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  • 01:09

    Deepertruth: The Virgin Mary Possibly Appearing In The Ukrain and California

    in Religion

    Join John Carpenter and I, the Catholic Defender as we take a look at possible Apparitions Mother Mary's appearances in the 1990's.  Listen in as we look at what it takes to receive Church approval.

  • 01:05

    Deepertruth: The Virgin Mary Appears In The Ukraine 1987

    in Religion

    The major story, here, for now, is Ukraine -- where a clash between protesters and a Russian-backed president (now deposed, but under Russian protection) has raised the specter of civil war and in a worst-case scenario, an explosion between Ukraine and Russia, which might drag other nations, including the U.S., into the conflict (America warned Russia this week not to interfere with internal Ukrainian matters, as Russian troops have lined near the border).


    But antagonisms between Ukraine -- once part of the Soviet Union -- and Russia have simmered for a century (peaking before and during World War Two when the U.S.S.R. persecuted Christians, especially Catholics, and starved Ukraine, causing millions of deaths). Ukraine split from the Soviet bloc during the incredible break up of the Soviet Union, gaining its independence several years after the apparitions.


    Along with thousands of others, Terelya was witness to this manifestation of the Blessed Mother in the rural hamlet of Hrushiw south of Lviv, where Mary first appeared on April 26, 1987, to an eleven-year-old peasant, Maria Kizyn -- a girl who had absolutely no guile and who never contradicted her testimony of first seeing Mary on the balcony of a domed wood chapel called Blessed Trinity, dressed in black.


    The events were first reported in America by The New York Times on October 13, 1987 -- a major feast day of the Fatima apparitions, which bore "secrets" (again "coincidentally") focusing on Russia, atheism, and the possibility (in the vaunted third secret) of an angel "torching" the world.

  • 00:29

    The Blessed Virgin Mary

    in Religion

    Rebroadcast of the long running radio program, "The Ave Maria Hour", a presentation of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement. www.AtonementFriars.org


    The Blessed Virgin Mary - This  Ave Maria episode of the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary begins with the prophecies of Isaiah and others, and takes us through her life.  The angel appears to Mary and tells her she will bear a Son and call Him Jesus.  Her response is to say “let it be done to me according to Thy will.” As she raised her son, she kept in her heart these words, “Teach me thy way oh Lord and I will walk in the Truth.”  Mary receives the body of her Son Jesus at Calvary, shedding tears over his body and for all the dead who will die in His name so that others may live.  She becomes the Queen of Martyrs, is taken into heaven and her abode is in the full assembly of Saints.  Jesus gives us his gentle mother, mother of Mercy and her compassion for all who call upon Him.

  • 01:06

    Deepertruth: Journey With The Virgin Mary As She Appeared at Ecuador 1988

    in Religion

     On August 28, 1988, in Cuenca Ecuador the Blessed Virgin Mary first appeared to a young woman named Patricia "Pachi" Talbot. Our Lady identified herself, saying: "I am the Guardian of the Faith".


        These apparitions continued until March 3, 1990. Patricia, twenty-seven today, was sixteen years old when the Blessed Mother chose her as an instrument to spread her messages to all Her people. Patricia was a model, a student, and throughout the apparitions, she continued with her studies. She has since married Andres Vega and they live in Cuenca. Here Patricia continues to strive to fulfill the particular mission the Blessed Mother gave her-service to the poor.


        The apparitions began in Patricia's bedroom and continued in various churches, chapels, and her home until June of 1989 when they were moved to a Garden spot in El Cajas, high in the Andes Mountains. When moved to the Garden Spot in El Cajas, the Mother of God's visits normally occurred on Thursdays and Saturdays, often accompanied by phenomena such as bright lights in the sky, the sun "dancing", and on more than one occasion people's hands and faces sparkled with a golden glow, as if from glitter, which could not be rubbed off. Yet here, as in Medjugorje and in other reported apparition sites around the world, the importance was not the supernatural phenomena, but the interior conversion of heart and the abundant graces God was offering to His people, through His Most Holy Mother.

  • 01:10

    Deepertruth: Visions of Blessed Virgin Mary in San Nicholas, Argentina Part II

    in Religion

    Back for a second week going to San Nicholas, Argentina.  On the 13th of October, anniversary of the last appearance at Fatima, the Virgin spoke for the first time:  


    You have done well.  Do not be afraid.  Come to see me.  I will take you by the hand and you will travel many paths.  


    After the message the Virgin refers to a message from the Bible, the word of God that illuminates all word.  With this text she is encouraged to fulfill her mission, to take her messages although difficulties may appear.  Thereafter, she begins to receive other messages frequently.  On October 19th, She said to her: 


    Rebels are unjust and humble the servants of the Lord.  Seek help and you will receive it.  Do not fear.  Nothing will happen to you.  The Lord leaves nothing at random. 


    On October 25th, Gladys goes for the second time, since the apparitions started, to the city of Rosario, seat of the archbishop, city consecrated to Our Lady of the Rosary. That day, exactly a month to the day of the first apparition, the Virgin appears to her and She tends a white rosary to her:  Receive this rosary from my hands and keep it forever and ever.  I am happy because you are obedient.  And be happy because God is with you.  


    The messages continue, with frequent references to the Sacred Scriptures. It is that Mary leads to the word of God and this way continues her invitation, as she did to the servants of Cana:  "Do all that He tells you".  This one is a new and singular fact in the history of the Marian apparitions.  

  • 01:09

    Deepertruth: Join Us As We Meet The Virgin Mary In Venezuela at 8:00 P.M.

    in Religion

    In 1976 the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary was reported. In 1984 she appeared to over 100 people at the grotto in Betania and soon afterwards the local bishop, Pio Bello Ricardo (shown in photo on the right) opened an investigation.  After a 3-year investigation he gave his approval for the apparitions in 1987, declaring that they were authentic, supernatural and of divine nature. He recommended Betania as a place of pilgrimage. you could often find him among the crowds during one of the Feast Days outlined below.


     


    Another unique experience that occasionally took place was the red rose that miraculously came out of her chest. This was an incredibly painful experience for Maria Esperanza and was witnessed by doctors, priests and lay people alike. 

  • 01:14

    Deepertruth: Visions of Blessed Virgin Mary in San Nicholas, Argentina (8:00 PM)

    in Religion

    On the 13th of October, anniversary of the last appearance at Fatima, the Virgin spoke for the first time:  


    You have done well.  Do not be afraid.  Come to see me.  I will take you by the hand and you will travel many paths.  


    After the message the Virgin refers to a message from the Bible, the word of God that illuminates all word.  With this text she is encouraged to fulfill her mission, to take her messages although difficulties may appear.  Thereafter, she begins to receive other messages frequently.  On October 19th, She said to her: 


    Rebels are unjust and humble the servants of the Lord.  Seek help and you will receive it.  Do not fear.  Nothing will happen to you.  The Lord leaves nothing at random. 


    On October 25th, Gladys goes for the second time, since the apparitions started, to the city of Rosario, seat of the archbishop, city consecrated to Our Lady of the Rosary. That day, exactly a month to the day of the first apparition, the Virgin appears to her and She tends a white rosary to her:  Receive this rosary from my hands and keep it forever and ever.  I am happy because you are obedient.  And be happy because God is with you.  


    The messages continue, with frequent references to the Sacred Scriptures. It is that Mary leads to the word of God and this way continues her invitation, as she did to the servants of Cana:  "Do all that He tells you".  This one is a new and singular fact in the history of the Marian apparitions.  

  • 01:32

    Convincing Facebook to Remove 'Virgin Mary Should've Aborted'

    in Religion

    This is not a First Amendment issue but a matter of forcing Facebook to uphold their own standards regarding Hate Speech. Cary Bogue says the Facebook page "Virgin Mary Should've Aborted" should be taken. Is it offensive to Christians? Yes. Should they be forced to remove it? 


    Have you had your healthy dose of reality lately?


    There are always at least two sides to every story. Have you ever wondered how someone, who saw the same thing you did, walked away telling a vastly different story? Which version was correct? Which one was the REAL story? Actually, both are! It’s just a matter of perspective.

    Joe takes the issues… especially the controversial issues (politics, prejudice, religion, illegal immigration)… and brings in people from different sides to share their viewpoint. This is definitely not a fluff piece. And while no one is attacked, the questions are hard-hitting.

    But the conversation is always respectful and you’re sure to learn something new, even if you don’t agree!

    If you’ve always wondered how the “other side” thinks and how they’ve arrived at their “stand”, then this is the show for you! 


    It’s not the right side, it’s not the wrong side, but the REAL side of the issues!

  • 01:06

    "Journey with Mary" -- Back to Dong Lu, China ... and beyond!

    in Religion

    Join host John Carpenter, a psychiatric therapist, and co-host Donald Hartley, "the Catholic Defender" as they travel back to China and other places in the world where reports of appearances by the Virgin Mary have occurred.  John has researched 87 of these appearances -- which is only 3% of what has been recorded in history.  But those 87 appearances give us a wealth of detail and understanding as to what these visits are all about.

  • 00:16

    Jane The Virgin, Television's Quirky, Fun Latino Show

    in Entertainment

    Jane the Virgin, a comedy on the CW network, is making people laugh with its unique quirky style and Latino cast.  Find out what everyone's raving about.


    Jane the Virgin: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana la virgen."

  • 00:22

    Monday Miracle Messages with Mary F KARMAn

    in Spirituality

    Join me in connecting with what I've come to call as "The A Team" from the Other side of the veil!  


    I had a "Near Love Experience," not a NDE, I couldn't refer to it as a death, because there is no death, and we are all Divine Eternal Beings!


    I was shown at a young age how to communicate with The Archangels, Ascended Masters, Ancestors, and loved ones who had crossed! I use to call them my babysitters, and possessed most of the  "Claires," until I was told to be seen, and not heard, at the age of 8,


    At that time, I buried these gifts very deep, which took my "N.L.E., to Re-Member who I was, and the messages needed to be brought forth at this time!


    Please connect with me, Mary F. KARMAn, on Monday's Miracle Messages, to talk and share in The Support, The Love, and The Light from the Angelic Realm, The Other Side of The Veil!


    Namaste'


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