’s out-of-print 1904 book, The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces. The beginning of the series can be found here. We will also note that we think Bernard St John’s text is a […]

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part VIII: The Last Apparition

by Bernard St John Introductory Remarks: Here we continue with the eighth part of our account taken from Bernard St John’s out-of-print 1904 book, The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces. The beginning of the series can be found here. We will also note that we think Bernard St John’s text is a fine book […]

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part VII: The Miracle of the Lighted Candle

By Bernard St. John     CJS.org Introductory Remarks: Here we continue with the seventh part of our account taken from Bernard St John’s out-of-print 1904 book, The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces. The account is serialised at this site in ten parts, which you can easily navigate by clicking on this table […]

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part VI: She Said in a Voice that Trembled a Little: “I am the Immaculate Conception.”

The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes … “I am the Immaculate Conception.” An unusually fine account from 1904 – drawing on many sources, including the author’s own first-hand experience of Nineteenth Century France.

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part V: The Miracles of Cures and Healing Begin …

A well-researched 1904 account of St. Bernadette, Lourdes and the first cures.

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part IV: “I Wish People to Come Here in Procession.”

By Bernard St. John     CJS.org Introductory Remarks: Here we continue with the fourth part of our account taken from Bernard St. John’s out-of-print 1904 book, The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces. The account is serialised at this site in ten parts, which you can easily navigate by clicking on this table […]

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The Story of St. Bernadette and Lourdes – Part III: “Tell the Priests that a Chapel Must be Built …”

This is the third instalment in a masterful, detailed and well-researched Nineteenth century account of the story of St. Bernadette, Lourdes and the Marian Apparitions there.

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Pontmain and Our Lady of Hope Part III – A Crucifix the Colour of Arterial Blood …

By Bernard St John   Introductory Remarks: This is the third and concluding part of a highly detailed, well-researched narrative of the Apparition of Our Lady of Pontmain. This is taken from Bernard St John’s 1903 book The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces. There are three parts to this series: Part 1 The Apparition […]

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Pontmain and Our Lady of Hope Part II – The Blessed Virgin Brings a Message to Catholic France

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: This is the second part of a highly detailed, well-researched narrative of the Apparition of Our Lady of Pontmain. This is taken from Bernard St John’s 1904 book The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces. There are three parts to this series: Part 1 The Apparition of […]

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Pontmain and Our Lady of Hope Part I – The Apparition of the Blessed Virgin

By Bernard St John     Introductory Remarks: This is the first part of a highly detailed, well-researched narrative of the Apparition of Our Lady of Pontmain. This is taken from Bernard St John’s 1904 book The Blessed Virgin in the Nineteenth Century: Apparitions, Revelations, Graces. There are three parts to this series: Part 1 The Blessed Virgin […]

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