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Icon of the Mother of God "O All-Hymned Mother"

Commemorated on October 6/19

The Icon “O All-Hymned Mother” derives its title from the thirteenth Kontakion of the Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos. “O All-Hymned Mother who bore the Word, holiest of all the saints….” 91 more words

Basics Of The Orthodox Catholic Faith

Eight suggestions for surviving the Synod hype

Are you overwhelmed by all the media coverage of the Synod? I am. While being informed about the events in Rome is necessary and even a duty of responsible Catholics, it is too easy to get swept along by all the commentaries, opinion pieces, and social media bickering. 33 more words


Pray The Rosary: In the Public Square

Today my church hosted its annual Rosary Rally for World Peace.

I think they put the sign up a little late because the turnout this year wasn’t as great as previous years. 954 more words


The Maternity of Mary

The Maternity of Mary  by Alfred McBride, O.Praem.

Cardinal Newman wrote a touching and remarkable comment about the impact of Mary’s maternity. To Newman it was plain that Jesus was so close to Mary that he must even have physically looked like her.

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Mary the Dawn, Christ the Perfect Day

Mary the dawn, Christ the Perfect Day;
Mary the gate, Christ the Heavenly Way!
Mary the root, Christ the Mystic Vine;
Mary the grape, Christ the Sacred Wine! 96 more words


Exemplary Ladies

With any teaching endeavor, I believe the best place to start is with examples. So here are a few ladies, Catholic and otherwise, real and fictional, that I think are good examples of the aspects of ladyship I’d like to focus on. 821 more words