Tag Archives: Blessed Virgin Mary

The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

We read in the Gospel of Luke that “Mary kept all these things in her heart.” May her example inspire us to reflect on our faith in her Son as we put it into daily practice.

Mass Readings – Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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The Annunciation of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

The angel Gabriel was sent from God…and the world was forever changed with Mary’s response! May this Good News strengthen our hearts as we speak words of hope to one another today.

Mass Readings – The Annunciation of the Lord

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The Presentation of the Lord

Presentation of the Lord – Chiesa Nuova – Rome

The encounter between Simeon and Mary reveals how our faith in Jesus Christ gives us the grace we need to face the challenges of life today. As Mary endured the “sword of sorrow” that pierced her heart, we can also embraced our struggles with God’s help.

Mass Readings – Presentation of the Lord

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Daily Mass: Mary teaches us how to respond to the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Mary’s response to the Angel Gabriel offers us a powerful example of discipleship as she says “May it be done!” Her words inspire us to accept the Lord’s invitation today as we carry out our tasks in service of Jesus.

Mass Readings – December 20th

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The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

Mary’s acceptance of her part in the plan of Salvation History inspires us to say “Yes!” to God’s invitation to work in our lives today.

Mass Readings – The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the BVM

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

On this feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary we see her swift response – in word and action – to God’s call for her life. Mary example inspires us to do the same as we proclaim the greatness of the Lord in our lives.

Mass Readings – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

Mary’s offers a proclamation of praise in her Magnificat, as she glorifies God and offers thanks for the blessings she has received.  May we echo her words as we call to mind in our prayer and daily practice how the Lord has touched our hearts and fostered our faith.

Mass Readings – Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

Mary’s response to the angel Gabriel reveals her role in God’s plan for our salvation.  Chosen by the Lord, she offers us an example of faithfulness that inspires us every day to say yes to God’s call for our lives.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the BVM

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

Mary’s Magnificat of praise inspires us to live our faith with joy and power as we face all the circumstances of life.

Mass Readings – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Mary, the Mother of God. Catholic Inspiration

Since from the beginning of time the plan of salvation included the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the Cross, we thus understand that Mary’s role as the Mother of God was present as well.  Chosen by God, her acceptance of the angel Gabriel’s announcement reveals her as the first disciple; her role as Mother of the Messiah reveals her as a Mother to all disciples.  May her example inspire us to draw near to her Son!

Mass Readings – Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

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