This couplet was inspired by icons of the Theotokos of the Unburnt Bush and medieval titles of the Immaculate Virgin Mary as a pure fountain or wellspring.… Read the rest
Thursday After Epiphany
1 John 4:19—5:4; Luke 4:14-22a
“…whoever is begotten by God conquers the world.”1 John 5:4
The origin of the Son and all persons begotten by the Father in the Son transcends the world, time, history, politics, sociology, psychology, beginnings and ends.… Read the rest
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
“Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.“John 14:9
Jesus’ response to Philip’s request at the Last Supper, “Show us the Father,” is packed with infinite mystery and depth.… Read the rest
Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Happy Birthday, Mother Mary!
Happy Birthday, Mother Earth!
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In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters.