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Our boundless blessed hope

+ J.M.J. Feast of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces (Traditional Carmelite Calendar) When the Eternal Word was made flesh in the womb of the Immaculate Virgin, the very Source and Fount of all graces placed Himself … Continue reading

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No ‘Disneyworld’ with the Catholic God

+ J.M.J. Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ I have labored with crying… my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my [Catholic] God… What great troubles hast Thou shown me, many and grievous; and … Continue reading

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“God is not mocked!”

+ J.M.J. Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Take care of him (Lk. 10.35) IN this day’s Gospel we read, that a certain man fell into the hands of robbers, who, after having taken his money, wounded him, and left him half … Continue reading

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“Mater… sanctae spei”

+ J.M.J. Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary I am the Mother… of holy hope… (Ecclus. 24.24, from the Epistle for the Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Succor – the Epistle also for the Feast of Our … Continue reading

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The Divine Farewell

+ JMJ Third Sunday after Easter Today’s liturgy begins to direct our thoughts toward the coming Ascension of Jesus: A little while, and now you shall not see Me… because I go to the Father… The Holy Gospel (Jn. 16.16-22) … Continue reading

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Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: Our Hope (II)

+ JMJ “Mary is the Hope of Sinners” By St. Alphonsus Liguori In the first chapter of the Book of Genesis we read the God made two great lights; a greater light to rule the day; and a lesser light … Continue reading

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