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BFP 002: Fr. Anthony Mary OFM Conv talks about Kolbe, Rattisbonne’s conversion, Chicago, and Our Lady

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumfootnote/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/bcr6pq/bellarmineforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2017_07_BFP-002-Friar-Anthony-Mary-on-Kolbe-and-Chicago.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this second episode of our re-launched Bellarmine Forum podcast, Manos sits down with Friar Anthony Mary, a conventual Franciscan in Chicago. They talk about St. Maximilian Kolbe in 1917, and events in Italy where Masons marched onto the Vatican singing hymns that Lucifer will reign and make the…

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Except through Mary… Mediatrix has Nothing to do with Medjugorje

Let me comment on this first: The title of Mary as Mediatrix of all Grace has nothing to do with Medjugorje. There, I got that out of the way. I have to grind that axe when the opportunity presents. Back in 1891, Pope Leo XIII wrote an encyclical on the Rosary, Octobri Mense, in which he…

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Consecration to the Immaculate Heart and the Trial of the West by Islam?

In the wake of Mohammedism’s (Islam’s) initial spread over the middle east, an African bishop penned a consecration to the Blessed Mother’s Immaculate heart. The Bishop of Toledo wrote one as well. We know that Spain was run over by Islam for a time, but it got me wondering… August is traditionally devoted to focusing on devotion to the…

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Kolbe: St. Benedict’s one trick to become Holy

On the feast the St. Benedict, we typically see people speaking of his medal and protection from evil, but there’s so much more to this saint! One time his sister, St. Scholastica wrote to him for advice on how to be holy, but before we report his answer to her, consider the life of this saint…

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Is Corpus Christi Interesting Enough to Draw Drunken Fops and Gun Salutes?

In recent years, there has been a push to make public processions again on Corpus Christi. Thank God!  after all, that’s Our Lord, Living and Present in the Blessed Sacrament!  We should boldly proclaim to the world the good news that Jesus is Risen from the Dead and lives among us! As we all know, not…

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Kolbe’s Secret to the Best Month of Mary You’ve Ever Lived

May is the Month of the Blessed Mother Mary. Traditionally, people devoted a special care to do something special for their Blessed mother each day of May. I want to inspire you with “more” you can do and why. Best yet, I want to give you a story of St. Maximillian Kolbe’s secret, and how you can transform…

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