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Video – 16 – Immaculate Conception, Objections – Mariology for Everyone

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

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Mariology for Everyone #16 ( 27min) Play – Dr. Mark Miravalle continues his complete course on Mariology with this episode here he covers the events leading up to the dogmatic proclamation of the dogma and then how controversies developed in the west regarding the Immaculate Conception of Mary during the golden age of Scholasticism.

– Events leading to Proclamation in 1854
– – Pius IX in dire situation proposes dogmatic proclamation
– – Results in in new unity and devotion in the Church
– – Miraculous medal Rue du Bac 1832
– – Millions of petitions to the pope.
– – Storm breaks when proclaimed
– 12th Century Objections
– – St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s objection
– – – Does not fit with way original sin was transmitted
– – St. Thomas Aquinas
– – – Universal redeemer not needed for Mary if Immaculate
– – Scotus’ Solutions
– – – To St. Bernard – Original sin is a privation of grace not infection from flesh
– – – To St. Thomas – Mary is saved Preservatively
– – – – Grace of Jesus’ future redemption pre-applied to Mary
– – – – Mud puddle analogy
– – – – Distinction between being saved and redeemed
– – – – Time-line of redemption, Immaculate Conception

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

 

Ave Maria!

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Sep 01 – Homily – Fr Peter: Protection from Devils

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Homily #150901l ( 05min) Play – Fr. Peter on how Our Lord cast out so many devils from possessed people and how this indicates that we are sure of being protected from evil spirits by remaining in a state of grace and so remaining close to Jesus and Mary.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday 22nd Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1th 5:1-6, 9-11
Resp: psa 27:1, 4, 13-14
Gsp: luk 4:31-37

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Sep 01 – Homily – Fr Joseph M.: The Rosary Vanquishes the Foe

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Homily #150901b (min) Play – This homily is a reflection given by Fr. Joseph M. McShane tying together the life of St. Beatrice de Silva and Gospel of the day.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Beatrice of Silva – Form: OF
Readings: 

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Aug 31 – Homily – Fr Peter: Prophet in His Hometown

Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Homily #150831l ( 11min) Play – Fr. Peter on Our Lord’s visit to His hometown where He was not received as He should have been because people where not willing to be humble in the presence of the Messiah even though they recognized Him. Father exhorts us to be humble and welcome Him in our hearts, especially in receiving Holy Communion.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 22nd Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1th 4:13-18
Resp: psa 96:1, 3, 4-5, 11-12, 13
Gsp: luk 4:16-30

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Video – 15 – The Immaculate Conception in Scripture and Tradition – Mariology for Everyone

Monday, August 31st, 2015

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Mariology for Everyone #15 ( 26min) Play – In this episode Dr. Mark Miravalle covers the Immaculate Conception as it appears in scripture and tradition.

– Scripture
– – Gen 3:15 – Enmity between the seed of ‘the woman’ and that of Satan
– – – cannot refer to Eve who cooperated with serpent
– – – She or He will crush the serpent’s head
– – – Connection between Immaculate Conception and Coredemption
– – Luke 1:28 – “full of grace”
– – – Kolbe – this is her very name
– Tradition – Three stages
– – 1. First four Centuries, implicit belief
– – – New Eve before the fall, without sin,
– – – Ambrose, Ephraim “Immune from all Sin”,
– – 2. 5th 11th Century
– – – Severus calls her “pure from all taint, Immaculate”
– – – Sophronius – “pre-purified”
– – – St. Andrew of Crete – “entirely Immaculate Virgin”
– – – St. Theognostos – “conceived by a sanctifying action”.
– – 3. 11th to 1854
– – – Controversies in the West, covered next episode
– Magestrium
– – 15th Century Papal approval of the Immaculate Conception feast day.
– – Subsequent Popes Build on it until dogmatic proclamation Pius IX, 1854

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Aug 30 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Purity Starts Inside

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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Homily #150830l ( 08min) Play – Fr. Jacinto on how Our Lord tells us that we need to be pure from the inside, in the heart and soul, and then we can be clean on the outside. This is in counter-distinction to the Pharisees who placed so much attention on the external while neglecting the interior.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 4:1-2, 6-8
Resp: psa 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5
2nd: jam 1:17-18, 21-22, 27
Gsp: mar 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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Aug 30 – Homily – Fr Alan: Even nature is affected by sin

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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Homily #150830b ( 20min) Play – This homily is reflection given by Fr. Alan Wharton for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 4:1-2, 6-8
Resp: psa 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5
2nd: jam 1:17-18, 21-22, 27
Gsp: mar 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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Aug 30 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Exterior vs Interior Life

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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Homily #150830 ( 16min) Play – External religious actions are good, but what matters most is the conversion of our interior and reflecting on the values that God teaches us.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 4:1-2, 6-8
Resp: psa 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5
2nd: jam 1:17-18, 21-22, 27
Gsp: mar 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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Aug 30 – Homily – Fr Giles: Sanctify your heart

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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Homily #150830a ( 07min) Play – This is a reflection given by Fr. Giles M. Atherton on the readings for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, August 30th 2015.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 4:1-2, 6-8
Resp: psa 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5
2nd: jam 1:17-18, 21-22, 27
Gsp: mar 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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Video – 14 – Immaculate Conception – Mariology for Everyone

Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #14 ( 23min) Play – The Third Marian dogma to be declared is the Immaculate Conception which is one of the more controversial Dogmas in regard to the process by which is came to be accepted.

– 1854 declared a dogma by Pope Pius IX
– The nature of Conception
– Transmission of original sin
– What gifts did Adam and Eve have, Natural and Preternatural and Supernatural
– What was lost during the fall, Preternatural and Supernatural
– What is gained by sacramental grace from redemption
– How all this applies to Mary and her Immaculate Conception
– Role of free will and temptation
– Relation to her Assumption
– How the Immaculate Conception is a preservative redemption
– Sanctity of Joseph

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Aug 28 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: St. Augustine, Late have I Loved You

Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Homily #150828l ( 10min) Play – Listen to Fr. Jacinto on the conversion story of St Augustine who found God after a long journey of searching for his heart’s fulfillment in all the wrong places.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Augustine of Hippo – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 4:1-8
Resp: psa 97:1, 2, 5-6, 10, 11-12
Gsp: mat 25:1-13

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Aug 28 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Raising Standards of Chastity

Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Homily #150828 ( 03min) Play – The standards of purity and chastity in society have degraded, but we must respond by raising the bar and live chaste lives according to the Gospel.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Augustine of Hippo – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 4:1-8
Resp: psa 97:1, 2, 5-6, 10, 11-12
Gsp: mat 25:1-13

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Video – Variety #276: Legion of Mary

Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Variety #276 – Legion of Mary ( 28min) >>> Play

Ave Maria!

A summary of the origins and the Rule of the Legion of Mary, by Canon Francis J. Ripley. (The article is taken from “Christ to the World”, Vol. 38 (1993), Number 3-4, pp.238-246)

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Aug 27 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Monica and Prayers for Conversion

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Homily #150827l ( 08min) Play – Fr. Jacinto reflects on the prayers of St. Monica for the conversion of her son who became one of the greatest Doctors of the Church, St. Augustine. This fact emphasizes the need for prayer in order to convert souls who are in peril of going to hell and who may have great callings in the Church.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Monica – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 3:7-13
Resp: psa 90:3-4, 12-13, 14, 17
Gsp: mat 24:42-51

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Video – 13 – Threefold Virginity, Part 2 – Mariology for Everyone

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #13 ( 24min) Play – The second Marian dogma to be declared is that Mary is a perpetual Virgin. This virginity is threefold before, during and after the birth of Jesus her Son. In this last of two parts on this subject Dr. Miravalle covers How she is a perpetual virgin even after the birth of Jesus. This includes:

– Perpetual virginity and vows were rare but not unheard of
– Consistently taught by Fathers of the Church and by later mystics
– Mentioned in Liturgy in medieval times
– Exemplar of all Virginity
– How it safeguards the Incarnation
– Objections and Answers
– – Biblical – Virgin until Jesus was born
– – Biblical – “Brothers of the Lord”
– – Marriage to Joseph would not be Valid

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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