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It seems as long as I can remember, I’ve had a special devotion to Our Lady. This affection was influenced by my maternal grandmother, whose Blessed Mary statue was always adorned with fresh flowers. 316 more words


Saint Eusebius of Vercelli

Saint Eusebius of Vercelli

(† 370)

Saint Eusebius was born of a noble family on the island of Sardinia, where his father is said to have died in prison for the Faith. 462 more words

Drawing Close to our Mother

As a new Catholic, I am often encouraged to develop a relationship with the Blessed Virgin Mary. Through recitation of the rosary, Holy Days of Obligation, or even visiting the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, the prompting to know the Virgin is heavily emphasized. 472 more words


Octave of the Immaculate Conception

Octave of the Immaculate Conception

“Thou art terrible as an army set in array.”–Cant. vi.

The Holy Ghost assures us that the life of man is a warfare. 1,528 more words

A Colonial Tradition

Dreaming Of A “White” Christmas

The song is played on radio and TV and in stores and throughout towns and cities. It builds the anticipation for the holiday of gift sharing and sets many off in a frenzy for gift buying while it is perceived that Baby Jesus was born on this day. 489 more words

Social Commentary

St. Spiridion

St. Spiridion, Bishop and Confessor

A.D. 348.

SPIRIDION, or SPIRIDON, was a native of Cyprus, was married, and had a daughter named Irene, who lived always a virgin. 1,642 more words

95. The Virgin of Guadalupe

Art Historical Background

Before understanding religious imagery you have to first understand the religion’s doctrine and secondly understand the historical context in which the image was created. 1,124 more words

AP Art History 250