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Virgin Mary

A feast no longer celebrated invites us deeper into the Bethlehem journey

80 miles, 4 days ... how many times did she have to stop for the bathroom?

An inside look at the hidden symbols found in Our Lady of Guadalupe’s image

A brief tour of the profound spiritual symbolism found in the image.

Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe, written by St. John Paul II

One of the first prayers he penned as a pope.

Did Charles Dickens have a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary?

He describes the spirit who visited him as dressed in "blue drapery, as the Madonna might in a picture by Raphael."

The good thing to draw from “Mary, Did You Know?”

Theological issues notwithstanding, is there a reading of this song that enables us to go deeper in Advent?

The 12 Marys of Christmas

This is why we love Mary: She is the one who brings us Christ.

What are the four Marian dogmas?

These four doctrines help us better understand the Virgin Mary and her role in salvation history.

Did you know that Mary and Jesus shared an organ?

Have you ever thought about the placenta -- what it meant to Jesus and Mary, and what it means to us?

Advent frustration is the perfection of the season, if we’re sitting by Mary

We know these weeks will be busy, but let's find a way to cut back somewhere, for just a few moments at least.

In images: The fascinating symbolism of the Miraculous Medal

"All those who wear it, when it is blessed, will receive great graces."

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