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The Immaculate Heart of Mary

The feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary offers us an opportunity to reflect on the extreme range of emotions she encountered, particularly sorrow. The Blessed Mother had many experiences to ponder in her heart; may her intercession lead us to the Cross of her Son.

Mass Readings – Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Behold your mother. Catholic Inspiration

From the Cross, Jesus entrusts his mother into the care of his beloved disciple. His words to John are also directed to us as we recognize Mary as our mother and Mother of the Church.

Mass Readings – The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

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Holy Mary, Mother of the Church, pray for us!


The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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Mary visits Elizabeth and both women experience a revelation about how God is present in their lives.

Mass Readings – Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


The Annunciation of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Mary acknowledges and affirms the Good News that Gabriele proclaims; her example inspires us to embrace our faith in Christ and put it into daily practice…for nothing will be impossible for God!

Mass Readings – Annunciation of the Lord

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Today bishops and priests around the world join Pope Francis in consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


Solemnity of St. Joseph, the husband of Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Joseph is the strong, silent saint who we are told is righteous and steadfast in carrying out God’s will. May his example inspire us to live our faith with vibrant actions that proclaim that the Lord is the center of our lives.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of St. Joseph, the husband of Mary

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St. Joseph, pray for us!


Mary, the Mother of God. Catholic Inspiration

She was chosen to be the Mother of God, and as we honor the Blessed Virgin Mary this day we draw near to her Son, the Savior of the World.

Mass Readings – Mary, the Mother of God

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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There is a sharp contrast between the Book of Genesis and the Gospel of Matthew. Whereas Adam and Eve experience the devastating consequences of sin, Mary embraces the words of the angel Gabriel and accepts God’s plan for salvation history. May her words inspire us to say “Yes!” to the Lord today.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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St. Mary…pray for us!


The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Mary’s Magnificat inspires us to acknowledge the blessings of our lives and put them into practice.

Mass Readings – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary. Catholic Inspiration

The feast today offers us an insight into what happens to our hearts when we embrace God’s love. The intensity of Mary’s love in light of her “Yes!” to God indicates that the love of Christ will transform us in ways beyond our wildest imagination.

Mass Readings – The Immaculate Heart of Mary

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The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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Mary’s “Magnificat” follows from her visit to Elizabeth and greeting between two babies from the womb. For all of you who have a special devotion to the Rosary, happy feast day!

Mass Readings – Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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