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The Assumption: All Glory to God, who brings Mary to our Heavenly Homeland!

The Feast of the Assumption – August 15 What the Catholic faith believes about Mary is based on what it believes about Christ, and what it teaches about Mary illumines in turn its faith in Christ.  (CCC 487) The commemoration … Continue reading

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Why Mary? Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Mary, Model of Charity Pope Benedict XVI Mary’s greatness consists in the fact that she wants to magnify God, not herself. She is lowly: her only desire is to be the handmaid of the Lord (cf. Lk 1:38, 48). She … Continue reading

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The Annunciation: …& the world waited…

The feast of the Annunciation is celebrated today. March 25.  Lk 1:26-38 The Whole World Awaits Mary’s Reply On the Annunciation & Mary’s “fiat” Homily by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux You have heard, O Virgin, that you will conceive and … Continue reading

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Celebrating, Sharing, & Living the Word, Christ Jesus in 2019

All of us! Let’s Plan how we can celebrate, live, & share the Word in 2019! Holy Mother Church believes that she should celebrate the saving work of her divine Spouse in a sacred commemoration on certain days throughout the … Continue reading

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The Rosary: Leading us closer to God…

Feast of the Holy Rosary: October 7     The Rosary is my favourite prayer. A marvellous prayer! Marvellous in its simplicity and in its depth. . .the simple prayer of the Rosary beats the rhythm of human life.” Pope … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mary’s Bday: Talking to her, asking for guidance…

Birth of Mary: September 8th Let us proclaim the greatness of our Savior who chose to be born of the Virgin Mary. Confident that He will hear us, we ask: – Lord, may your mother pray for us. Sun of … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Mary and the month of May…

Mary & the month of May Have you ever read that book “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”? Talking about Mary, is kind of like that… If you mention May and the Blessed Mother, you have to mention May … Continue reading

The Rosary…Leading us closer to God.

Feast of the Holy Rosary: October 7     The Rosary is my favourite prayer. A marvellous prayer! Marvellous in its simplicity and in its depth. . .the simple prayer of the Rosary beats the rhythm of human life.” Pope … Continue reading

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Let us celebrate the birth of Mary: Let us ask her to pray for us!

Birth of Mary: September 8th Let us proclaim the greatness of our Savior who chose to be born of the Virgin Mary. Confident that He will hear us, we ask: – Lord, may your mother pray for us. Sun of … Continue reading

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All Glory to God, Who brings Mary to our Heavenly Homeland!

The Feast of the Assumption – August 15 What the Catholic faith believes about Mary is based on what it believes about Christ, and what it teaches about Mary illumines in turn its faith in Christ.  (CCC 487) The commemoration … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018