May 31, 2022

Painting of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today’s feast is about both two women and two men. The Blessed Virgin Mary goes to visit Elizabeth to assist her in her final days of pregnancy. But as she greets Elizabeth, the babe in Elizabeth’s womb—John the Baptist—leaps for ...
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Cardinal Sodano, former Vatican secretary of state, dies at 94

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, former Vatican secretary of state and former dean of the College of Cardinals, died in Rome May 27 at the age of 94.
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Two people laughing together

The Art of Accompaniment

Both Mary and Elizabeth accompanied each other in their time of need. As disciples, we are all called to that same art of accompaniment with each other. What do I do to  accompany another?
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Hope in God's Goodness

Luke's Gospel tells us Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, was barren for many years. I can picture Elizabeth averting her gaze and hastening past the crowd outside the gates as the years got long and the hope faded. ...
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