Mary & the Saints

WOJ The Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Year B

By CathFamily | August 6, 2021

 “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb”  (Luke 1:42)

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Mary Undoer of Knots

By CathFamily | September 15, 2020

I found the best helper in Mary Undoer of Knots. This is an image of Jesus’ mother surrounded by angels, all of whom are untying…

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Plant a Mary’s garden

By Francine Pirola | August 23, 2017

May is the month of Mary. Why not plant a Mary’s Garden this month, as a sign of devotion and to create a place of…

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Saint Francis

By Marilyn Rodrigues | July 15, 2017

From Party Boy To Radical Christ-Follower St Francis (born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone) was the popular son of a silk merchant who dreamed of…

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The Mother Who Loves Me Chaplet of Prayer

By CathFamily | May 22, 2017

The millions of pilgrims who travel to Medjugorje each year are a sign of the love that Mary has for all of her children. Mary is said…

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Who was St Valentine?

By Marilyn Rodrigues | January 23, 2017

St Valentine was a bishop in Rome who was imprisoned for performing marriages for Christian soldiers against the decree of the Roman Emperor, Claudius II.…

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Roses for Mother

By Kiara Pirola | April 11, 2016

These satin rose ribbons are fun for older children to make and look great on top of a beautifully wrapped gift or on the breakfast tray on Mother’s Day! Alternatively, string them together to make a special family rosary ribbon chain and save it for use on Marian feast days.

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2015 October

By Marilyn Rodrigues | October 1, 2015
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Motherhood: Living God’s Gift

By Marilyn Rodrigues | May 12, 2015

May is the month of  Mary and also celebrates Mother’s Day. In this edition we give tribute to mothers – both heavenly and earth-bound ones.…

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The Feminine Genius

By Karen Doyle | May 10, 2015

An invitation… I am a mother to three young children under the age of six. Prior to having children I thought I had it all worked…

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St Patrick’s Breastplate

By Kiara Pirola | March 16, 2015

St Patrick is one of the Church’s most well known saints and is practically synonymous with all things Irish. This saint is ultimately very mysterious,…

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Inspiring Saints

By Kiara Pirola | October 1, 2014

St Francis of Assisi | 4th October “Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” –…

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