Number of articles: 38

Saint Josemaria and the Role of Saint Joseph in Christian Life

An article that will appear in the forthcoming issue of "Romana" (no. 59), written by Fr. Lucas Mateo-Seco shortly before his death in February 2014. The feast of Saint Joseph is celebrated in the Church on March 19.

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Life of Mary (VI): Visitation to Saint Elizabeth

The final day in May is the feast of our Lady's visit to her cousin Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist.

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Life of Mary (XIII): The Nazareth Years

The thirteenth chapter in the Life of Mary looks at the many years spent by the Holy Family in Nazareth, years marked by daily work, prayer and joyful family life.

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Life of Mary (XI): Return to Nazareth

"In this Family, love for God and neighbor centered on loving attention to Jesus, the Father’s eternal Word, who learned how to talk with human words and to love with the heart of a man."

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Life of Mary (X): Flight into Egypt

"They were months of quiet work and hardship, spent with nostalgia for their homeland, but also with the joy of seeing Jesus growing up healthy and strong, far from the danger they had left behind."

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Life of Mary (VII): Birth of Christ

"The eternal Son of God comes into the world in a place meant for animals. And his Mother has to offer him, as his first crib, a narrow manger."

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Life of Mary (V): The Annunciation

The fifth reflection on our Lady’s life. St. Gabriel informs Mary of the divine way in which motherhood and virginity will unite in her womb.

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Life of Mary (IV): Betrothal to Joseph

With the union of Mary and Joseph, mankind’s history is approaching its culminating moment. The scene of their marriage is the fourth installment in the series on the Life of Mary.

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