Celebrating Our Lady of Fatima

Today is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Fatima. It marks the first of six monthly appearances of our Blessed Mother to three young children in Portugal. She came to the world during a time of war and upheaval. She promised peace while predicting future wars far worse than the Great War.

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Alaska, The Last American Frontier

Today we celebrate Alaska, the 49th state to join the union. When it comes to inhabitants, Alaska is the 48th most populous, just ahead of Vermont and Wyoming. Yet if you were to put California, Texas and Montana together, Alaska would still have a greater land mass.

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

The time has come to light the fourth candle in the Advent Wreath. As far as the wreath is concerned, the wait is over. The next candle to be lit will be on Christmas Morning. This is the final Sunday of Advent, dedicated to God’s unconditional love.

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