Category: Our Lady

The Silent Woman

It is good to wait with silence for the salvation of God (Lam. 3:26). We’ve considered the Marian character of our present liturgical season in Maria’s Advent. Now I would like to reflect on one particular facet of Mary’s own … Continue reading

Maria’s Advent

There is a distinctive Marian character to Advent. The stational church for the First Sunday of Advent is Rome’s (and Christendom’s) principal Marian shrine, Santa Maria Maggiore. In the Litany of Loreto, Our Lady is called the “Morning Star,”after that … Continue reading