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"Inspectio Cordis": Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 10

A weekly web series by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, introduces us to the meditations for this Sunday's Mass by the Marian Founder. The goal is to allow Jesus to gaze into your heart and teach you self-examination, leading you to a more fruitful reception of Holy Communion at Sunday Mass, where there is a true encounter of our hearts with His Sacred Heart – especially fitting during this period of National Eucharistic Revival.

'Labor without stopping': St. John of God

Saint John of God, whose feast we celebrate on March 8, spent his life caring for the sick, poor, and unwanted. His motto was: "Labor without stopping. Do all the good works you can while you still have the time."

Two Young Mothers, Lowly and Lifted Up

In this age of the persecution of Christians, Perpetua and Felicity seem more relevant than ever. The two women, whom we commemorate on March 7, were martyred for their Christian faith by the Roman Empire and have been venerated as saints ever since.

Jesus was a fan of St. Thomas Aquinas

March 7, 2024, is the 750th anniversary of the death of St. Thomas Aquinas, one of the greatest minds and mystics in Catholic history. Our Lord Himself was a fan of his writing!

North American Sanctity: Blessed Maria Concepción Cabrera Arias de Armida

“It is of vital urgency to have a clear awareness of what the Cross of Christ means, of what it accomplishes in the mystery of the person," wrote Blessed Maria Concepción Cabrera Arias de Armida (feast day March 3), the first Mexican laywoman, wife, and mother to be beatified in the Catholic Church. 

"Inspectio Cordis": Third Sunday of Lent, March 3

A weekly web series by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, introduces us to the meditations for this Sunday's Mass by the Marian Founder. The goal is to allow Jesus to gaze into your heart and teach you self-examination, leading you to a more fruitful reception of Holy Communion at Sunday Mass, where there is a true encounter of our hearts with His Sacred Heart – especially fitting during this period of National Eucharistic Revival.

'A Doctor of Peace': St. Gregory of Narek

Saint Gregory of Narek (feast day: Feb. 27) sought to identify with sinners in every age, and fervently interceded for us, trusting in God’s gracious mercy. Said Pope Francis, “He became ‘the intercessor of the whole world.’”

The War in Ukraine, Two Years Later

Two years ago, on Feb. 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. The war drags on, and ordinary folks continue to suffer. But the prayers and financial support of Marian Helpers have given hope to those caught in the crossfire.

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