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Epiphany – May 9, 2021

‘Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.’ JN 15:13

Fr. Chris Alar reminds us that we can run away or run to Jesus and encourages us on the right path. Fr. John Hedges talks about Mary and the Fatima message during this month of her honor. Fr. James Phalan shares the message of Fr. Patrick Peyton and how beneficial it is for families to pray together.


Fr. Chris Alar, MIC

Father Chris Alar, MIC, is a priest with the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. Fr. Chris wrote and produced the popular “Divine Mercy 101” DVD and is the author of the soon-to-be released book After Suicide: There is Still Hope for Them and You. He is an international speaker and is a regular host and guest on EWTN.

Fr. John Hedges

Rector of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine and Pastor of St. Stephen in New Boston

During her interview with Father John Hedges, if Vanessa could mention that folks can visit or call (313) 320-7887 for more information on Shrine activities that would be helpful!   

Father John, celebrates Masses at 7pm First Fridays, 8am First Saturday’s and 7pm on the 13th’s of the Month, in honor of Our Lady of Fatima.  In addition, our Shrine is open Wednesday’s and Saturday’s 11am to 4pm for prayer and for shopping at our fully stocked St Joseph bookstore.

Fr. James Phalan, CSC

National Director of Family Rosary

Father Jim Phalan, C.S.C., serves at the National Director – Family Rosary.  He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the ministry inspiring, promoting and fostering the prayer life and spiritual well-being of families throughout the United States. Families are served through video, retreats, radio, daily family prayers via app or email, Rosary app, weekly eBooks, and reflections through social media and blogs.

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