Category Archives: Mary Immaculate

Heavenly Fusion

  As a child in the primary grades, during every early October, preceding the Columbus Day holiday, I would join classmates in artistically recreating and labeling the three ships on which Christopher Columbus and his mates sailed to the New … Continue reading

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Fractured Expectations

By Charlie Johnston Though I don’t moderate the comments here anymore, I do read through them every few days to see what themes are on people’s minds. Of late I see many wonder whether I still say that the Rescue … Continue reading

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Our Lady, the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Tepeyac

[In 2014, Charlie invited us to pray two novenas most precious to him and while pondering his piece, “Preparing for a Pregnant Advent,” I have been thinking of how powerful it would be for us to, again, pray these novenas … Continue reading

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In the End, My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph

[Many beautiful articles have been written for this centenary year of celebrating the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima. Motivational, inspirational and edifying contributions are everywhere.  It was Msgr. Charles Pope’s piece, based on last Sunday’s parable of the vineyard … Continue reading

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Sex and the 2016 Election

Below is an analysis of the 2016 election from a spiritual perspective by our friend, Dan Lynch. This morning, I finished my first international presentation, speaking to a conference in Guadalajara, Mexico via Skype. It was wonderful! Though it was … Continue reading

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Comfort Through the Storm

By Charlie Johnston I first became aware of Dr. Peter Howard earlier this year when I read a piece on “Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Renaissance of Civilization” which he had published at spiritualdirection.com. It was the finest short … Continue reading

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Times of Fulfillment

By Charlie Johnston Over the weekend, we suffered the worst Islamist attack on American soil since 9-11 when a Jihadist shot up a homosexual nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The tally was 49 dead and 53 wounded when I sat down … Continue reading

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Home Again, Praying for Wisdom and Fortitude

By Charlie Johnston In these first few days after my return home, I have just been decompressing. When I am on the road, things get pretty frantic…and I try to keep up with demands from all over. I will be … Continue reading

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At Sea

By Charlie Johnston Whoo…it has been a hectic week. Beginning Thursday I was dominated by events involving my son’s wedding. These first couple days of the week I have been visiting friends and family in Alabama. I was best man … Continue reading

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Procession for Life, Mary and the Saints

I will spend the bulk of next week working on putting together resources for people around the country – and the world – to mount Eucharistic and Marian Processions to give witness to our faith in the midst of the … Continue reading

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