Category Archives: Mary

Yes, January 1st is a Holy Day of Obligation

Madonna of the Streets by Roberto Ferruzzi On January 1st, we, the Catholic Church, celebrate the Solemnity of the Holy Mother of God.  Why does this declaration make so many so uncomfortable?  Mary is the mother of Jesus.  We have … Continue reading

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What Catholics Believe: The Blessed Virgin Mary

On Catholic Debate Forum some time ago, a woman who seems to be wavering between her Protestant beliefs and the Catholic Church she says she grew up around, made a passing comment about how wonderful it is to be able … Continue reading

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What Catholics Believe: The Immaculate Conception

The Immaculate Conception [Francisco Pacheco] “We declare, pronounce, and define that the doctrine which holds that the most Blessed Virgin Mary, in the first instance of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege granted by Almighty God, in view … Continue reading

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Conversation with a Non-Catholic

Questioner:  You know, when you pray to Mary you are introducing a mediator between God and man and that goes against God  because He said that “there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ … Continue reading

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An Example For All

Regarding the “witness” Catholics give to Muslims…  Roman Catholics continue to give bad witness to Muslims Pope Benedict XVI praying to a statue of Mary.  Even though Roman Catholics say, “we are not worshipping Mary, we are not giving her … Continue reading

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Mary’s Perpetual Virginity

Last week we looked at the reasons why the supposed evidence that Mary had other children after Jesus is, in the end, not very strong evidence at all. So now let’s look at some Biblical basis’ for Mary’s perpetual virginity. … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Have Brothers?

In St Paul’s letter to the Galatians we find Paul mentions that Jesus had a brother by the name of James.  Does this mean that Jesus’ mother did not remain a virgin after His birth, did Jesus have blood-related siblings?  … Continue reading

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