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FaithFaith in Focus
Colleen Dulle
My relationship with Mary is complicated. I couldn't see the appeal of Marian devotion until I had a baby and understood how she embodies the life-giving sacrifice of motherhood.
FaithPope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
On the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God and the 54th World Day of Peace, Pope Francis reminded Christians to "imitate the shepherds: let us learn to see! To understand by seeing with our hearts."
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FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
A Homily for the Octave Day of Christmas, Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God by Father Terrance Klein
FaithAdvent Reflections
Ashley McKinless
A reflection for Thursday of the Fourth Week of Advent, by Ashley McKinless
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Fans of Colm Tóibín will no doubt be pleased at the news that he has a new book of essays coming out.
our lady of czestochowa in poland with gold and black
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
That is what the Madonna represents: the initial whole, the divine unity of us, the world and God, is something that must be lost.