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Visitation

The angel Gabriel, in the mystery of the Annunciation, informed the Mother of God that her cousin Elizabeth had miraculously conceived, and was then pregnant with a son who was to be the precursor of the Messiah. “Mary therefore arose,” … Continue reading

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The Perfect Servant of the Blessed Sacrament

“Behold the handmaid of the Lord!” exclaimed the Blessed Virgin [Luke 1:38], and Her whole life was passed serving Him in the most perfect manner. She is the model, royal and divine, of our Eucharistic service. The spirit of a … Continue reading

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Mary’s Life of Union With Jesus

He who loves truly, thinks, desires, acts, rejoices, or sorrows in the person loved, his natural centre of life. Indeed, Jesus has said: “Where your treasure is, there is your Heart” [Matt 6:21]. And to His Apostles: “Remain in Me, … Continue reading

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The Eucharist: Centre of Mary’s Life

Loves desires a life in common with the Beloved. At Bethlehem and at Nazareth, Mary had lived the poor and hidden life of Jesus; in Egypt, She shared His persecuted life; through the little villages of Judea, She led His … Continue reading

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The Divine Spouse

In Her adoration, Mary aimed at honoring all the conditions of Jesus, at exalting Him under titles most dear to Him, and which establish most perfectly His empire over men’s hearts. She adored Jesus under His title of Spouse of … Continue reading

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Mary’s Apostolate – Part 2 of 2

The mission and duties of the priest and those of Mary, in regard to the Eucharist and to souls, are the same. That of the priest is one of adoration and of the apostolate. The priest is, first of all, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Apostolate – Part 1 of 2

The soul that lives on the Eucharist ought to occupy itself with all the interests of the Adorable Sacrament. Now, the first, the dearest to Jesus, is the priesthood. By priests, the Blessed Sacrament is given to us. By them, … Continue reading

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