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May 19th Meditation: Mary Her Faith

May 19: Mary Her Faith  “If our faith is weak, we should turn to Mary. St. John tells us that it was because of the miracle that Christ performed, at this mother’s request, at the marriage feast at Cana, that ‘ his disciples learned to believe in him.’ Our Mother is always interceding with her…

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May 20th Meditation: Mary – Our Hope

May 20: Mary – Our Hope  ” Our Lady, a full participant in the work of our salvation, follows in the footsteps of her Son: the poverty of Bethlehem, the everyday work of a hidden life in Nazareth, the manifestation of his divinity in Cana of Galilee, the tortures of his passion, the divine sacrifice…

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May 21: Mary’s Prayer

May 21: Mary’s Prayer  “Let us ask the Blessed Virgin to make us contemplatives, to teach us to recognize the constant calls from God at the door of our heart. Let us ask her now: Our Mother, you  brought to earth Jesus, who reveals the love of our Father God. Help us to recognize him…

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What does it mean to Pray

What does it mean to Pray In my book I am Catholic – there is a chapter that discusses prayer. But it doesn’t discuss it like – this is how we pray. It narrates a person actually praying. As I contemplated writing this post I was lost for words, until I started reading my mediation…

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The Benefits of a Retreat

The Benefits of a Retreat The Church invites each and every Catholic to go on a retreat at least once a year. This year I did my retreat during Lent. I would usually do my retreat during Advent in anticipation for Christmas but this year I decided to change it up a bit. It really…

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Plan of Life

Plan of Life Every morning you wake up and run to the bathroom. You probably brush your teeth while you’re there, then you go to put on the coffee or hot water to make your morning coffee or tea. You then return to the quiet of your bedroom when you say to yourself, “Oh yes!…

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May 16th Meditation: Mary at the foot of the Cross

May 16: Mary at the foot of the Cross “We find her on Calvary, at the foot of the cross, praying. This is nothing new for Mary. She has always acted like this, in fulfilling her duties and looking after her home. As she went about the things of this earth, she kept her attention…

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May 17 Meditation: Mary the sorrowing mother

May 17: Mary the sorrowing mother    “Our Lady is there listening to the words of her Son, united to him in his suffering, when he cried out, ‘My god, my God, why have you forsaken me?’ What could she do? She united herself fully with the redemptive love of her Son and offered to…

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May 18 Meditation: Mary the Co-Redemptrix

May 18: Mary the Co-Redemptrix  “It is with good reason that the popes have called Mary Co-Redemptrix. ‘So fully, in union with her suffering and dying Son, did she suffer and nearly die; so fully, for the sake of the salvation of all souls, did she abdicate the rights of a mother over her Son,…

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