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“Maiden of the Lost Ark”

September 8, 2015 by  
Filed under Dr. Peter Howard, Feast Days, Mary, Mary

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“Maiden of the Lost Ark” Two of the greatest mysteries of the Old Testament revolve around the significance of two arks that disappeared. The first was the ark constructed by Noah and the second was the Ark of the Covenant constructed by the Israelites as dictated by God through Moses. Both arks were directly related to God protecting and saving His chosen people. Serving as content for some of... Read More

Foreshadowings of Mary

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FORESHADOWINGS OF MARY “Whence is this to me that the mother of my Lord should come to me?” Luke 1:43 1. Though so little is said of Our Lady in the Gospels, there is abundant evidence both there and elsewhere to show that she too was part of the Expectation of the Jews along with her Son; and reason confirms that the two could scarcely have been separated. When the Angel appeared to her, to... Read More

The History and Ruins of Jerusalem’s Temple

February 1, 2014 by  
Filed under Diana von Glahn, Pilgrimage

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With the debut of The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land on EWTN this month (see details below), I am exploring the sites in the Holy Land. This month, in honor of the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, we’ll be looking at the history of Jerusalem’s temple and what remains of it today. Forty days after Jesus was born, the Holy Family travelled to Jerusalem, where they presented the baby to... Read More

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