Pro-Lifers Attribute Abortion Mill Closure to Black Madonna

Last October, as they had many times before, an assembly of people gathered in front of the Warr Acres’ abortion clinic located in the suburbs of Oklahoma City. This time, however, they hosted the Black Madonna, a replica of Our Lady of Czestochowa, which is being brought around the world by Human Life International during . . . Read more

Kansas City Life Saved After Black Madonna Visit

By Father Peter West and Chris Morales In Kansas City, the Wyandotte Pregnancy Clinic provides abortion clinic alternative services and free pregnancy tests for families in need.  This proved to be best “first stop” for Father West to bring the Pilgrim Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Fr. West presented the history and Ocean to . . . Read more

Black Madonna Visits Grave of HLI Founder

The Black Madonna returned briefly to the Diocese of Winona for their Ministry Days which is an event for the continuing education and growth of ministers for the Diocese of Winona.  The icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa stayed in the chapel at the University of Mary in Winona and the ministers of the Diocese . . . Read more

Police Called in MI at Pro-Life Vigil with the Black Madonna

After Fr. Peter West’s interview with Michael Voris on ChurchMilitant.TV, the From Ocean to Ocean Pilgrimage continued through Michigan to Immaculate Conception parish in Lapeer before stopping at two abortion facilities for prayer vigils, and then on to a parish dedicated to Our Lady of Czestochowa. It was an eventful couple of days for Fr. . . . Read more

Black Madonna Visits Imprisoned Pro-Life Hero Mary Wagner

Throughout my journey with the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa across North America in defense of life, I’ve been to many wonderful places surrounded by amazing people. One place I wasn’t planning to end up when we started this historic trip was in prison. On Monday of this week, on the eve of . . . Read more

The Black Madonna, St. Thomas More, Martyrdom, and Marriage

On October 16, I brought the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the Black Madonna, to my home parish of St. Thomas More in Fairfield, New Jersey. Fr. James Manos, the pastor, was raised in the Greek Orthodox faith before entering the Catholic Church as an adult, so he has a great understanding and . . . Read more

The Black Madonna Outside Gosnell’s House of Horrors

Shortly before leaving Philadelphia in September, I made two special stops with the Black Madonna – one a very pleasant place, and the other a house of horrors. First, I visited the Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters also more commonly known as the Pink Sisters. These sisters are devoted to perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. . . . Read more

Black Madonna Icon Already Having a Life-Saving Impact in America

After an incredible launch of the North American leg of Human Life International’s “From Ocean to Ocean Campaign in Defense of Life” at the site of the first Catholic Mass celebrated in the English colonies — St. Clement’s Island, Maryland — lives are already being saved. The pilgrimage of an icon of Our Lady of . . . Read more