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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Marian Devotions10.5 min read

    The Rosary of the Seven Dolors - an efficacious meditation The Rosary of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a beautiful way to meditate on the Passion of Our Blessed Lord through the tearful eyes of Our Blessed Mother. A PDF of these prayers is available here. Introductory Prayers In the Name [...]

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    Mother of Sorrows In preparation for the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows we would like to recommend praying the Novena to the Mother of Sorrows. Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows is powerful in moving the Heart of God and in uniting ourselves to Our Lady's sorrowful heart in a spirit of reparation we [...]

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    On Friday the 6th of August, His Excellency, Bishop Victor Phalana announced in a letter that all Parishes in the diocese of Klerksdorp would be consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary on the 15th of August. He also announced the Consecration of the Diocese of Klerksdorp to the Hearts [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Liturgical Formation, Mass6.2 min read

    Do you find Mass boring? That you feel as though you gain nothing from it and either do it as a result of habit, or the famous Catholic guilt? Ven. Fulton Sheen in his homily "The meaning on Mass" gives an example that may answer the question. "Some of you boys have mothers that are not [...]

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  • Today on the 15th of August we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We have been praying the Novena to Our Lady Assumed, which ended yesterday. Today we invite you to make the Consecration to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. The PDF can be downloaded here. The Diocese of [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Liturgical Formation, Mass1 min read

    Mass of the Ages Documentary Mass of the Ages is a documentary produced by a group of Catholics exploring the Traditional Latin Mass, formerly called the Extraordinary form. This documentary is a trilogy and the first episode will be live on the 15th of August at 8pm ET time in the USA, which is 2am [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions, Marian Devotions2.8 min read

    The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is traditionally celebrated on the 15th of August. We will be praying the Novena to Our Lady Assumed into Heaven from 6 August to 14 August 2021. The 15th of August is the day according to Holy Tradition that Our Lady was assumed body and [...]

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    The Athanasian Creed The Athanasian Creed is one of the expressions of the Catholic Faith. Many Catholics are familiar with the Nicene Creed and the Apostles Creed. The Athanasian Creed was traditionally said on Trinity Sunday. The Athanasian Creed goes into greater detail about a number of aspects of the Catholic Faith, particularly the Holy [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions1.6 min read

    The month of July is traditionally dedicated to the Precious Blood of Our Blessed Lord. The Novena to the Precious Blood of Our Lord can be prayed from the 22nd of June to the 30th of June. Devotion to the precious blood is particularly efficacious in spiritual warfare. The Feast of the Precious blood of [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions, Marian Devotions3.2 min read

    We will be praying the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena for the intention of an increased availability of the Traditional Latin Mass. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena Prayers First novena prayer Behold at your feet, O Mother of Perpetual Help, a wretched sinner who has recourse to you and confides in you. O [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions14.8 min read

    Saint Joseph’s Holy Cloak Novena St. Joseph’s Holy Cloak Novena is a particular and special way to merit the patronage of this great Saint while also rendering honour to him. It is to be recited on thirty consecutive days in memory of the thirty years St. Joseph spent in the company of Jesus Christ, Son [...]

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    The following Google Form is intended to gauge the interest of the faithful of the Archdiocese of Johannesburg in attending the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite within the Archdiocese of Johannesburg. The survey is being conducted by Immaculata South Africa.

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