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What Can We Learn from Mary?

Mary’s moments in the New Testament are few, precious, and significant. Sometimes, she teaches by her actions. Other times, she teaches us by her seeming inaction. Why would Mary, the mother of Jesus, born free of original sin, need to purify her heart? We venerate her Immaculate Heart to contemplate her love of God and the earthly journey on which he took her. What could we, normal, struggling children of God hope to learn from such a woman about purifying our own hearts? Ah, that’s the thing about Mary.

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Holy Mary: Model of Patience

“Be it done to me according to your word.” So it was for Mary, so it can be for us who wait in silent prayer seemingly unable to do anything to change our circumstances.

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