Mary’s act of humility and boldness serves a model for us. Mary is neither passive nor prideful. Filled with God’s grace, Mary allows herself to be led by the Spirit to undertake bold actions as a parent, prophet, and follower of Christ.
Tag: Immaculate Conception
Your Mother’s Name Is Mercy: The Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
When Pope Francis called for this extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy in April, he announced that it would begin today, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, for two reasons. One is that it is […]
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Common Misconceptions about the Immaculate Conception
If you were to stop your average Roman Catholic on the street today and ask them to explain the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary today, chances are that you’d get […]
Getting God’s Attention
“The best way to get Jesus’ attention is by talking to Mary.” On this Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, I find myself wondering how many have heard this line or something […]