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“You are the All Beautiful, O Mary!”

Today, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. As Catholics, we believe that Mary, the Holy Mother of God, was preserved, by the grace of God, before-hand from all stain of original sin. Pope Pius IX so beautifully said, … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother and Queen of the Apostles–Be With Us!

“Jesus Christ is counting on you! The Church is counting on you! The Pope is counting on you! May Mary, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, always accompany you with her tenderness: “Go and make disciples of all nations.” Amen.” … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel – Mother and Sister!

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel! Wow! What a beautiful day for rejoicing (and perhaps for giving my poor abandoned blog some new life)! Today we celebrate, with all of the Carmelites worldwide and with everyone who faithfully … Continue reading

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“O daughter Zion, shout for joy…. your King shall come to you!”

This weekend, we celebrate Palm Sunday and commemorate Our Lord’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem. We also recall, as we listen to His Passion read aloud, how in a matter of days the crowd crying “Hosanna to the Son of David,” … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament – Pray for Us!

“Jesus said to the crowds: ‘I am the living bread that came down from Heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world (John 6:51).” … Continue reading

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Novena to the Holy Spirit (Day 6)

 Imagine yourself in the Citadel with the Apostles just after Jesus has Ascended to His Father. Consider the anxiety and bewilderment present in the room. You Contemplate how the Master, after teaching and counseling for three years, after dying on … Continue reading

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“O Mother Dearest.”

 Hello everyone. Wow, it truly has been that long since I posted a Marian composition on Saturday. Well please forgive me then if I fumble on this post a bit – I’m just a little out of practice and I’m … Continue reading

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