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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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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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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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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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How Samson and the Gate of Gaza foreshadow Christ and the cross

The episode of Samson and the Gate of Gaza is a lesser known story but one that points to Christ.

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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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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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