Monthly Archives: August 2012

BOOK REVIEW: Mary, Mirror of the Church – Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press), 1992; 214 pp. Translated by Frances Lonergan Villa

  Greetings!  Follows is a book review assignment I had to do for a course in Ecclesiology… Since 1980 Raniero Cantalamessa has been “the Preacher to the Papal Household”1.  The book is a collection of sermons/reflections given to the Papal Household.  … Continue reading

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So just what is it that makes Mary so holy?  Lumen Gentium (hereafter referred to as L.G.) makes clear (in ¶53, §1) that Mary “received the Word of God in her heart”. Herein is part of what I refer to … Continue reading

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Mary — The Source of Our Salvation

“For He has looked upon his handmaid’s lowliness; Behold, from now on will all ages call me Blessed. The Almighty has done great things for me, And holy is His name. His mercy is from age to age on those … Continue reading

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