Sermons on “Virgin Mary”

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Our Heavenly Mother is Mary

Father Jeremy Miller: As she gave birth to Christ, she gave birth to all of us in Christ.

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Embracing the Holy Interruptions

Father Jeremy Miller: All the elements of the Christmas Story interrupted the routine and what these figures thought their life was going to look like. And yet because so many of them embraced that holy interruption, we have the great story of Christmas.

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Immaculate Conception: The New Eve

Father Jeremy Miller: Eve’s disobedience became the cause of death for herself and the whole human race, so also Mary’s obedience became the cause of salvation for herself and the whole human race.

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Assumption of Mary: The Dignity of the Body

Father Jeremy Miller: Today’s feast is a wonderful example of the dignity of the body. This feast is also an opportunity to reflect on the great gift of our bodies, which the Lord wishes to redeem in this life and more completely in the life to come.

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Stories of Shared Humanity

Father Philip Smith: And yet as we come here today with Mary, we turn our gaze to that child in a manger in Bethlehem, that child that shows us the beauty and dignity of our shared humanity, the child who can change our stories of war into stories of peace.

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Christmas: Mary and Joseph’s Crazy and Wild Journey

Father Philip Smith: It was a journey which nothing went the way they would have planned or desired. And yet, as we all know, the Christmas story is really a story of hope, joy and peace.

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Rushing to Bring Joy to the World

Father Philip Smith: Many of us will have lots to do this week, but it’s important that we follow Mary’s example and keep an eye out for other people who may be in need and rush to help them when we are able.

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Immaculate Conception: The Yes of Mary

Monsignor Michael Billian: Now Mary said yes to the Lord without even knowing exactly what she was saying yes to. She wasn’t sure about what was going to happen.

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