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Pondering Mary’s Perpetual Virginity

November 6, 2017

I still remember the moment when I first “heard” the Church’s teaching on Mary’s perpetual virginity. I was at Mass one day, and we were praying the Confiteor, the prayer that begins with the words “I confess.” Perhaps you are also familiar with it: “I confess to almighty God and to you, my brothers and… Read More ›

Our Lady of the Cape

There are many shrines to our Blessed Mother Mary scattered throughout the world. Some of the most famous ones are associated with Our Lady’s appearances at Lourdes, Fatima, and Guadalupe. But few Canadians know that we, too, have our own national shrine to Our Blessed Mother: The Shrine of Our Lady of the Cape at… Read More ›

The Queenship of Mary

“Because the virgin Mary was raised to such a lofty dignity as to be the mother of the King of kings, it is deservedly and by every right that the Church has honored her with the title of ‘Queen’.” – St. Alphonsus Liguori The Feast of the Queenship of Mary was established by Venerable Pope… Read More ›

4th Fatima Conference “Grace for Humanity” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

St. Peter’s 100 Year Fatima Anniversary Conference 4th Conference – “Grace for Humanity”  PDF Version “The School of Mary: 4th Message ‘Grace for Humanity’” – Fatima Talk 4 by Fr. Jerome from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.

3rd Fatima Conference “The Messages” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

St. Peter’s 100 Year Fatima Anniversary Conference 3rd Conference “The Messages”  PDF Version “The School of Mary: The Messages” – Fatima Talk 3 by Fr. Jerome from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.  

2nd Fatima Conference “The Angel of Peace and The White Lady” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

St. Peter’s 100 Year Fatima Anniversary Conference  2nd Conference “The Angel of Peace and The White Lady”  PDF Version “The School of Mary: The Apparitions of the Angel of Peace and The White Lady” – Fatima Talk 2 by Fr. Jerome from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.

1st Fatima Conference “The School of Mary – Who is this Woman?” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

St. Peter’s 100 Year Fatima Anniversary Conference  1st Conference “The School of Mary – Who is this Woman?”  PDF Version “The School of Mary: Who is This Woman?” – Fatima Talk by Fr. Jerome from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.  

First Saturdays – Devotion to Mary

“Whether the world has war or peace depends on the practice of this devotion, along with the consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This is why I desire its propagation so ardently, especially because this is also the will of our dear Mother in Heaven.” – St. Lúcia of Fátima (March 19, 1939) The… Read More ›

Candlemas: The Presentation of the Lord

February 2nd falls 40 days after Christmas, the celebration of the birth of Jesus. It is a significant date in the Catholic Church for two reasons. First, it was the day on which the purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary took place. Second, it is also the day on which Mary and Joseph brought Jesus… Read More ›

Mary, Mother of Mercy

“Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope…”     It’s often been said that Mary’s work in heaven is to pray for sinners – that mercy is her “department.”1 There’s no doubt that we’ve got a powerful ally in our Heavenly Mother, an advocate who is always ready to… Read More ›