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Category Archives: Mary
What the Assumption means for you
August 15 is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven, a Holy Day of Obligation. We celebrate the fact that God took Mary bodily into Heaven. But why did the Church make this a feast? … Continue reading
Posted in Mary Tagged Assumption of Mary, Catholic, Detachment, Heaven, Holy day of obligation, Hope, Resurrection of the Dead 9 Comments
Mary pondered all these things–do you?
There are many types of devotion to Mary. Carmelites honor Mary by imitating her. In particular, they imitate her way of meditating on the great things that God has done. Luke’s Gospel tells us twice that “Mary kept all these … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Mary Tagged Carmelite, Catholic, Contemplation, Mary, Meditation, Prayer 7 Comments