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This Makes Me Think… about God’s role in my marriage

It takes three to make Love in Heaven —  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. It takes three for Heaven to make love to earth — God, Man, and Mary, through whom God became Man. It takes three to make love in the Holy Family — Mary, and Joseph, and the consummation of their love, Jesus….

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Our Lady of Lourdes…. a recap of our June 2012 pilgrimage.

Last June, Bob and I travelled to Lourdes as part of a week in France to celebrate our anniversary. It was a wonderful blessing and I’ve already shared quite a bit about our pilgrimage to Lourdes, and the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Paris, both on Among Women and on the older blog. I’ve still…

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Among Women 156: Countdown to Lent!

This week on Among Women I encourage us to take a few moments to begin to prepare our hearts and our schedules for Lent. In our “Blessed are They” segment, I look back into the Old Testament and talk about Miriam, Moses’ sister who helped to spare his life. It’s a neat story that reminds us…

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This makes me think… about my “Amens”…

“Amen” [is] an extremely important word. We say it often; and unfortunately, we perhaps say it lightly without much or any realization of the responsibility to which we commit ourselves with every “Amen” we utter. How often are we consciously aware that when we add our “Amen” to a prayer, we are making a solemn…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #9 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

Even though this is the last day of the Nine Days, if you’ve missed out on joining in, you can start your own nine day novena for life right now! There’s no limit to how and when this novena gets prayed. Learn more about the Nine Days initiative and find PDF’s with the prayers, as…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #8 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. This is from the USCCB website… Intercession: For an end to legal abortion in our nation and for the conversion of all hearts, so that the inherent rights of every human being—especially those most at risk of abuse and rejection—will be upheld.   Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory…

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Why the Canticle of Zechariah is my new go-to pro-life prayer

“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people, and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David, as he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets from of old, that we should be saved from our enemies, and from the…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #7 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

We’re on Day 7 of a 9-day novena! The home stretch! Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. This is from the USCCB website… Intercession: For elected leaders who oppose any restriction on the abortion license: may God allow them to grasp the brutal violence of abortion and the reality of post-abortion suffering experienced by countless…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #6 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

Pray to support life initiatives in this country –especially the events taking place in Washington DC over this weekend. Are you late to this novena? No problem! Start today. Any and all prayer counts. Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. This is from the USCCB website… Intercession: For those whose work involves promoting abortion and…

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Take three minutes and pray with me today, for life. Day #5 of the USCCB’s Nine Days of Prayer novena to build a culture of life (Prayers & links here)

Pray with Americans from all over the country  in support of life! Get caught up on the Nine Days initiative here. This is from the USCCB website… Intercession: For scientists and pharmaceutical employees who help create and manufacture contraceptive and abortifacient drugs: that the Lord will open their eyes to the moral danger and health risks these drugs…

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