Category Archives: Femininity

Happy Mother’s Day!!

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, St. Joseph Cathedral Happy Mother’s Day!! It is a perfect day to honor our mothers; we are in the fourth week of Easter and in the month of our Blessed Mother. We all have a … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Holy Family

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Today as Church we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family – Jesus, Mary and Joseph! Jesus came to us in the manger as a baby, who like any infant, needed a … Continue reading

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Love Mary with Joy

“This evening we are celebrating together the close of the Marian month. But the month of May cannot end; it must continue in our lives, because veneration, love, devotion to Our Lady cannot disappear from our hearts, on the contrary … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand for the Truth

Post by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral “For Zion’s sake I will not be silent, For Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet. Until her vindication shines forth like the dawn And her victory like a burning … Continue reading

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To Be a Woman Like Mary

Posted by Sara Hofflander – co-founder of beopentoGod.com As a young woman just beginning marriage and family life, it has been a great grace for me to look to Mary during this Advent and Christmas season.  Living as a woman … Continue reading

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Finding True Hope and Joy in Christ

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral These last days before Christmas were absolute torture growing up. The expectation, coupled with the struggle to stay on Santa’s good list while trying to tame our excitement meant each minute passed … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception

“O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.”  These words don the Miraculous Medal.  They are also repeated frequently at Lourdes, a place of pilgrimage where Mary appeared to a young peasant girl and reminded … Continue reading

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The Hidden Gift of Suffering

A unique characteristic of the Christian life is the call to carry our crosses – not only to carry them but embrace them.  In our convenience-driven culture, we are apt to feel that struggles are mistakes.  We work quickly to … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary

Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan +J.M.J. October 7th is the day on which the Church especially honors the Blessed Virgin Mary under her glorious title, “Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary.” Father Luigi Gambero, an Italian Marianist priest who … Continue reading

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At the Cross Her Station Keeping

 Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan + J.M.J.  “Near the cross stood His Mother . . . .”   Mary, the faithful Virgin, was close to her beloved Son Jesus Christ on Calvary. She accompanied Him to His painful death and participated in … Continue reading

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