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Mother’s Day, and Mary

Upwards of 40 countries celebrate mothers at some point during each year. America’s Mother’s Day doesn’t seem to connect with Phrygia’s cult of Cybele or Japan’s Haha no Hi, apart from being a recognition of motherhood. Our Mother’s Day has … Continue reading

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Gabriel, Joseph, and Mary

Monday’s Gospel reading, Luke 1:26–38, is a repeat from December 8. It starts with: “10 In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, “to a virgin betrothed to a man … Continue reading

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The Rosary

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2016: Wisdom 11:22–12:2 1 Thessalonians 1:1–2:2 Luke 19:1–10 Rosary Homily By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas October 30, 2016 Reverend. father, brothers and sisters in Christ. For those of you who noticed things like this, I … Continue reading

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