The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin MaryBy Fr Francis Xavier Weninger SJ (1805-1888) (Excrrpt) Today’s Festival is called the Presentation of Mary, because on this day, Joachim and Anna, the holy parents of the Blessed Virgin, Consecrated their little daughter to the Divine service in the temple at Jerusalem and Mary Consecrated herself to the... Continue Reading →

The Virgin Mary Through History

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Mike Aquilina and discuss the Blessed Virgin Mary throughout history. He wrote a great book on the subject titled "History's Queen". We touch on some aspects such as what those in the Apostolic age thought about her, how she brought comfort through the plagues, and how she... Continue Reading →

Mary In Typology: Keys To Understanding

I recently had the opportunity to interview author and speaker Steve Ray. We discuss a few titles for Mary such as the New Eve, Burning Bush, and The Daughter of Zion. Steve discusses how these titles have their beginnings in the Old Testament. It is an enlightening conversation. Be sure to visit Steve's website at... Continue Reading →

Mary Mother Of God…Updated

On my journey into the Catholic church there were three things that had the potential to derail me.  Mary, Mary, and Mary.  One of the objections I had, which sprang from my Baptist days, was the title of Mother of God for Mary. After all God is eternal and has always existed.  That title, at least in... Continue Reading →

Jesus and Mary Talk about Peter Before Dinner

Here is an imagined conversation between Our Lord Jesus and the Blessed Virgin Mary shortly after Peter’s Confession in Matthew 16:13-20. This is purely from my imagination and is no way meant to be an addition to Scripture nor an official interpretation of the passage. The Conversation Mary: Good Evening Son. How did your preaching go... Continue Reading →

History of the Rosary

The Perfect Prayer Throughout the world, people gather to pray the Rosary. They pray for our Pope, world peace, an end to abortion and the holy souls in Purgatory, among other intentions. Considered to be the perfect prayer, contemplating on the Rosary brings a deeper union with Jesus and Mary. “The Rosary is considered a... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Typology in the Bible

Today's post is a guest article written by Catholic Apologist Eric Shearer.  Eric has a blog titled On This Rock Apologetics.  He is doing great work for the church and you will be richly blessed by his writing.  So go on over and give him a follow.  Enjoy the article! ___________________________________________________________________________________________   I’m often told that... Continue Reading →

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