Tag Archives: Mary

ADVENTCAzT 2019 09: Head and heart

Here is ADVENTCAzT 09, for Monday in the 2nd Week of Advent, this year – in some places – the transferred Feast of the Immaculate Conception. We hear the Sunday Gospel today with a comment by Dom Prosper Guéranger in … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 08: “How beautiful thou art, O Lady”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 08, for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, this year the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Today we hear some wisdom from Fr. Patrick Troadec about Mary, Immaculate Virgin, Mother of God [US HERE (English) – UK (French original) HERE].  Also, … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: Two VERY different DAUGHTERS!

Some of you long time readers may recall that I’ve been a character in a sci-fi series. I was even killed… at least once. If that isn’t a motivation to read them, I don’t know what is. I became a … Continue reading

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“In pensive mood I trod My garden plot one day;…”

Autumn Sighs By Cyril Robert In pensive mood I trod My garden plot one day; October’s smile was weary so! It’s green was gloomy gray. Where are the strains of summer gone? Its sun the livelong day? With sudden sadness … Continue reading

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PRP: 5th Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of Our Lady

Today is the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, in the newer, Novus Ordo calendar.  So, here is an oldie post from 2006, the final installment of my Patristic Rosary Project. ___ We conclude our Patristic Rosary Project today with … Continue reading

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WASH DC – DAY 2: Tickle the Lord Edition

I am at the National Gallery for Women in the Arts for an exhibit of images of Mary. UPDATE: I read that on 2 March the group Anonymous 4 is to give a concert at the NGWA.  Wow! I must … Continue reading

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PRP – 4th Glorious Mystery: The Assumption

Back in 2006 I put together a “Patristic Rosary Project”, digging into the Mysteries we reflect on in recitation of the Rosary through the lens of some texts from the Fathers of the Church. I will have to return to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Prayer to Mary

Yesterday the Holy Father lead a profession of Faith for all the Italian bishops as they are meeting in plenary session. He addressed them. At the end of the address, Francis pronounced a prayer to Mary which should move any … Continue reading

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Reposted DAILY OFFERING TO THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY

I reposted posted the Daily Offering to the Immaculate Heart of Mary as a page HERE. I would be pleased if you went there every day and also used the sharing buttons on that page every day. Ask our Blessed … Continue reading

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Beating the devil! The “Madonna del Soccorso”

People seem finally to be noticing the image of Mary (as of this writing – it’ll probably change one day) on the sidebar.  All of sudden I am getting email about it. The image is that of a “Madonna del … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI before the Pietà of Etzelsbach

Here is the text of the homily delivered by Benedict XVI in Etzelsbach, Germany at a pilgrimage church where a wooden statue of the Pietà is honored. Whereas in his other talks Pope Benedict has been a little more “intellectual”, … Continue reading

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5th Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of Our Lady

We conclude our Patristic Rosary Project today with the: 5th Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of Our Lady Can we be certain of our final judgment? Those who say they are run the risk of the sin of presumption. We must … Continue reading

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