APRIL

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 Feast of Our Lady of Tenderness, Smolensk, Russia

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 Feast of Our Lady of the Way, Leon, Spain

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 1919: Death of Francisco Marto, child visionary of Fatima.

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 1604: Apparition of the Mother Thrice Admirable to Father Jakob Rem in Ingolstadt, Germany

 1953: Seoul, Korea, the pilgrim Madonna statue of Fatima is crowned as Korea's Queen of Peace.

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1858: Seventeenth apparition of Mary in Lourdes (Miracle of the Candles).

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  Feast of Our Lady of Riazan, Russia.

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  Feast of Our Lady of Mercy

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  Feast of Our Lady of Kiew, Ukraine

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1879: Death of St. Bernadette Soubirous in Nevers.

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 Feast of the Sorrowful Mother, Quito, Ecuador

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 1842: Discovery of Grignion de Monfort's text,  "Total Consecration to Mary."

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 Feast of Our Lady of Good Council.  The miraculous image is found in Genazzano near Rome.  Pope Leo XIII added this invocation to the Litany of Loreto.

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 Feast of Our Lady of Montserrat, Spain
 Feast of Our Lady of Vilnius, Lithuania

Feast St. Peter Canisius SJ (1521-1597), doctor of the church, author of the book, The Incomparable Virgin and Mother of God, Mary (Die unvergleichliche Jungfrau und Gottesmutter Maria).

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Memorial of Our Lady of Terremoto, Ecuador

Feast  St. Louis Maria Grignion de Montfort (1673-1716), one of the most significant devotees of Mary in modern times.

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  Feast of Our Lady of Africa, Algeria

Other

  Saturday of the Second Sunday after Easter: Feast of Our Lady del Valle, Catamarca, Argentina


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