Sister Joan and Sister Ansgar have created a book celebrating the women of Luke’s Gospel. First among them is Mary of Nazareth, whose visit from the angel Gabriel we celebrate today. Click here to find the pages of prayer and reflection on Mary. The entire book, Holy Women of Luke’s Gospel, will be available inContinue reading “Celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation”
Our Christmas gift to you are these two reflections on Mary of Nazareth: Mary’s Heart & Hearth and Fra Angelico’s The Annunciation. If it is hard to find time to pray during this busy week, let these words about Mary be your prayer. We wish you every blessing this Christmas.
Each week this summer we are posting a poem on Keeping Faith Today — Sister Joan’s blog. This week’s poem is by Sister Alice Smith, CSJ, who taught Joan all she knows about writing. Thank you, Sister Alice! Happy Memorial Day weekend to all of you. Mary of Nazareth Mary Queen of Heaven is aContinue reading “Poem of the week”
We ask ourselves several basic questions repeatedly in our lives. Who am I? Where do I come from? Where am I going? The Church answers these questions in regard to Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Jesus. Who is she? The Church answers, “The mother of God.” Where does Mary come from? Nazareth, naturally. ButContinue reading “Who am I? Where do I come from? Where am I going?”