To honor Our Lady on this Feast of the Visitation, we focus our reflection on her inspirational hymn of praise, the Magnificat (Lk 1:46 – 55).
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The Annunciation: Our Union with Mary Modeled by Blessed Conchita Cabrera
As the universal Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Annunciation on March 25, we are liturgically led to ponder the gift, beauty, and mission of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Her yes to God’s plan for the Incarnation was intimately personal to Mary and infinitely universal to the Church.
Straight from Heaven, Startling and Wonderful: The Best News Ever Reflections on the Annunciation
Sometimes it seems that life in this age of technology is nothing but one announcement after another. At times, the text message, cell phone call, or email announces happy news — the arrival of a long-awaited new baby in the family, for example. At other times, the announcement might elicit a shudder or groan — as in much of the daily news blasted at us via…just insert your preferred form of media. We need only consider the current tense state of world affairs to bring home that point.
Month of the Holy Rosary: Reflections on the Joyful Mysteries
During this Marian month of October, we delve into the four groups of life events that we call the Mysteries of the Rosary: the Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious Mysteries.
Prayers Needed to Support Hobby Lobby Today!
It’s no accident that one of the most pivotal religious liberty cases in our nation’s history is being heard at the Supreme Court today – the Feast of the Annunciation – and the faithful are being asked to keep this pivotal moment in U.S. history in their prayers today.
The Fertility of the Fiat
Here at Women of Grace® we L-O-V-E Our Lady. She is the model whom we look to as THE woman of grace. In fact Mary is at the core of our Foundational Study Full of Grace: Women and the Abundant Life.
What is it about Our Mother Mary that makes her the exemplar of what it means to be a disciple AND a woman of grace? Today’s Feast of the Annunciation highlights her greatest attribute, her complete and total “Yes” to God. A passage from the book Full of Grace briefly summarizes the greatness of Mary’s fiat and how we as women are to follow her example: Read the rest…