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Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of Sorrows deserves a memorial the day after the celebration of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  It helps us remember that the Cross was not all flowers and sunshine. The Alleluia Verse at Mass today suggests that … Continue reading

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unstained by the world

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their affliction and to keep oneself unstained by the world. James 1,27 Sounds simple. Like a Cub Scout project. However, … Continue reading

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The Annunciation

The Feast of the Incarnation The Feast of the Word made Flesh The Feast of the Hypostatic Union The Feast of Mary’s Fiat! No, not that Fiat. The Feast of Let it be done unto me according to thy word. … Continue reading

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The risen Christ is the hope of all Christians

Saturday is a day to anticipate the Resurrection. From a letter by Saint Braulio, Bishop of Zaragoza (590-651) (Epist. 19, PL 80,665-666) as appearing in The Office of the Dead Lazarus our friend is sleeping. In saying this, Christ who … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother of God

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