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Mary Stored Up All These Things in Her Heart

June 4, 2016 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Mary, Memorial

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Mary Stored Up All These Things in Her Heart* Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary As Mary contemplated all she had come to know through reading, listening, and observing, she grew in faith, increased in merits, and was more illuminated by wisdom and more consumed by the fire of charity. The heavenly mysteries were opened to her, and she was filled with joy; she became fruitful by the Spirit, was... Read More

December 8, 2015: A Declaration of War Against Satan to Save the Christian Family!

December 8, 2015 by  
Filed under Dr. Peter Howard, Mary, Solemnity

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December 8, 2015: A Declaration of War Against Satan to Save the Christian Family! Have you ever wondered the peculiar “coincidence” that the beginning and end of World War II began and ended on the two great Marian feasts that bookend Mary’s role in Salvation History? On the eve of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, 7 December 1941, the United States endured the “surprise” attack... Read More

Mary, Ark of Salvation – “Last Call! All Aboard!”

September 12, 2015 by  
Filed under Dr. Peter Howard, Mary, Memorial

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Mary, Ark of Salvation – “Last Call! All Aboard!” Global stock markets beginning to crash, Christian persecution on the rise, the moral cache of western civilization bankrupt, totalitarianism under all forms is on the rise, the God-created institutions of marriage and family under all-out assault, Planned Parenthood’s horrendous evils finally being exposed, the war on truth and reality shifting... Read More

At the Heart of Every Christian is the Heart of Mary

June 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Dr. Peter Howard, Mary, Mary

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At the Heart of Every Christian is the Heart of Mary Summer is here, the Easter season is over and we now re-enter “Ordinary Time.” The big temptation is to sigh, but don’t! Let’s look at why we shouldn’t. The first reason is to look at the first feasts of Ordinary Time after the Easter season. The Church sets forth a “spiritual lineup” which illustrates She takes seriously the mandate... Read More

Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

June 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Litanies, Litany, Mary

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Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary*   Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us.      God the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us.      God the Son, redeemer of the world, Have mercy on us.      God the Holy Spirit, Have mercy on us.      Holy... Read More

Spiritual Compass for the New Evangelization

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Editor’s note: Today, we introduce you, our readers, to Dr. Peter Howard, a professor with the Avila Institute and an expert on Mariology and Venerable Fulton Sheen. Please welcome him warmly! It is often the case that, after the Easter season, there is a spiritual let-down as we sigh and return to “Ordinary Time”. However, the great line up of major feast days immediately following Pentecost... Read More

Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary Editor’s Note: “Divine Intimacy” has no entry for the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Therefore, we offer the following reflection for your meditation and prayer. Presence of God – O Mary, Spouse of the Holy Spirit, make me docile to His divine motions. MEDITATION “The Blessed Virgin... Read More

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