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Mary as the Tower of Ivory on Black Saturday

We invoke Mary as the Tower of Ivory because she exhibits its characteristics on Black Saturday.

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Inside The Passion of the Christ - Part 3/3

This is the third-part of a series that explains the non-Scriptural scenes in the Passion of the Christ, and their theological messages.

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Inside The Passion of the Christ - Part 2/3

Some viewers of the movie got turned off with the non-scriptural scenes, but an insider by the name of Fr. Bartunek explains the theological or Jewish practices around them so that they make sense.

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The Richness of the Annunciation in the Catholic Context

When read in the Catholic context, the Annunciation story has deep meaning when connected to Scripture and doctrine.

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Inside The Passion of the Christ - Part 1/3

A first installment of explanations of non-scriptural scenes from The Passion of the Christ from an insider. This article will cover Gethsemane to the death of Judas.

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Emptying Purgatory

The Church prescribes some works we can do to merit indulgences we can apply to those in purgatory during Lent.

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A Sky Full of Stars: Know Our Lady through her titles in the Litany

Some of Mary's titles elude us. The book A Sky Full of Stars explains in great detail each of Mary's titles so we can meet her the way the Church introduces Our Lady.

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Holy Hacks

Everyday Ways to Live Your Faith and Get to Heaven

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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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