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Meditation on the Sorrows of Mary

To St. Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373), Our Lady directly reveals the amazing graces granted by her Son for all those who daily pray seven Hail Mary’s while meditating on her seven dolors and tears: 1. “I will grant peace to … Continue reading

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Letting Go and Letting God – Reflecting on Theotokos

What happened to Mary turns our attention to Jesus Christ, the only Mediator of salvation, and helps us to see life as a loving plan with which we must cooperate responsibly. Mary is not only a model of the call, … Continue reading

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Prophecy, Timelines, and a New Year

  But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to ransom those under the law, so that we might receive adoption. Galatians 4:4-5 As you all may know … Continue reading

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The Incarnation, the Eucharist and the All Male Priesthood

Annunciation by Murillo 1660-1665 Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” Then the angel departed from her. As I sat and contemplated the incarnation, God becoming man, … Continue reading

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A Better Man

The Denial of Peter – Gerard S Eghers “Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.” John 19:25 The past couple of weeks I have had … Continue reading

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True Reconciliation

A Girl Restored to Life and a Woman Healed: An Outline for True Reconciliation By: Ashley Blackburn When meditating on this story of the hemorrhaging woman and Jarius’ daughter from the Gospel of Mark, a formula for True Reconciliation emerges. … Continue reading

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From Panic Attacks to Freedom in God Part II

Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life. I am the bread of life.  Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died;  this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one … Continue reading

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