JUNE

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1642: The miraculous image of Kevelaer is enthroned.

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553:  The fifth general Council of Constantinople reconfirms the correctness of the expression, Birth Giver of God (Mother of God).

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1979: Pope John Paul II visits the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Poland

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1840: Death of Father Marcellin Champagnat in a hermitage near St. Chamond, founder of the Marist Brothers and devoted to Mary. He was born May 20, 1789, in Marlhes, Southern France.

1937:  Dedication of the restored church at the ancient pilgrimage place of Walsingham, England, founded originally in 1061, destroyed 1538

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1856  At Notre Dame du Puy, crowning of the new (third) Miraculous Image of this fifth century place of pilgrimage.

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Particular: Feast of Mary, Mother of Grace

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Portugal: Feast of Guardian Angels celebrated with a children's pilgrimage to Fatima

1946: Death of Servant of God Father Eustachius Kugler, OH, born January 15, 1867, in Nittenau/Opf in Regensburg, Germany. He was provincial of the Brothers of Mercy in Bavaria and fostered devotion to Our Lady of Fatima.

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Feast of the Axion esti or Mary's apparition at the proclamation of the Akathistos Hymn (Byzantine)
See: http://home.iprimus.com.au/xenos/axion.html

1908: Birth of Francisco Marto, one of the seer children of Fatima

1899:  Leo XIII dedicated the world to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, who is "one" with the heart of Mary, so that both hearts were to be honored together.

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1924:  At Zikawei near Shanghai, China with Mongolia and Manchuria dedicated themselves to the "Queen of China." Marian devotion began in the thirteenth century associated with an image of the "Ma-li-ya" = "Our Good Mother" and was most pronounced from the sixteenth-nineteenth centuries. First dedication in 1576. Oldest shrine, Our Lady of Pen-hoa in Macao in 1662.

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1917:  Second Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.  Mary said to the children, "The Lord wishes to establish the devotion to the Immaculate Heart in the world.  I promise salvation to those who practice it.  God will honor these souls."

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1925: Beatification of Bernadette Soubirous, the seer from Lourdes.

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Feast of All Churches in the Holy Land (Ethiopian)

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Feast of Mary's Visitation (Coptic)

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431: Proclamation of the dogma of the divine Motherhood of Mary (Mother  of God) at the Council of Ephesus.
1883: Apparition of Mary in Ta 'Pinu, Gozo, Malta

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Feast of the Birth of John the Baptizer who was filled with the Holy Spirit in his mother's womb through Mary's intercession. 

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Feast of the Blessed Mother of Tichwin, Russia

2000: Publication of the so-called 'third secret of Fatima' by the prefect of the Congregation of the Faith at the request of Pope John Paul II.

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Particular: Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.  Image came to Rome March 7, 1499; April 26, 1886, given to the church of the Redemptorists in Rome.

Patronage of Our Lady of Colombo, Sri Lanka

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