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Browsing Archive: February, 2013

Saint Malachy: Will the next pope be the last pope?

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, February 25, 2013, In : Our Lady's Promise 
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - St. Malachy, an Archbishop of Armagh lived between 1094 and 1148. St. Malachy is said to have travelled to Rome in 1139, where he reportedly experienced a vision of future popes, writing down a series of 112 cryptic phrases that described each one in turn.

Leading contender for the papacy, Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, is being lined to Malachy's final prediction of  "Petrus Romanus," who will be the 112th and final pope after whom it is stated th...
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Some Reasons to Honor the Blessed Virgin Mary

Posted by Site Webmaster on Sunday, February 24, 2013, In : Our Lady's Promise 

There are countless reasons to honor the Mother of our Lord and our blessed Mother. For example:

  • The Archangel Gabriel honored Mary.

  • St. Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, honored Mary.

  • Of all the people ever created, God choose Mary to bear His Son.

  • Thanks to Mary's fiat, ...

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Some Thoughts on the Blessed Virgin Mary

Posted by Site Webmaster on Sunday, February 24, 2013, In : Our Lady's Promise 

The humble Virgin is so important to our salvation, yet many events of her life can easily pass by unnoticed as we concentrate solely on the words of Sacred Scripture. In some instances, Mary seems to be in the background in the Bible, while in other cases, she is right in the foreground (e.g. the Annunciation, the Birth of the Lord, the Wedding at Cana, etc.). There are many elements / events in Mary's life that are either briefly mentioned or no...

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Two Kinds of People

Posted by Site Webmaster on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, In : Our Lady's Promise 

Abraham teaches us that there really are two kinds of people from God's perspective: the faithful and the futile.

At a Glance

Pundits in all times and circumstances have occasionally suggested that "There are two kinds of people ...," a statement which is then followed by a pithy description of the human race that divides everyone into two categories. In the Genesis text, it would seem that Scripture is, in this story at least, also suggesting that there are t...
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Carriers for Christ

Posted by Site Webmaster on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, In : Our Lady's Promise 
Physicians recognize that certain people are “carriers.” A carrier is one who carries a disease which may not be evident to him but which may become active in anyone he contacts.

In the spiritual world there are two types of carriers: Those who infect anyone with whom they come in contact by their words and actions are one type.

But there are also the positive carriers. They inspire all whom they contact and leave them in better spiritual health. They are literally “the light of the w...

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