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Tag Archive for ‘Our Lady of Guadalupe’

December 12: Our Lady of Guadelupe

CNA: In 1531 a “Lady from Heaven” appeared to Saint Juan Diego, a poor Indian from Tepeyac, a hill northwest of Mexico City. She identified herself as the Mother of the True God and instructed him to have the bishop build a church on the site and left an image of herself imprinted miraculously on […]

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Twelve Other Forms of Marian Piety

Some people may find the rosary difficult to pray, or they desire to honor Mary in another way or additional ways.  Below are twelve other ways in which a person can honor Mary beside the rosary.  By no means should this list be considered exhaustive. 1.  Angelus and Regina Caeli Catholics have had a long […]

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Pope Francis sends golden rose to Our Lady of Guadalupe

Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 22, 2013 / 02:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Marc Ouellet, president of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, presented a golden rose from Pope Francis to Our Lady of Guadalupe, calling the rose a sign of love, gratitude and enthusiasm. “Our hearts more than our heads know the debt of love […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

CNA: In 1531 a “Lady from Heaven” appeared to Saint Juan Diego, a poor Indian from Tepeyac, a hill northwest of Mexico City.  She identified herself as the Mother of the True God and instructed him to have the bishop build a church on the site and left an image of herself imprinted miraculously on […]

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What is Wisdom?

Wisdom is the taste for ultimate truth, I suppose and I’d have another definition for it.  Wisdom is just simply the quality of resilience after making mistakes.  Any real human life is full of mistakes and the more mistakes the better because with more mistakes we learn.  The longer we live, the more mistakes we […]

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What is the Fullness of Time? (Part II)

6. “Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfilment of what was spoken to her from the Lord” (Lk 1:45). Elizabeth’s words to Mary, who is carrying Christ in her womb, can also be applied to the Church on this continent. Blessed are you, Church in America, for you have welcomed the […]

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Bishop draws comparisons between the Visitation and Our Lady of Guadalupe

Phoenix, Ariz., Aug 8, 2009 / 06:40 am (CNA).- Following the opening sessions of the International Marian Congress in Phoenix, Arizona, Bishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut and Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus William Lori led participants in a Marian meditation, reflecting on how Mary continues visit her children and bring Christ to them today, […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe ‘completely beyond’ scientific explanation

Phoenix, Ariz., Aug 7, 2009 / 04:10 pm (CNA).- Researcher and physicist Dr. Aldofo Orozco told participants at the International Marian Congress on Our Lady of Guadalupe that there is no scientific explanation for the 478 years of high quality-preservation of the Tilma or for the miracles that have occurred to ensure its preservation. Dr. […]

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Phoenix bishop emphasizes importance of humility in life of St. Juan Diego

Phoenix, Ariz., Aug 7, 2009 / 11:15 pm (CNA).- Nearly 1,500 people gathered this morning in Phoenix, Arizona to celebrate a Votive Mass of St. Juan Diego for the second day of the International Marian Congress.  Bishop Thomas Olmsted, the principal celebrant of the Mass, spoke to the participants about the Mexican saint, stressing his […]

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