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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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The Sacraments are meant to make us more like Christ

The grace from each of the seven sacraments are meant to make us more and more like Christ. In this article we look at how each of the sacraments configures us to Christ.

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Seven lessons from the Garden of Eden

When read in the proper perspective and in the Traditional lens of how Genesis is read in the Church, we can pick up lessons that help us understand the original design of mankind in light of our fallen nature.

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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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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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The Wedding in Cana

By understanding the construction of the Gospel, we discover how Jesus is the new Adam; and Mary the new Eve. We can also see how it is thought of as Mary's way of giving her son to us, as well as a foreshadowing of the Eucharist.

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