Tag: Mary

Mary: Given to us as model and guide

Mary: Given to us as model and guide

Mary’s faith-filled obedience stands in marked contrast to the devil’s rejection of God’s will

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‘Our Lady of Uncertain Times’ knows our struggles

‘Our Lady of Uncertain Times’ knows our struggles

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer for The Catholic Spirit | May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Take the birth of Jesus: Just when she probably wanted to hunker down at home and wait for her baby to arrive, she had to get on a donkey and travel far from the comfort of the familiar.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

| December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Dec. 9, 1531, Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, an indigenous Catholic convert, was walking to the city of Tlaltelolco in central Mexico to attend Mass. As he approached a hill called Tepeyac, a rainbow appeared amid shimmery white clouds and he heard a woman calling his name.

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Recognizing God’s graces this Advent

Recognizing God’s graces this Advent

| December 1, 2011

The Blessed Virgin Mary a model for every believer

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Celebrating the patronal feast day of the U.S.

Celebrating the patronal feast day of the U.S.

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 is a holy day of obligation

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In scripture, prayer, theology, art and literature, Virgin Mary still sparks interest

In scripture, prayer, theology, art and literature, Virgin Mary still sparks interest

| August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

There is renewed interest in the Virgin Mary – her role in lives of faith, how to interpret references to her in scripture, how she is depicted in art and literature – enough to spark a second Mary in Our Day conference, this one in Duluth, Minn., held on the Feast of the Assumption, Aug. 15.

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Heavenly Mother’s Day

Heavenly Mother’s Day

| May 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Participants in the 64th annual May Day Family Rosary Procession make their way in the rain toward the Cathedral of St. Paul from the Minnesota State Capitol building in St. Paul on Mother’s Day

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Ecuadorian Catholics display devotion to Mary

Ecuadorian Catholics display devotion to Mary

| August 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

At the end of the Aug. 15 Mass in honor of La Virgen del Cisne at Sagrado Corazón de Jesús in Minneapolis, Juan Muñoz changes the “Manto,” the robe of the statue of La Virgen del Cisne, before a three-block procession around the neighborhood of the church.

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