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MARY – MOTHER OF CHRIST, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH

Since the Virgin Mary’s role in the mystery of Christ and the Spirit has been treated, it is fitting now to consider her place in the mystery of the Church. “The Virgin Mary . . . is acknowledged and honored … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Conception

To become the mother of the Saviour, Mary “was enriched by God with gifts appropriate to such a role.” The angel Gabriel at the moment of the annunciation salutes her as “full of grace”. In fact, in order for Mary to be … 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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Love and knowledge

Love requires first of all that we know the person who is loved. Hence we must instruct ourselves about Our Lady, otherwise we would offer her only a sentimental, blind love. The better we know Our Lady, the more our … Continue reading

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The Heart of Devotion

Let us say first of all that love is beyond doubt the heart of devotion to Our Lady. If it is a fact that there can be no true devotion without veneration, then even more so must we say that … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Pillar

Saragossa, Spain (ca. 40 AD) – Feastday Oct. 12 After the crucifixion, resurrection and ascension of Jesus, His Apostles began to spread the message he left throughout Israel and shortly thereafter, through the Roman empire. One of these Apostles, James … Continue reading

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