Tag: St. John Damascene

On the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

If the Assumption was only declared a dogma of the Church in the last century, is there any proof it was celebrated in the early Church? Read this excerpt from an early 8th-century homily preached on the occasion of this glorious feast.

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Mary, Teach Us How to Pray

What does Our Blessed Mother Mary teach us to pray? Find out when Dr. Peter Howard reflects on how we can learn from her instruction.

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The Divine Essence

The Divine Essence   Presence of God – O my God, purify and enlighten my mind so that I shall be able to contemplate You.

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