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The Harvest

Happy feast of the Nativity of Mary! Here is a snippet of history I found interesting: One traditional Marian image is the Mother of God as a fruitful field. Christ is the great harvest, the blessed fruit, of her womb. Read more…

Marian Consecration

I like to imagine the Wedding Feast at Cana. I equate myself to the water, unfit for a wedding feast. Mary takes me gently to the feet of her Son. She says, “do whatever he tells you.” Somewhere along the Read more…

Showing Up For Prayer

This past lent I took on a difficult but worthy challenge. I was nervous to begin because the odds of me failing were very high. I tend to avoid things when I know I will fail. In this case however, Read more…