Author Archives: Grace Marie

Entertaining Angels

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:2 What does it mean to entertain angels? Despite the title of this post, I cannot guarantee a satisfactory … Continue reading

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Rome: Pilgrimage Update!

I wrote this last night, but wifi would not permit me to post it. So, here it is this morning: “Today marks one full week of being in Rome. I could not be more grateful for the time I have … Continue reading

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Update from Rome!

I am rushing out the door to catch a cab, but I wanted to first provide an update from Rome. The past 4 days here have been beyond words. Rome is captivating. I have been to Saint Peter’s tomb beneath … Continue reading

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The Sculptor and the Boy

“For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope” (Jeremiah 29:11). In a few moments I will land in Rome and begin … Continue reading

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Going to ROME!

Roman Catholic Reflections is excited to announce that it will be going on pilgrimage to Rome! First of all, please know that you and your intentions will be remembered at Masses, before the relics of countless saints, and in daily … Continue reading

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“Mary, O Mary,” by Grace Marie

Happy Feast (at least it would be if today was not Sunday) of Saint Mary Magdalene! via “Mary, O Mary,” by Grace Marie

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I, Peter

    I, Peter I, Peter, sat in stillness In hushed silence profound. Twas but nine days since last my Savior Did tread this passing ground. With me united beloved John, Simon, courageous zealot True Israel’s son Nathaniel, And Matthias, … Continue reading

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The Kidron Valley

“Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death” The Kidron Valley is mentioned by name only eleven times in the entirety of Sacred Scripture. Nevertheless, the Kidron has an association with several of the most important … Continue reading

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At The Sea’s Furthest End

  At the Sea’s Furthest End No man saw your footprints, Lord, As your mighty Wind did cry. It breathed over unknown waters, Rushing beneath the domeless sky.   No man saw your hand, Lord, As you blest the deep, … Continue reading

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“Mary, O Mary,” by Grace Marie

Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington Mary, O Mary   “Mary, O Mary, Why are you weeping? What cause, O Magdalene, These tears? Do you forget The signs and wonders He did for you Throughout the years? … Continue reading

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