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Cardinal Wuerl’s Christmas Homily

December 25, 2017 0 Comments
Cardinal Wuerl’s Christmas Homily

On Christmas Eve, Cardinal Wuerl celebrated the Solemn Mass of Christmas. Below is his homily. May all of you have a blessed and holy Christmas.

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On The Hidden Mercy of the Tilma of Guadalupe

December 11, 2017 0 Comments
On The Hidden Mercy of the Tilma of Guadalupe

On the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, it is a chance for us to rejoice in the great mercy of our divine Lord and our blessed Lady. I am drawn to mediate on the miraculous quality of our Lady’s eyes on the tilma. As many of you know, recent discoveries using modern magnification and […]

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The Biblical Roots of the Assumption of Mary

August 14, 2017 4 Comments
The Biblical Roots of the Assumption of Mary

While the actual event of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven is not recorded in the Scriptures, there is a biblical basis for the teaching that, considered as a whole, confirms Catholic teaching as both fitting and in keeping with biblical principles. Let’s ponder this feast in stages: The Assumption Explained – To be “assumed” […]

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In the Midst of Much Blood, God Extended a Rose – A Meditation on Guadalupe and Mother Mary

December 12, 2016 2 Comments
In the Midst of Much Blood, God Extended a Rose – A Meditation on Guadalupe and Mother Mary

I’d like to reflect this evening on the first reading from today’s Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child and wailed […]

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Biblical Basics about Mother Mary – A Homily for the Second Sunday of the Year

January 16, 2016 10 Comments
Biblical Basics about Mother Mary – A Homily for the Second Sunday of the Year

In the gospel today of the wedding feast at Cana, there is a theological portrait of both Mother Mary and of prayer. Let’s look at the Gospel along five lines: I. The place that Mary has – The text says, There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee and the mother of Jesus was there. […]

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Our Lady of Fatima – Her Prophecies and Warnings Remain as Essential as Ever!

October 12, 2015 30 Comments
Our Lady of Fatima – Her Prophecies and Warnings Remain as Essential as Ever!

This week on October 13 and 14th I am in Fatima. Such a profound apparition occurred there, and so accurately prophetic of our times! Our Lady’s warnings of the consequences if we did not pray and convert have proven to be sadly accurate. She warned of another, more terrible war (World War II). She spoke […]

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How the Rosary Led Me to Christ

October 7, 2015 19 Comments
How the Rosary Led Me to Christ

As a young child I was very close to God. I spoke to Him in a very natural way and He spoke plainly to me. Although I have very few memories of my early childhood, I vividly remember how close I was to God. When early puberty approached, though, I began to slip away, drifting […]

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A Woman Wrapped in Silence – A Consideration of a Brief Remark in Pope Benedict’s New Book

December 6, 2012 14 Comments

Along with many of you, I am reading Pope Benedict’s latest book, volume 3 of Jesus of Nazareth, on the infancy narratives. I was very moved at a very brief reflection that he made on Mary, as the Angel Gabriel left her. His remarks consider on her faith in a very touching manner. I must […]

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