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Our Holy Mother

Hail Mary, full of grace
The Lord is with thee
Blessed are thou among women
And Blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus
Holy Mary, Mother of God…

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Favored and Troubled

Confluence. Luke’s narrative style is on display as he deftly moves from the “annunciation” concerning John the Baptist to the one concerning the salvation of all humanity. 1,336 more words


Hail Mary

I learned hail marys
from Catholic funerals
not Sunday school.

The rosary
repeated over and over and over
that even the most devote stop
mouthing after a while. 32 more words

Poem A Day

So why do the Catholics venerate Mary?

In a church somewhere a young lady sits at the feet of a statue of Mary. Rosary in her hand she works her way from bead to bead reciting the prayers.  306 more words


I sat down for a long time today trying to remember any christmas memories I have and it was quite difficult to conjure a memory. All I remember was the one christmas when I was 6 or 7. 370 more words

Cashmere Everyday

the greatest Hail-Mary-Redemption story.

The Christmas tree toppled over.

The one crispy, pointed, sparkling symbol in my life supposed to bring joy was just precariously balancing and at any second in this drafty old house if you blinked it just slowly came crashing down all a mess and the picture perfect Christmas was also laying in a heap there on the floor, and a few minutes later I found my own arm attached at the end of the misshapen trunk, buried in between the Frasier fir branches, my hair all a-mess because of the prickly twigs I would be brushing out of my hair for the next two days and the scent of pine overtaking my wooly threads, tangled up in the Christmas tree. 800 more words