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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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May 23: Mary Queen of the Apostles

May 23:  Mary Queen of the Apostles  “If we take our Lady’s hand, she will make us realize more fully that all men are our brothers – because we are all sons of that God whose daughter, spouse and mother she is. Our neighbours’ problems must be our problems. Christian fraternity should be something very…

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May 24th Meditation: Mary – Help of Christians

May 24th: Mary – Help of Christians  “Yes, we are still pilgrims, but our Mother has gone on ahead, where she points to the reward for our efforts. She tells us that we can make it. If we are faithful, we will reach home. Not only is the Blessed Virgin our model, but she is…

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Epiphany

Epiphany   Epiphany (manifestation, appearance, to show). Epiphany is defined as “the manifestation of Jesus as Messiah of Israel, Son of God and Saviour of all the world.” The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the adoration of the Christ child by the Wise Men who were guided to Jesus by the star.     It…

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May 4th Meditation: Mary’s Family

May 4: Mary’s Family: The Trinity on Earth This is the year of the family. How wonderful that we have the example of Mary and the Holy family to learn that in our ordinary lives we can find Jesus right there with us.   “It is only natural that the Church rejoice as it contemplates…

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May 5th Meditation: Mary Her Immaculate Conception

May 5: Mary – Her Immaculate Conception * “How would we have acted if we could have chosen our own mother? I’m sure we would have chosen the one we have, adorning her with every possible grace. That is what Christ did. Christ being all-powerful, all-wise, Love itself, his power carried out his Will… This…

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May 15 Meditation: Mary at Cana

May 15: Mary at Cana  ” In the Gospel, St. John has recorded a wonderful phrase of our Lady. At the wedding of Cana she turned to the waiters and said: “Do whatever he tells you.” That is what it is all about – getting people to face Jesus and ask him: ‘ Lord, what…

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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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