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Holy Mary

Five Feminine Virtues I Learned From the Joyful Mysteries (Part 4: The Presentation)

How many women ache in longing – in one way or another – for the men in their lives (fathers,…

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Catholic Faith

If Every Catholic Did This In 2018…We Could Change The World

Looking for a  New Year’s Resolution that could change the world? This idea is simple, effective, and is guaranteed to…

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Faith & Life

Icon of Living Faith: 3 Things Mary Teaches Us About How to Follow Her Son (Gospel Reflection)

Father Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Mass readings from the Solemnity of Mary, Mother…

Nativity
Holy Mary

Five Feminine Virtues I Learned From the Joyful Mysteries (Part 3: The Nativity)

Relations between the sexes: Have they ever been worse? It’s enough to tempt one to despair. Thankfully, the Church is…

Are You Willing to be Wounded? The Paradox of Mary's Immaculate Love
Gospels

Are You Willing to be Wounded? The Paradox of Mary’s Immaculate Love

“Salve, radix, salve, porta…” – 12th Century Marian Antiphon There are many ways to love. There are ways that cut…

Immaculate Conception Tiepolo
Holy Mary

A Breathtaking Image of the Immaculate Conception

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo painted this stunning depiction of the Virgin Mary in 1767-1768. The work was part of a project…

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Family

You’re Going To Want To Watch “Fatima: The Musical” Again And Again

Michael Cygan, recent graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, has been working on Fatima: The Musical for the past four years….

Feasts and Solemnities

What a Broken Statue in a River Can Teach Us About Perseverance: The Story of Our Lady of Aparecida

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima. But did you know that there is another Marian…

Dom Gueranger

The Fittingness of Mary’s Immaculate Conception

It was due to His own infinite sanctity that God should suspend, in this instance, the law which His divine…

Benedict XVI

“Rejoice!” – An Advent Gem from Benedict XVI’s Infancy Narratives

A striking feature of the angel’s greeting is that he does not address Mary with the usual Hebrew salutation shalom…

Fulton Sheen

What We Can Learn About Beauty From The Virgin Mary

Beauty of body attracts the eyes; beauty of soul attracts God. Man sees the face; God sees the soul. Mary’s…

St. Louis de Montfort

Do you say the Rosary every day? Saint Louis de Montfort wants you to!

Never will anyone who says his Rosary every day be led astray. This is a statement that I would gladly…

St. Louis de Montfort

The Secret To Receiving A Crown Of Glory By St. Louis De Montfort

If you say the Rosary faithfully until death, I do assure you that, in spite of the gravity of your…

St. Louis de Montfort

The Prayer That Gives Jesus And Mary More Glory Than Any Other

When the Holy Rosary is said well, it gives Jesus and Mary more glory and is more meritorious than any…

St. Ambrose of Milan

St. Ambrose on Mary’s Virtues, Perpetual Virginity, and Immaculate Conception

Imitate Mary, holy mothers, who in her only dearly beloved Son set forth so great an example of maternal virtue;…

Origen of Alexandria

Early Church Author Explains Mary’s Perpetual Virginity

But some say, basing it on a tradition in the Gospel according to Peter, as it is called, or “The…