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Waiting with Mary

We wait with Mary   “Mary said: ‘Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.’”   In God Desires You, St. Francis de Sales on Living the Gospel, author Eunan McDonnell, SDB, tells us:   “…Jesus praises the poor in spirit. He encourages a childlike […]

Advent Week 3

We continue our Advent series with thoughts by St. Francis de Sales on the Incarnation, from his sermons. This week we focus on Blessed Mother and her unique role in the Incarnation of her Son. Sunday “At the moment the glorious Virgin gave her consent,the Holy Spirit formed the Savior’s body,and at the same time, […]

Advent with St. Jane- Week 2

Advent with St. Jane-Day 8and 9   ” The Son of God, to show us an example, came to humble Himself with an abjection the most admirable which not only can be, but can even be thought of; for you see the God of all Majesty, as it were forgetting and annihilating this supreme and […]