306- The Constant Procession: Part 6

Part 6 of my book, The Constant Procession.” The story of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego. The famous apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Mexico City in the year 1531 A.D. It is a most desperate time in Mexico.

Also, Pray for the People of Ukraine. There are links below on ways to support them.

A display of Our Lady of Guadalupe who is in the center plus in each corner is an oval with Juan Diego speaking with her at various times.
A display of Our Lady of Guadalupe who is in the center plus in each corner is an oval with Juan Diego speaking with her at various times.
Garden Grotto- short
Photo of the area where, note the arrow, is to indicate where the apparitions occured.
Bird’s eye view of the Mexico City area where the apparitions between the Virgin Mary and St. Juan Diego took place in the year 1531 A.D.

More about the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe:

The Story of Our Lady of Guadalupe- Guadalupeshrine.org

Denver Catholic story by Racio Madera- DenverCatholic.org

Women of Grace- Womenofgrace.com

Places to Donate to help the People of Ukraine to save their country

Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA

For More information:

Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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305- The Constant Procession: Part 5

Part 5 of my first book, “The Constant Procession.” – From Joan of Arc’s fiery end to the Voyages of Columbus thanks to the Black Madonna and Queen of Spain. Also, Cortez’s illegal voyage within the New World and the story of the City of Gold.

Places to Donate to help the People of Ukraine to save their country can be found below.

A model of the ship Santa Maria that hangs in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Spain.
Model of Santa Maria hangs at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Spain.

Links with other information about topics mentioned in this podcast:

Our Lady of Guadalupe (Spain)- The Catholic Traveler.com

The History Junkie- TheHistoryJunkie.com

The Black Madonna (Spain) – (Start with 3rd Picture) The Lonely Traveler.org

Places to Donate to help the People of Ukraine to save their country

Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA

For More information:

Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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304- The Constant Procession: Part 4

This fourth installment of my Book, The Constant Procession finds a Ukraine Church Community forming after the apparition of Mary at “Our Loving Mother’s Children” in Conyers, Georgia, USA. Also in this podcast, the first image of the Virgin Mary and the Black Madonna in Spain.

Places to Donate to help the People of Ukraine to save their country can be found below.

Painting at the Basilica of the moment when they found the miraculous statue.
Painting at the Basilica in Guadalupe, SPAIN as Gil Cordero finds the miraculous statue of the Black Madonna hidden by Christians hundreds of years earlier during the conquest of Spain by the Muslim Moors.
The statue of the Black Madonna dressed in pyramidal robes at Basilica of"Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Spain
This is the icon of the Black Madonna dug up following the apparition of the Virgin Mary to Gil Cordero in 1386 (dressed in pyramidal robes) at Basilica of “Santa Maria de Guadalupe” (Spain)
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A Ukrainian Church community forms following the apparitions of the Virgin Mary at ‘Our Loving Mother’s Children” site in Conyers, Georgia, USA
Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA (The Church formed following Apparitions)

For More information:

Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church

Our Loving Mother’s Children, Inc

Our Lady of Guadalupe (Spain)- The Catholic Traveler.com

The Black Madonna (Spain) – (Start with 3rd Picture) The Lonely Traveler.org

Other Places to Donate to help the People of Ukraine to save their country

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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303- The Constant Procession: Part 3

Hello! This is Nikos Steves. I will be finishing up my new book entitled, The Very Fine Light over the summer. The book will be released in early fall!

You’ll be the first to HEAR and READ about THE NEW BOOK right here at Constant Procession.com!

And now here is Part 3 of my first book, ‘The Constant Procession’

There is more about the ‘Lady of Lourdes’ apparition story in this podcast. Initially the Lourdes seer is embraced. Though miracles start to occur, her credibility begins to come under fire from all directions.

And then, the next stop on my journey in the book is to a local apparition site.

Also, Pray for the People of Ukraine. Links to support their war effort can be found below.

Bernadette- photo taken most likely sometime after the apparition.
Bernadette- photo taken in the Lourdes, France apparition site museum.

Then twelve years later, I seek a return voyage to ‘The Farm.’

Sign says The Farm in front of the Conyers Georgia apparition site
The Farm; Conyers, Georgia Apparition site
Visitors at the apparition site on October 13, 2017 see the sun breaking through (Podcast 166)

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE:

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022
Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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302- The Constant Procession: Part 2

This is the 2nd audio installment of my book The Constant Procession. My book is a religious memoir about how some of the approved apparitions of the Virgin Mary have influenced history!

This installment digs deep into my discovery of the reason churches in post WW II America were named for the Madonna.

The inspiration for the writing of the book The Song of Bernadette came to life for an author trapped by Nazis in 1941 while he hid in Lourdes, France.

Early and 70's book covers of The Song of Bernadette
1970’s version (L) and 1940’s version of The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel. Notice how the ‘dust jackets’ reflect the popular culture emphasis of each time period when books were printed.

Here is a very good review of The Song of Bernadette by author Christine Vincent- CatholicMom.com

1943 and Readers Digest book covers of The Song of Bernadette.
Early 1941 printing of the book (L) and the early 1942 Readers Digest copy (R)
Early photo of Lourdes Sanctuary (may be as it looked during WW II to Franz Werfel)
Early photo of Lourdes Basilica, at the Our Lady of Lourdes Apparition site (This may be how it looked during WW II to Franz Werfel)
Pyrenees Mountains, Franz Werfel had to travel over to get to neutral Spain from Nazi captured France.
Franz Werfel had to climb over these Pyrenees Mountains to get to neutral Spain and escape from Nazi captured in occupied France.

On a different note, Here’s an inspirational post about Our Lady of Fatima by Marge Fenelon

Sister Lucia 25 years after Fatima- Marge Fenelon; National Catholic Register.com

Blog by Marge Steinhage Fenelon- MargeFenelon.com

Please pray for the success of the Ukrainian people during this war.

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE:

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022
Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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301- The Constant Procession: Part 1

Hello! This is Nikos Steves. I will be finishing up my new book entitled, The Very Fine Light over the summer. The book will be released in early fall!

While I work on the new book, I will podcast an audio re-release of my 1st book The Constant Procession in 15 minute installments throughout the summer.

Stay tuned here because from time to time I will keep you updated on my progress and even read advanced excerpts from the new book!

You’ll HEAR and READ about THE NEW BOOK HERE FIRST!

This first audio installment of The Constant Procession. This book is a religious memoir about how some of the approved apparitions of the Virgin Mary have influenced history!

More resources about Apparitions of the Virgin Mary:

Michael O’Neill’s website Miracle Hunter.com

Michael H Brown’s website Spirit Daily.com

Read William J. Walsh’s book- Heaven’s Bright Queen (at archive.org)

Several of the Churches mentioned in this podcast:

Photo of Immaculate Heart of Mary - Atlanta, GA
Immaculate Heart of Mary – Atlanta, GA (Note old Church to the left)
photo of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Atlanta, GA
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Atlanta, GA

Please pray for the successful efforts of the Ukrainian people during this war.

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE:

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022
Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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300- Episode 300! Plus Caribbean Island Names

It’s Episode 300! Thank you for listening! This special is about future plans plus in today podcast, the use of saint’s names for Caribbean Islands.

St Kitts from a beach, Nevins is off in the distance
St Kitts Island- on the beach, Nevis Island is off in the distance (note clouds above it)
Nevins with 'snow like" clouds overhead
Nevis Island with ‘snow like” clouds overhead

Early Morning vista of Saint Kitts Island (St Christopher) and Nevis Isle

Links with more information about St. Kitts and Nevis:

Saint Kitts and Nevis- Britannica.com

St. Martin of Tours- Wikipedia.com

Nevis- Our Lady of the Snows- MotherOfAllPeople.com

Puerto Rico and San Juan Name Swap, the Untold Story- TheCultureTrip.com

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE:

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022
Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

299- Being Late to Easter Day

I celebrated Easter services one week after the mainstream Easter celebration. This different date finds a person somewhat removed from the mainstream of life.

A calendar from October 1582 removing 11 days from the 5th to the 14th
October 1582 calendar, when they removed days from the calendar.

This year, the Eastern Orthodox Church’s Easter religious holiday was celebrated one week later than most other Christian Church’s. The reason is due to the fact that our church works off a different calendar than most other Christian church’s. And on our calendar, the day when Christ’ Passion occurred is different.

Ides of March with 2 photo of Julius Caesar and difference in the date between Julian and Gregorian calendars
Ides of March with 2 photo of Julius Caesar and difference in the date between Julian and Gregorian calendars

Links to articles about the difference in Easter Day:

BBC- Why are there 2 Easters ?

Orthodox Times.com

Catholic for Life.com

And of course, Please Support the People of Ukraine in their efforts to remain Free.

Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA
Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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298- The Virgin Mary Appeared to St James in Spain

The Virgin Mary made a surprise appearance to the Apostle James who’d been dispirited in his attempts to spread the light of Christ in Spain.

Also below are places to contribute to help the people of Ukraine

Our Lady of Pilar is in Saragosa, Spain… the “pillar” the Virgin Mary appeared on is inside this Basilica.

Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA
Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

(An e-book copy of the book can be found here on the website.)

Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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297- A Story about an Easter Sunrise Service

Have you ever been to an Easter Sunday Sunrise Service?

Here’s a story about when I went to an Easter Sunrise Service when I was a boy.

And if you have been to a Sunrise Service leave a comment below or at nikossteves@gmail.com

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE:

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022
Poster for donations for Ukraine 770-480-8775
Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers GA

The Pope’s Official Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, March 2022:

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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296- Easter and the Ascension of Christ

May You have a Blessed Eastertime!

30 foot mosaic of the Ascension with the Virgin Mary, the Disciples and Angels...
30′ mosaic- Ascension of Christ
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral- Atlanta, GA USA

Ways to Give Support to the People of Ukraine :

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA

Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022

The Pope’s Official Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, March 2022:

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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295- The Final Days of Lent with Ukraine on Our Minds

Get involved in the final days of this Lenten journey, no matter the 10th or 11th hour!

And also Ways to Support the People of Ukraine can be found below!

The Pope’s Official Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, March 2022:

CONTRIBUTE TO THE UKRAINE:

Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Roman Catholic Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022
Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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294- A Lenten Season in the Face of War in Ukraine

Going without through Lent is overshadowed by the war in Ukraine. It makes me more aware of how fragile life can be.

Colorful print of The Virgin Mary covering a Ukrainian Village with her protective veil
The Virgin Mary Offers her Veil for the Ukraine

Humanity needs to do a better job in our contemporary world.

Illustration to Pray for Ukraine with Psalm 125 verse 1

And that’s why this Lenten pause allows us a time to reflect.

Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA website uocofusa.org
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA- uocofusa.org
Donation details for giving to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
Ukranian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)- from Prayer Service in Atlanta on March 28, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are for the Ukrainian people and their defense efforts.

A Blue & Yellow sticker that says, "Stand With Ukraine"

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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293- St. Louis Marie de Montfort. Also a Ukraine Donation site.

A Blue & Yellow sticker that says, "Stand With Ukraine"
Stand With Ukraine!

St. Louis Marie de Montfort is known for his devotion to the Virgin Mary.

Plus in this podcast is a prayer for the Ukraine

Here’s a Ukrainian Church Community I’ve known of for quite awhile. They are seeking donations for the Ukraine. Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, Conyers, GA

Illustration of St Louis Marie de Montfort
Illustration from St Bonaventure Catholic Church- stboncc.com

The Story of the Daughters of Wisedom- daughtersofwisdom.org

The Company of Mary- montfort.org.uk/

St de Montfort’s writings: Montfort Brothers of St Gabriel– stgabrielinst.org

Little Company of Mary- lcmsisters.org

Sources for this podcast include:

Louis de Montford- Catholicism.org

Louis de Montfort- Wikipedia.org

Louis Marie de Montfort and the Spirituality of Totus-Tuus

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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292- The Ukraine People, ‘Stubborn Believers’ in a most Inspiring Way

Some excerpts from my book The Constant Procession, on the Ukraine people in world wars, Communist suppression, and it’s religious diaspora. The Ukraine people are ‘stubborn believers’ in a most inspiring way.

Back at the end of WWII the victors with major armies, the USSR and the USA quickly became enemies. Concerns by the victors as to how to rebuild the defeated countries from both physical destruction and governing approaches quickly shifted to diverging philosophical ways to replace the Nazis political control of the lands it had conquered in Europe.

Recent autumn photo of a Ukraine cityscape
Colorful autumn Ukraine cityscape before invasion- Travel Off Path.com

Recalling what the Madonna told Fatima seer Sister Lucia: “If you pay heed to my requests, Russia will be converted and there will be peace. If not, Russia will spread her errors through the world, causing wars.”

Before long for the broken eastern european countries, fear and intimidation overcame peaceful transitions and the liberties found in the more open western european countries.

Ukrainian churches and culture were under siege throughout the times of the USSR.

But the ‘stubborn’ Ukranian ‘believers’ who immigrated to North America kept Ukrainian churches and the Ukrainian culture alive in the diaspora during the suppression, until ‘The Ukraine’ homeland gained independence in 1991.

A Ukraine church with Christmas tree 2021
A Ukraine church in Kiev with Christmas tree 2021- Kiev4Tourists.com

More background on The Ukraine:

The Ukraine during the 20th century before gaining independence in 1991- Ukraine Trek.com

More about the 2nd Secret of Our Lady of Fatima’s apparition- Catholic.org

February 25, 2022 blog post on Kiev4Tourists.com

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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291- Unheeded Fatima Prediction and A Prayer for the Ukraine

This podcast includes observations from the brief break from winter, plus excerpts from my book first book, The Constant Procession about the prayer request from the 2nd Secret of the Fatima apparition of the Virgin Mary and also a prayer for the people of the Ukraine.

Here is a video about The Virgin Mary and the Ukraine by- Quo Vadis aka PadrePaz

Alternate link for this Episode 291

Photo of revitalized canalside building
Inspiration for the “warehouse” that is written about in my upcoming new book, a contemporary novel- More Information to come soon!
Photo of a Kindle with book on it.
My first book The Constant Procession– The e-book is available here.

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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290- From Border Attacks to Lent & the Cause for Easter

This podcast includes thoughts on the border attacks, Lent, the Virgin Mary and the cause for Easter over two-thousand years ago.

What are your thoughts?

Comment here OR- via email at NikosSteves@gmail.com

Thought Provoking articles for ‘DOING LENT’

Reasons to Observe Lent (Even If You’re Not Catholic)- beliefnet.com

What is Lent? Why 40 days- United Methodist Church umc.org

Are Sundays a Part of Lent (in the Catholic Church)- aboutcatholics.com

The Great Lent- OrthodoxWiki.org

Painting called Mary meets Christ's 4th sorrow

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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289- 7th Century Sts Theodore & Egwin + the Madonna in England.

St. Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury and St. Egwin, Bishop of Worchester lived in England during the time when all Christian churches were unified as one body in Christ.

The Virgin Mary appeared to St Egwin in Evesham. St Egwin then built the Evesham Abbey, the 3rd great monastery of England.

Henry VIII had it destroyed in the 1600’s. The surrounding neighborhoods used the stones from the ruins for other building projects.

Today, the Evesham Trust is working to revive this forgotten wonder’s rich history.

Evesham Trust photo of Evesham Abbey
Evesham Abbey illustration- Evesham Abbey Trust.org

Sources and additional information:

St Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury- Orthodox Church in America.org

St Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury- Catholic Online.org

St Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury- John Anidopoulos.com

St Egwin, Bishop of Worchester- NewAdvent.org

St Egwin of Evesham- Franciscan Media.org

The Evesham Abbey Trust- Evesham Abbey.org

Evesham Abbey- NewAdvent.org

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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Constant Procession (the podcast) is published here every Tuesday morning.

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288- St Mary Mazzarello & the Salesian Sisters

St Mary Mazzarello had a vision of a big building filled with orphaned girls. She remembered this vision when St Bosco of the Salesians asked her to create the Daughters of Mary, Help of Christians (aka Salesian Sisters) to take care of abandoned young girls. It is now a world-wide organization.

St Mary Mazzarello
St Mary Mazzarello- Wikimedia Commons

Sources and more information about St Mary Mazzarello & the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, aka Salesian Sisters:

Salesian Sisters.org

Biography of Saint John Bosco (Don Bosco)- DonBoscoWest.org

VIDES USA- vides.us

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

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287- The Madonna’s Mission for St. Bosco

St John Bosco, aka Don Bosco’s mission was to fulfill the Virgin Mary’s request: Help orphans from the slums of Turin in the mid-1800’s.

Today the society he created, The Society of St Francis de Sales or the Salesians of Don Bosco can be found in over 125 countries around the world.

Photo of St Don Bosco
St Don Bosco- photo from DonBoscoYouth.net

Some sources for this podcast and for more information about St Bosco:

Source material included the biography of Don Bosco (Free!)– donboscowest.org

Catholic Online.org

St Don Bosco- DonBoscoYouth.net

Salesian Missions.org

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book The Constant Procession.

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286- The Marian Column of Prague, Yesterday & Today

While overseas last fall, I literally “stumbled” on the “Marian Column” in Old Town Prague.

The story of the Marian Column of Prague is obscure. It had been hidden behind the Iron Curtain for too long. The original built in 1650 stood for 300 years before being destroyed in 1918.

But the bravery of the people of Czechoslovakia and their demands for freedom during the peaceful “Velvet Revolution” in 1989, formed their new countries of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Thirty years later in June 2020, citizens of the new Czech Republic, their artistic freedoms of expression alive once again, combined with many peoples undying love for the Madonna and returned the Marian Column to the spot where the Virgin Mary once again, offers her love for humanity.

Marian Colunm in Prague Square
Marian Colunm in Prague Square today
Marian Column- Prague, Fall 2021
Closer view of Marian Column today
Closer view of Marian Column today
Different angle of Marian Column
Different angle of Marian Column

Lots More to this Story:

BBC.com- good history includes dying leader regret + documents atheistic country:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52926408

Radio Prague International-

https://english.radio.cz/marian-column-returns-old-town-square-after-more-a-century-8682622

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

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285- “2 Sisters, 20 Children, & 42 Cents”

The only apparitions in the USA that have been approved (to date) took place when the Virgin Mary appeared to Adel Brise near Green Bay, Wisconsin.

From that time on Adel lived her life with joy, with humility and abandonment to God’s providence and reliance on the intercessions of the Virgin Mary.

Photo of a branch from one of the two trees where the apparition occured
The two stumps from the trees are under the alter in the Crypt chapel at the site (Compass News)

Sources for this Podcast & more about Adele’s Apparitions:

Our Lady of Good Help- CatholicStrength.com

Official website for the ‘National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help’

The Compass News Blog story (includes more photos)

A unique travel blog more photos- authors ‘Boris & Natasha’

Michael O’Neill, the Miracle Hunter- MiracleHunter.com

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

The origin of these podcasts began with my book Constant Procession.

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284- The Ukraine and the Madonna

The Ukraine was dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the year 1037. It’s a special place for the Madonna.

It’s timely to take a moment and review just why the Ukraine captures the attention of those around her and the world of today as well.

This installment features the apparitions during the years 1914 and 1987.

Sources for this installment and additional information and Photos:

A timeline of the Virgin Mary’s appearances in Hrushivv- Saints 2B blog

Our Lady of Hrushiv, Ukraine Devine Mysteries.info

SpiritDaily.com- Book quotes: Witness

Josyp Terelya info and more about the book- Marys Way.net

Photo of Marina Kizyn, at age 12 first to see the apparition of the Virgin Mary in Hrushiv
Photo- Divine Mysteries website

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Constant Procession tells of key apparitions of the Virgin Mary since she passed on from the world and how she serves humanity through Christianity.

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