It took tremendous courage to accept the will of God knowing that people would suspect infidelity to her betrothal, and would not believe that her pregnancy was the work of the Holy Spirit.
But because of sin, the multitude of individuals that came forth from this couple inherited disunity and enmity towards God and towards one another….
Marian devotion is an affirmation of both the Divinity and the humanity of Jesus. Our worship of Christ is our recognition that he is God, the Eternal Son of the Father. Our veneration of Mary is our recognition that he is human, the Son of Mary.
May 3, 2013 / Maria News Jesus is the Inspiration for Our Marian Devotion By Deacon Antonio Sandoval There is no doubt that Jesus has a profound devotion to his Mother, Mary. Being True Man he had need of her for his physical and spiritual development, just as any human child has a need for ...
Pope Francis Tells Faithful, The Crucified, Risen and Ascended Jesus Christ is our Advocate
The Virgin Mary is resplendent because she is full of grace. Grace is the Divine life within us, and there is…
As of 8:00 p.m. Rome time on Thursday, February 28, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation became effective. I know there is a silver lining in all of this, but, just the same, I cannot ignore the sadness I feel.
Truth, then, has arisen from the earth: Christ who said, I am the Truth, was born of the Virgin. And justice looked down from heaven: because believing in this new-born child, man is justified not by himself but by God.
She lived in His presence. She still does. In every encounter, she surrendered to love and was changed. She was a woman prepared by God and continually surrendered to His love. This is the meaning of Mary. She is our model as well as our mother.
The message of today’s video is a scandalous one for many of our times. According to modern thinking, a “God” that is acceptable is one that doesn’t interfere with our affairs. God is “allowed” to work perhaps as a far away creator, or in the world of thoughts and ideas, or even as a source of morals and right living. The belief, however, that He became one of us, that He lived as we do, that He suffered as we do, is unacceptable.