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O Virgin of Guadalupe

December 11, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Mary, Prayer, Prayers

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O Virgin of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas, grant to our homes the grace of loving and respecting life in its beginnings, with the same love with which you conceived in your womb the life of the Son of God. Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Fair Love, protect our families so that they may always be united and bless the upbringing of our children. Our hope, look upon us with pity, teach is to go continually... Read More

A convert struggling with praying to Mary (IV/IV)

August 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Mary, Mary, Prayer

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Father John, I am a convert to the Catholic faith, and I still have difficulties with Mary. Don’t get me wrong – I believe all the dogma and doctrine fully, but when it comes to praying to Mary, I don’t seem to get it. What role is she supposed to have in my pursuit of holiness and spiritual growth? She has the role of helping you cling more closely to her Son, Jesus Christ – that’s... Read More

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