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Militant Saints: Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Jonathan Daniels, and the Marian Call

By Kenly Stewart "We are beginning to see as we never saw before that we are truly in the world and yet ultimately not of...

Wearing, Eating, Loving: The Haptics of Christ-Cloven Flesh

Around 2014 I read a striking repudiation of “Christian family values.” This in itself is nothing surprising, what struck me was that this came...

Stabat Mater Dolorosa: The Blessed Virgin at the Foot of the Cross

By Neil Dhingra   Behold your son … Behold your mother. — John 19:25 We do not know where St. Mary has been, at least not since the...

My Marian Testimony

By Leander Harding I grew up in the pre-Vatican II Roman Catholic Church. I served as an altar boy at the early morning weekday Masses which...

Fifth Commandment: Honor Thy Father & Thy Mother

Part of a series on the Ten Commandments. By Jean McCurdy Meade Honor thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee; that...

The Blessed Virgin: The Air we Breathe

By Mac Stewart I recently came across a rather marvelous gem from the 19th-century Jesuit poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins. It is a poem entitled “The Blessed...

Palm Sunday and Death’s Defeat

By Clint Wilson When they look on the one whom they have pierced, they shall mourn for him, as one mourns for an only child,...

The Annunciation and the “Impossible”

By Jonathan Mitchican The angel Gabriel came to Mary and told her a series of impossible-seeming things. The first and most obvious is the thing...

The Genesis of the World by the Word

John begins his Gospel with a recapitulation of the creation account in Genesis.

Jasmine for the Queen of Heaven

A bouquet of jasmine is a fitting gift for Mary, the Queen of Heaven.

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