Monthly Archives: March 2012

Shadrack, Meshack & Abednego: A few reflections for today!

What a great reading from the Old Testament today (Wednesday, March 28, 2012), the story of Shadrack, Meshack, Abednego and the fiery furnace. The story is ingrained in many of our childhood memories as the story captivates the minds of … Continue reading

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The Angel of the Lord Declared unto Mary

Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan + J.M.J. With good reason, the Solemnity of the Annunciation, which this year is commemorated on Monday, March 26th, has been saluted as the “Feast of our Redemption.” The Second Person of the Most Blessed Trinity … Continue reading

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Terror of Demons

Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan + J.M.J. The Universal Church exults daily in the memory of Saint Joseph but especially each March 19th—the Solemnity of Saint Joseph. It is often said that we know little information about Joseph and his life … Continue reading

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Imitating Mary’s Immaculate Heart

Standing at the Cross of her Son, Mary unveiled the beauty of the human heart, the beauty of the feminine heart.  There she bore with great compassion the suffering of her divine Son.  Throughout her life, she experienced the profound … Continue reading

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Tranformation in Christ

Posted by Fr. James Mason: In the New Testament one of the clearest and most repeated commands involves each one of us being born again, or ‘putting on Christ’ or allowing Christ to be ‘formed in us’ or having the … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Sacredness of Life

Posted by Dr. Martin Albl: Recently Eric Robert and Rodney Berget have been sentenced to death in the name of the people of South Dakota. They both admitted to killing corrections officer Ronald Johnson during a failed escape attempt. They … Continue reading

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Let the weather draw your heart and mind to God!

I imagine the existence of God has been argued since the beginning of mankind. The great Catholic tradition for God’s existence is built on the work of St. Thomas Aquinas, but his works are not alone. One of the great arguments … Continue reading

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St. Joseph Novena

NOVENA PRAYER – “a devotion of prayer on nine consecutive days” Oh, Saint Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. Oh, Saint Joseph, do assist me by … Continue reading

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The Miraculous Medal

Posted by Msgr. Charles Mangan + J.M.J. The Servant of God Father John Hardon, S.J. (1914-2000), once shared this story about the efficacy of the Miraculous Medal in the life of a young boy. “He had been in a coma … Continue reading

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The Incredible Efficacy of The Angelic Salutation (“Hail Mary”)

Posted by Msgr. Charles Mangan +J.M.J. One day during an exorcism, a colleague of Father Gabriele Amorth, S.S.P. (the Chief Exorcist of the Diocese of Rome) heard Satan or one of the demons say, “Every ‘Hail Mary’ is like a … Continue reading

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