Reclaiming Mary – Wedding at Cana

All Christians honor Mary as the Mother of God, (Theotokos – God-bearer.) She played a vital role in the incarnation of the God Man, Jesus. But the extent to which Roman Catholics are devoted to Mary goes further than most other Christian groups. It is unlikely you could find a Roman Catholic Church building without a statue that represents Mary in a pronounced or honorable place, with fresh flowers and perhaps even prayer candles situated…

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John 3:17 – December 22, 2018

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him. John 3:17 NABRE      John captures Jesus teaching with Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews, about eternal life, made available by the cross and into which believers are born by the Spirit’s actions. John now turns to the heart of the Gospel, the famous verse John 3:16 followed by the verse quoted above.…

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1 John 4:9 – December 21, 2018

In this way the love of God was revealed to us: God sent his only Son into the world so that we might have life through him. 1 John 4:9      In his first letter to the community he formed, John speaks of love. He calls us to love one another because love is from God and if we love we are from God and know God. God reveals love to us. By sending His only…

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John 1:2-3 – November 6, 2018

And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth. John 1:2-3 NABRE      John in the opening of his gospel has a beautiful poem. It speaks about the eternity of God, the Word’s participation in creating the world, the Word’s activity in the world and in Israel and then John addresses the incarnation of the Word.…

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