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Marian Devotion

POPE FRANCIS DECLARED A YEAR DEVOTED TO ST. JOSEPH. The Holy Father is telling the Church, especially those of us who are husbands and fathers, to “go to Joseph.” In our noisy secular culture how can we learn from St. Joseph who does not a speak a single word in

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Feb 27, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entrust the Marian image to a new community of cloistered nuns, who have safeguarded the icon within the walls

Pope Francis holds a rosary during a general audience Aug. 7, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 25, 2020 / 07:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis sent a letter Saturday encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary throughout May. He also shared two new prayers to implore the help of the Virgin Mary during the coronavirus pandemic. “Contemplating the face of Christ