Tag Archives: Mary

Have a Yes to God Christmas!!

Tonight Advent ends and Christmas begins.. Think of Mary, her ‘yes’ to to God, her yes to what seemed impossible. What God asked of her. “Let it be as you have said…” May your Christmas be filled with saying ‘yes’ … Continue reading

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Santa Maria @ The Hospital

“…and Mary pondered these things in her heart…” As a bed-fast quadriplegic my Papa was well looked after by the medical mafia of Williamsburg, dedicated doctors who regularly came by the house to check him over. But there were numerous … Continue reading

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Roses in December!

Today, on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we honor the faith of Juan Diego, a native Indian in the 16th century who encountered a vision of Mary dressed in native attire on a hill near his village in … Continue reading

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Mary: Let It Be So

Today Catholics all around the world honor Mary, the Mother of Jesus. In our faith tradition, Mary took a huge step of faith with her ‘yes’ to God’s request through Angel Gabriel. She risked death (they stoned pregnant-out-of-wedlock women back … Continue reading

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Good Friday Blues

Good Friday: Jesus is rejected, beaten, mocked, whipped, scourged. After carrying a heavy cross, nails pierce His hands and His feet. There He hangs, on the cross, suffering for you, and me; suffering for us & all humanity. “Father, forgive … Continue reading

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Mary, Mary…

Today we honor Mary (& I must dash before long, it’s one of those ‘try to get your tushi to church’ days; in more formal terms, a Holy Day of Obligation.)  Please check out this previous post written about Mary … Continue reading

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Wednesday Photograph: … Mary, Mother of Jesus (Feast Day!!)

Today Eastern Orthodox & Catholic churches celebrate the Feast of the Dormition honoring the faithfulness of Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ, whose ‘yes’ to Angel Gabriel brought Light into our world.  As she ran to Elizabeth to share her … Continue reading

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