Taking Ownership of the Magnificat

Those of us who pray Morning and Evening Prayers are familiar with the Gospel Canticles of Zechariah and the Blessed Virgin Mary. As Vespers nears it’s closure, we recite the beautiful Magnificat from the Gospel of Luke, which is the prayer Mary says in response to her cousin Elizabeth’s greeting. For a long time now,…

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On Mary: Communion of the Saints

Last Sunday, I read a weekly feature from Billy Graham, someone who I admire for his love of the Lord. I don’t expect his advice on the Christian faith to be Catholic, but I was still surprised at his answer to a person who asked him who in the Bible can we look to for…

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