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Our Lady of Sorrows

We ponder why Mary, conceived without sin and remained sinless all her life, had to suffer if suffering is a punishment for sin. The answer is tied to why we celebrate this feast.

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The Most Holy Name of Mary

We celebrate the Holy name of Mary because it evokes scenes from Scripture: the wedding of Naomi, and the lovers in the Song of Songs.

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Mary the Morning Star

Since God created the cosmos to show his glory, early Christians have used it speak about Christ and his mother. This article will explore why we call Mary the Morning Star.

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Why the Assumption is Important

Some Catholics know what the Assumption is, and even less know why it is important. This article explains a little bit of what the Assumption is and why it is important to us.

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Mary Mother of the Church

One of Mary's titles is Mother of the Church. Since she did not give birth to the Church, we should understand why she is given this title.

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Don’t Miss These Symbolisms At Your Next Mass

Most Catholics miss the symbolisms built into the mass. Listed in this article are some of those symbols in words, objects, and gestures.

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The Holy Family

The Holy Family is presented to us as the model for every Christian family. This reflection seeks to find out what quality of the Holy Family we are asked to emulate.

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How Mary became Queen

How do Catholics come to believe that Mary is Queen? This article looks at Jewish customs and traditions we can find in the Bible to answer this question.

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Dedication of St. Mary Major Basilica

We celebrate the dedication of St. Mary Major Basilica on August 5 as a reminder that Jesus is God.

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Meditations on the Visitation

The Gospel of Luke packs so many things in a few verses about the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. This article unpacks it and offers insights and points to reflect on.

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