Entries by ABVM Communications

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Unplanned – the Movie

The first 48 hours of any movie is the most important. Today, Unplanned (a movie based on a true story about Abby Johnson, the youngest director ever at Planned Parenthood) is opening in theaters. You will not see posters advertising this movie in any theater, but they do have times listed on their websites. Will […]

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Broken Mary

A Good Read This Lenten Season Any Kev-Heads out there? If so, then you know the author of Broken Mary. Yes, Kevin Matthews. Early day shock-jock from WLAV-FM in Grand Rapids. But don’t let that stop you from reading this book! Mr. Matthews, a life-long Catholic, takes readers from his early days up to his […]

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The Story of the Virgin Mary’s Miraculous Birth

Aletia: Saturday, September 8, 2018 – Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary According to tradition, Mary’s parents were barren until God answered their prayers. Little is known authoritatively about the Virgin Mary’s early childhood and family. However, an ancient text from the year 145, called The Protoevangelium of James, provides a narrative that many saints have […]

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Feast Day of St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua Patron Saint of Lost Things (1195-1231) Feast Day: June 13 If St. Anthony specializes in anything, it is in finding lost objects. In America there’s even a little rhyme about it:  “St. Anthony, St. Anthony, please look all around. There’s something that’s missing and cannot be found.” It’s not great poetry, […]