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Video – Courage ’15 #9 – Sr Galligan – Forgiveness in a Wounded World – CONF 283

Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Conferences #283 – ( 72min) >>> Play

Ave Maria!

Adult themes discussed.

Sr. J. Sheila Galligan, I.H.M. of Immaculata University gives her talk titled “Forgiveness: The Name of Love in a Wounded World” at the 2015 Courage Conference at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL. She relates the need for forgiveness of our offenses to God, our sins, to that of the need to forgive the mutual offenses between us and others. We need to imitate Our Merciful Lord to heal our wounded world.

Courage is a Roman Catholic Apostolate to those who experience same sex attraction, providing them moral and community support to help them live according to the teachings of the Church. Most of the content of these excellent talks is fully applicable to people of any orientation, worthwhile to all. http://couragerc.org/

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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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Seeking the Intercession of St. Monica for our Children

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Ave Maria Meditations

In this day and age, many tearful parents and grandparents are so greatly concerned over the loss of faith among their dear family members…

Prayer to St. Monica

Exemplary Mother of the great Augustine, you perseveringly pursued your wayward son not with wild threats but with prayerful cries to heaven.

Intercede for all parents in our day so that they may learn to draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain close to their children, even the prodigal sons and daughters who have sadly gone astray.

Video – Courage ’15 #8 – Fr McTeigue – Learn to Discern – CONF 282

Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Conferences #282 – ( 42min) >>> Play

Ave Maria!

Adult themes discussed.

Fr. Robert McTeigue, S.J. of Ave Maria University gives his talk at the 2015 Courage Conference at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL called “Learn to Discern: Christian
Decision-Making with St. Ignatius”. He gives a crash course on Jesuit discernment which helps us in finding the will of God, obtaining the grace to do His will and then actually doing it. He does this by focusing on the practice of the “examen” which he calls a radical remedy against the modern culture of distraction, addiction and denial. Listen as Father explains with wit and wisdom this tried and true, systematic means to develop a profound spiritual life and prepare ourselves for heaven.

Courage is a Roman Catholic Apostolate to those who experience same sex attraction, providing them moral and community support to help them live according to the teachings of the Church. Most of the content of these excellent talks is fully applicable to people of any orientation, worthwhile to all. http://couragerc.org/

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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 – Courage ’15 #7 – Bp Seitz – Happiness by Embracing the Cross – CONF 281

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Conferences #281 – ( 43min) >>> Play

Ave Maria!

Adult themes discussed.

Most Rev. Mark Seitz, Bishop of El Paso, gives his talk, “Surprised by Joy: Finding True Happiness by Embracing the Cross” at the 2015 Courage Conference at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Il. He gives many quotes from St. Paul and others on the happiness we will have if we embrace our crosses knowing that Jesus, our creator, also embraced His cross for us. Not only will this timeless wisdom help us get through suffering much more effectively than modern platitudes, it will also help us to live with integrity and prepare us for eternal happiness with Our Lord in heaven.

Courage is a Roman Catholic Apostolate to those who experience same sex attraction, providing them moral and community support to help them live according to the teachings of the Church. Most of the content of these excellent talks is fully applicable to people of any orientation, worthwhile to all. http://couragerc.org/

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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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Aug 27 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Monica

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Homily #150827 ( 05min) Play – Today we celebrate the memorial of St. Monica, model of a virtuous woman and powerful intercessor for those who have children who have fallen away from the faith.
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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Aug 26 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Diligence in Work

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Homily #150826l ( 06min) Play – Fr. Jacinto on the first reading where St. Paul exhorts the Thessalonians to not neglect work. Father connects this to the writings of Pope St.John Paul II and St Jose Maria Escriva that we can become holy through work and set a good example to non-Christians.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 21st Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1th 2:9-13
Resp: psa 139:7-8, 9-10, 11-12
Gsp: mat 23:27-32

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Aug 26 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: 7 Joys of Our Lady

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Homily #150826 ( 02min) Play – Our Lady found all Her joy in God, Her Savior and Son.  We should do the same.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Seven Joys of the BVM – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: son 2:1-14
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

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Aug 23 – Homily – Fr Andre: Virgin Made Church

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Homily #150823a ( 07min) Play – This is a reflection given by Fr. Andre M. Feain on the readings for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, August 23rd 2015.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jos 24:1-2, 15-17, 18
Resp: psa 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21, 22-23
2nd: eph 5:21-32
Gsp: joh 6:60-69

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Aug 25 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: On Mint, Dill and Cummin

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Homily #150825l ( 04min) Play – Fr. Jacinto expounds on the need to fulfill the importance things in our relationship with the Lord, loving Him and loving our neighbor, and that this is consistent with the obeying the Ten Commandments and other smaller requirements of religion.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Louis – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 2:1-8
Resp: psa 139:1-3, 4-5
Gsp: mat 23:23-26

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