Monthly Archives: November 2016

Five Faces of Mary – The Black Madonna by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.

Share the post “Five Faces of Mary – The Black Madonna by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Black Madonna The famous icon, which arrived in Czestochowa in 1382, has a long, important history in Polish piety. Of the thousand … Continue reading

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Five Faces of Mary – Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.

Share the post “Five Faces of Mary – Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal This 19th century statue of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal stands above the … Continue reading

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Five Faces of Mary – The Mother of God by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.

Share the post “Five Faces of Mary – The Mother of God by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Mother of God This high theological nativity scene, with its trinitarian motif, comes from an artist of the School of Bologna, … Continue reading

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Five Faces of Mary – The Listening Disciple by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.

Share the post “Five Faces of Mary – The Listening Disciple by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Listening Disciple Here I have chosen a 15th century icon from Moscow called “The Mother of God of Tenderness.” In this type … Continue reading

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Five Faces of Mary – Miriam of Nazareth by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.

Share the post “Five Faces of Mary – Miriam of Nazareth by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Miriam of Nazareth I have chosen to represent Miriam of Nazareth, the lovely “Virgin and Child” of Murillo (1617-1682). But beautiful as it … Continue reading

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Five Faces of Mary by Fr. Robert P. Maloney, C.M.

Share the post “Five Faces of Mary by Fr. Robert P. Maloney, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I found this interesting article on Mary on the Vincentian website, Vinformation:  Here’s a link to it: http://famvin.org/wiki/Five_Faces_of_Mary It was written by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M.  … Continue reading

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The Divine Liturgy by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “The Divine Liturgy by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint I can’t remember the exact occasion, but during a telecast of an important Mass (it might have been a Catholic Funeral Mass of an important person, or Papal event), a … Continue reading

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The Season of Advent

Share the post “The Season of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Season of Advent   The season of Advent is an important season in the Liturgical Calendar. The season of Advent encompasses the four weeks prior to Christmas. The word Advent derives … Continue reading

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Troubling Trends by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Troubling Trends by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint One of the most frightening things that we can think about is the fact of death. As Thomas More said to his accusers in the great film “A Man for All … Continue reading

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Letting Go by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Letting Go by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Judith Viorst, an eminent psychologist, wrote a key book called “Necessary Losses”. I read it many years ago and found that the message in it is key for understanding life, the … Continue reading

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