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Knots in Your Life? Mary Can’t Wait to Tackle Them! – guest post by Marge Fenelon

I almost didn’t answer when the phone rang. I was slammed with work and deadlines looming. But, something nudged me to catch this call regardless. I’m so glad I did. On the other end of the line was an old friend I hadn’t heard from in a while. She’d called to thank me for my…

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Treat yourself to an awesome 7 minute talk on Mary’s Immaculate Conception from Dr Scott Hahn

  ::: Archived posts from this blog on the Immaculate Conception: 2014: Mary, who carried God within her 2013: A Prayer, A Paragraph, and A Podcast  

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It’s First Saturday tomorrow — Make it a Morning with Mom! #5FirstSat4Mary

Tomorrow is a First Saturday. I hope you’ll join in beginning this 5-month devotion or continue along with me. This is my 4th of 5 first Saturdays. Earlier posts are here: the beginning, the second, and third. The first post outlines the “how-to’s” for the First Saturday devotion. I’ve learned a few things as I’ve…

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Tomorrow is First Saturday! Who’s with me for Saturday #3? #5FirstSat4Mary

Since September I’ve been on a quest to make the Five First Saturdays devotion. So tomorrow is my third of, Lord-willing, five Saturdays. Today I’m going to confession in advance of the first Saturday because where I’ll be attending the First Saturday Mass in the morning, there will not be confessions available. So my First…

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My contribution to Word by Word – Slowing down with the Hail Mary

I’m a contributor to the new book, Word by Word: Slowing down with the Hail Mary, edited by Sarah Reinhard.  Today, I’m over at CatholicMom.com talking with Sarah about my contribution to the book. I loved what author Amy Welborn had to said about this book: “Reading Word by Word is like participating in a warm, honest, faith-sharing session among…

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Saturday #2 of “The Five First Saturdays… ” — who’s with me? #5FirstSat4Mary

We interrupt all the post-Pope coverage for this reminder… Tomorrow is a first Saturday. Over the summer I was convicted to attempt to make the Five First Saturdays devotion. Let me just say that, like in most families, Saturdays can be pretty hectic. And on reflection, that’s probably why I need this all the more….

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A post for Mary’s birthday…. overcoming my misperceptions about Mary…

Today is Mary’s birthday!!!  And I’m so happy that it is. But I was not always Mary’s fan girl. From my book, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious… I was slow to follow Mary’s example in my life. Earlier, I did not trust her example. I’ll share the roadblocks I’ve had, in case you’ve had some. So…

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Honoring Momma Mary, a new book: Word by Word, edited by Sarah Reinhard

Today is the feast of the Queenship of Mary, so it’s a great time to share this forthcoming book that honors Momma Mary! My pal, Sarah Reinhard, is an energetic author and a good ideas person. Her latest brainchild is this forthcoming book, Word by Word. So happy to have been able to add my own…

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Mary, what wonder woman you are!

  Happy New Year and Happy Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary! When I give retreats to women, based on my book, I love to talk about Mary as our Wonder Woman. She really is! To hear a recent talk, go here. For more posts about Mary, go here.  ::: My favorite Christmas hymn is…

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Among Women 188: Mary’s Spiritual Motherhood and Ours

This new episode of Among Women discusses Mary’s spiritual maternity, her spiritual motherhood of the Church, and of us! The recent Marian feasts of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Immaculate Conception gives the perfect liturgical setting to call women to go deeper with Mary. Not only that, I give my summarization of spiritual motherhood…

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