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The beautiful Sorrowful Mother of Poland

Licheń is the second most frequently visited Marian shrine in Poland, after Czestochowa. The shrine, run by the Marian Fathers and opened in 2004, is the largest in Poland. July 2 is the Feast of Our Lady of Licheń.

Happy Anniversary, Blessed George!

On June 28, 1987, Pope St. John Paul II raised our beloved Renovator, Blessed George Matulaitis-Matulewicz, to the honors of the altar.

The Two Faltering Vicars of God

God's representatives on earth failed at the house of Caiaphas, and through that failure, our salvation came to pass. So Chris Sparks reveals in this fourth article on his epic pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

In John the Baptist, a Lesson for Us All

"Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall name him John" (Lk 1:13).

A Saint for All Seasons

If you had money, power, and status second only to the king of your country, would you be able to lay it all down for the sake of conscience and faith? Would you possess a trust in God greater than your many extraordinary possessions? Saint Thomas More, whom we celebrate on June 22, is a gallant example.

Patron of Youth, Warrior for Christ

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (feast day: June 21) is the patron saint of youth. For most of his brief life, this son of a warrior was fighting a very different battle with an absolute determination to win: a war against against sin. As the Church attests, he won.

Saint Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Saint Cyril of Alexandria, bishop and Doctor of the Church, whose feast day we celebrate on June 27, was a man of strong character, great devotion to orthodoxy, and faithful service to the Holy Father.

Marians in the (White) House

“So, is this a normal Saturday for you?” Novice Josh was asked. “No!” he exclaimed. “We visited the White House today!”

The Sacred Heart and Divine Mercy

On the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (June 16), we ask, "What is the difference between the devotion of the Sacred Heart and the Divine Mercy message?"

To be a pilgrim, in Catholic Poland

Poland is the ideal land for learning the art of pilgrimage, says Stephen J. Binz, author of the award-winning book from Marian Press, The Way of Mercy: Pilgrimage in Catholic Poland.

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