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Keeping a Distance from Jesus: Mary’s Expression of the Greatest Love

In the Blessed Virgin Mary’s feelings towards Jesus, a double aspect must be taken into account. That is, all that they implied affectionately, towards the divine Son, either as her only Son, or as Son of God and Redeemer. In … Continue reading

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Appeal to Ireland – Take the Blessed Virgin Mary onto the streets

Fr Philomena of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate in Gosport, England, is making this passionate appeal to the people of Ireland for the ’40 Days for Life’ campaign commencing on 23rd September, 2020. Taking Our Lady onto the streets … Continue reading

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Do Not Belittle the Power of the Mother of God

Taken from ‘Cochem’s Explanation of The Holy Sacrifice of The Mass’ (pp. 229-230): This was revealed to a Dominican saint by the Mother of God herself; he has left it in writing for our benefit: 1. What Mary asks of God she … Continue reading

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Why I Love You, O Mary! – a poem by St Thérèse of Lisieux

Today is the Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary WHY I LOVE YOU, O MARY ! Oh! I would like to sing, Mary, why I love you, Why your sweet name thrills my heart, And why the thought … Continue reading

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Statement from Archbishop Vincent Nichols on birth of Royal Baby

Prayers and best wishes after the birth of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Cambridge 23/07/2013 10:33 am The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Wales, on behalf of the Conference, has extended his congratulations, prayers and best wishes … Continue reading

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Pope adds name of St. Joseph to Eucharistic prayers

(Vatican Radio) In the first decree of a liturgical nature of this pontificate, Pope Francis has decided that name of St. Joseph should be added to the Eucharistic Prayers II, II and IV, as they appear in the third typical … Continue reading

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