Tag Archives: Mary

In Nazareth, This Is Where The Annunciation Took Place…

I was blessed to visit where the Annunciation took place. I figured that I should share some of the photographs of the grotto, and cave-like home, of the Theotokos on this day on which we celebrate this Solemnity. Over this … Continue reading

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Attention To Orders! Prayer And Fasting Tonight To Thwart The Black Mass Being Held At Harvard

Catholic Advocate sends, An official group at Harvard will hold a Satanic “Black Mass” tonight where they will mock the Catholic Church. The Archdiocese of Boston will hold a Eucharistic Hour of prayer in response. Let us join our voices … Continue reading

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Andrea Doria, Lepanto, and the Power of the Rosary

 —Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary   When I was a kid, I really enjoyed reading history. Usually, I wasn’t reading the history that I was supposed to be reading in the classroom.  I really didn’t do that well … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Calls the Faithful to Pray and Fast for Peace in Syria, the Middle East, and the World

It will happen this Saturday, September 7th, on the vigil of the birth of Mary. The Holy Father has called for the Church to buck the tide of self-righteous indignation, fed by the wishful thinking that an act of war … Continue reading

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Clothing the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Flag? Great Moments in ‘Murika!

So there I was, minding my own business, getting ready for a day off tomorrow to celebrate the birth of our nation. And then I saw this… I’m all for love of God, and love of country, but make the … Continue reading

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Scientific Proof that The Blessed Virgin Mary is “Blessed for All Generations” UPDATED

Joe Six-Pack here. You know, I’ve said it often in this space that Catholics can dig science. And I’ve written posts highlighting scientific events from time to time with the (Because Catholics Can Dig Science) title-ender. Is there such a … Continue reading

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For Our Lady, “The Terror of Hell”

—Solemnity, Mary, Mother of God For most of us, today is a Holy Day of Obligation. It’s the day where we recognize the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as the Mother of God. In this post, we’ll look at … Continue reading

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Because The Case for Marian Devotion Is Iron-Clad

On the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, it’s a good time for a little post on Marian devotion, wouldn’t you agree? Because if it’s Advent, ’tis the season for carping about Catholics and their overdone attachment to the Mother … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Sanctity of Life Triggered by Seeing the Film “Lincoln” on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

How does one believe in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and then deny personhood when conception occurs nowadays? That’s the thought that popped into my head when I came across the following passage in a dusty volume … Continue reading

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For the Incorruptible, Bilocating, Blue Nuns’ Vision of the Immaculate Conception UPDATED

—Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary I’m always the last one to know. And that is pretty much because I keep my head down, my blinders on, and just keep plowing. You know, as if everything I … Continue reading

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