Mary’s lesser-known title, Mother of Hope, is vital for current times. This article emphasizes that before we pray for peace, we should pray for hope, which aids us during hardships. The story of the Wedding at Cana is highlighted as an example of Mary’s role as a figure of hope. She intercedes for us, brings hope when all seems lost, and encourages trust in Jesus. Despite perceived hopelessness, Mary reminds us to persist in hope.
It seems all we talk about these days is freedom. But, being free on the outside isn’t the same as being free on the inside. Explore the difference between exterior and interior freedom.
With the darkness of Christian persecution surrounding us, we need Our Lady of Ransom now more than ever! She ransomed the Christians in the 13th century; she can and will ransom us now if we turn to her in humility, sincerity, and fervency.
What do you do when someone hits you with hateful comments or false accusations? When they make you so mad that you want to hit back? You hit back hard with the most powerful weapon you have – the Rosary. Learn five steps for dealing with volatile situations.
This is the time to crown our Blessed Mother, not just on the feast of her Queenship (August 22), but every day, and even several times a day. Crowning her Queen of our heart, Queen of the world will make a statement about who we stand for and with and reclaim ourselves for Christ the King and his Queen Mother, Mary.
In the past several weeks, there have been 50 recorded incidents of churches, parishes, and religious statues being destroyed in the United States and Canada. That list continues to grow. This is a cause for great concern, but not for hopelessness. Buildings, parishes and statues are structures that can be defaced and destroyed, but our faith cannot – as long as we cling to Christ and his Mother.