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Rejoice, Full of Grace!

Mary, the all-holy ever-virgin Mother of God, is the masterwork of the mission of the Son and the Spirit in the fullness of time. For the first time in the plan of salvation and because his Spirit had prepared her, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Virginal Motherhood 2

The deepening of faith in the virginal motherhood led the Church to confess Mary’s real and perpetual virginity even in the act of giving birth to the Son of God made man. In fact, Christ’s birth “did not diminish his mother’s … Continue reading

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Mary’s Virginal Motherhood 1

Called in the Gospels “the mother of Jesus”, Mary is acclaimed by Elizabeth, at the prompting of the Spirit and even before the birth of her son, as “the mother of my Lord”. In fact, the One whom she conceived as … Continue reading

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Defending our Mother

A special love for Our Lady tells the struggle undertaken by her sons to defend their Mother from attacks by heretics, by indifferent Christians, and by those who want to reduce the love and glory with which the holy Virgin … Continue reading

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The best road

It is noteworthy that true and perfect devotion to Mary brings us Jesus, our one Goal, by the best road, the road that is most glorious, the road chosen and traveled by Himself to come to us. St. Bernard calls … Continue reading

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Love and sacrifice

There is no surer proof of true love than self-sacrifice. There is no greater and purer love than that which moves one to sacrifice himself for the one he loves. Jesus said, “Greater love than this no man hath, that … Continue reading

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You never go too far in loving her

Our Lady is God’s masterpiece of love, of every love God has instilled in creatures — motherly love, filial love, spousal love, virginal love. St. Maximilian M. Kolbe ventured to say that the Immaculate is the quasi- incarnation of the … Continue reading

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