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Plea for a Marian Church(0)

April 1, 2020

By Fr François Marc SM

I would like to plead for a Marian church:
not a church that multiplies processions
or blesses huge statues …;
rather a church that “lives the Gospel after the manner of Mary.”

A Marian church follows Mary into the mountains
going off with her to encounter life.… More

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The Annunciation in Stained Glass


The feast of the Annunciation of the Lord is celebrated on 25 March. The event is described in Luke 1:26-38. God sent the angel Gabriel to tell Mary, a virgin pledged to be married to Joseph, that she was to be the Mother of the Son of God.… More

Jesus Dreaming

A Theological Reaction to Michael Galovic’s
Creation of Lights in the Heavens

The religious historian, Mircea Eliade, wrote of the ‘eternal return’ the religious belief that liturgy and prayer can put the believer in touch with the ‘mythical age’, the time when the foundational events of their faith occurred.… More

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