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29 July 1941 – An “offering of life”

From Fr Z’s Blog: On 29 July 1941 ten prisoners from an block at Auschwitz were chosen to be starved to death because a prisoner from that same block had escaped. Fr. Maximilian Kolbe, a Franciscan who founded the Militia Immaculatae, … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Conception of Mary

Today, 8 December, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. The Catholic proclamation of 1854 stated that Mary “was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty … Continue reading

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