Document Type

Essay

Publication Date

1953

Abstract

Account of the survival of Jesuit priests (among them Father Hubert Schiffer) near the center of the atom bomb attack on Hiroshima. Their survival was considered by many to be a miracle. The Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima was started by Rev. Harold V. Colgan when he was completely cured of a serious heart attack after praying to the Blessed Virgin Mary. If cured he promised to spend the rest of his life spreading devotion to her. Blue Army members promise to say the Rosary every day, consecrate themselves to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and offer sacrifices and penances to God in reparation for sin. All are encouraged in this text to participate in the Crusade for World Peace through prayer and sacrifice. Included are texts of the Morning Offering and Prayer of St. Francis Assisi for Peace.

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