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  • Bl. Engelmar Unzeitig, a Mariannhill Missionary priest, was beatified in Germany on September 24, 2016. Known as the “Angel of Dachau,” Father Engelmar died of typhoid fever, contracted while caring for the sick in the infamous Nazi concentration camp. In the beatification homily, the bishop of Wurzburg, Germany, said that Father Engelmar loyally embodied the … Continue reading Fr. Engelmar Unzeitig: Model for the Re-Evangelization of the Western World →

  • End to Child Soldiers That the scandal of Child-soldiers may be eliminated the world over.   Europe That the peoples of Europe may rediscover the beauty, goodness, and truth of the Gospel which gives joy and hope to life. For more information and reflections, please visit the Apostleship of Prayer’s website.

  • Catholics throughout the world are encouraged to support the cloistered and monastic life on World Day of Cloistered Life, Monday, November 21, 2016, the Memorial of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple. “The primary purpose of World Day of Cloistered Life, traditionally known as Pro Orantibus Day (“For Those Who Pray”), is to support—both … Continue reading World Day of Cloistered Life →