Tag Archives: Mary

Let It Be…

On this Solemnity of the Annunciation we honor Mary’s huge step of faith, her “yes” to God when Angel Gabriel met with her. Despite her fears, despite not knowing how things would work out, she said, “yes.” Let it be … Continue reading

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A Christmas Eve “Divine Yes”

“Every time we give in to selfishness and say ‘No’ to God, we spoil His loving plan for us.” Pope Francis Tonight Advent ends and Christmas begins. Think of Mary, her “yes” to God, her “yes” to what seemed impossible, … Continue reading

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#ADVENT – Roses & Persevering Faith

Today (12 December) is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (click here for more details in last year’s post.) When a cantankerous bishop asked peasant Juan Diego for a sign, Our Lady of Guadalupe provided out-of-season roses in December. … Continue reading

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#Advent – Mary, Mary, Mary

Today as Catholics around the world honor Mary, the mother of Jesus, Virginia is contemplating her “yes” to God, her openness to be for God and letting God in her be for others… “How much we can learn from Our … Continue reading

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#Lent: Saying “YES” to God

Today on the Solemnity of the Annunciation we honor Mary’s open heart of faithfulness when Angel Gabriel appeared with the Good News of God’s love for us and of her special role in bearing God’s son into this world. “…you … Continue reading

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MARY: WIRED WITH GRACE

Today (12 December) is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Way back in the 16th century, native peasant Juan Diego encountered a vision of Mary on a hill near his village in Mexico. Our Lady was dressed in native … Continue reading

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Mending Broken Hearts @ The Cross

It’s Good Friday (for a few more hours.) Here’s a reflection written & shared previously (but still good) along with a song from one of my favorite singers. Good Friday: Jesus is rejected, beaten, mocked, whipped, and scourged. After carrying … Continue reading

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