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Shrine to Mary planned for site of Naplate church lost to tornado in 2017

An architect's drawing of the shrine to be built this summer at the site of the former St. Mary Church in Naplate.

NAPLATE — A shrine in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be built this summer on land that until a tornado hit in early 2017 was the site of a Catholic church under her patronage. The open-air shrine will include many items salvaged from St. Mary Church after it was structurally damaged by a […]

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Home shrine reflects the love this priest’s mother has for St. Teresa of Kolkata

Carol Donton with her home shrine to Mother Teresa in Edwards. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

EDWARDS — When visitors come to Carol Donton’s home, moments after being greeted by her smile, they are made aware of her love for newly canonized St. Teresa of Kolkata. Just inside the doorway is a small shrine to the saint, with some of the treasured pieces made possible because Mrs. Donton’s son is Father […]

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