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Korean War Photo (photo: uCatholic)

The Miraculous True Story of Saint Michael Saving a United States Marine in the Korean War - Billy Ryan, uCatholic+1

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast

Tiffany Rivers is Expecting Child No. 9: Married to That NFL quarterback – Terry Mattingly+3

How My Parents Raised 4 Adult Catholics Who Still Love Jesus & The Church – Christina Dehan Jaloway, The Evangelista+4

The Fatima Visionaries & the Eucharist – Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, Catholic Exchange+5

Messianic Prophesies: Ezekiel 44: 1-4 – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic

Light Amidst The Darkness – Charlie McKinney, Catholic Spiritual Direction

The Gothic Organ at Rysum – Christopher Holman, Vox Humana

Cardinal Slipyi on the Need for Beauty in the Liturgy – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement

Why Did 2nd Person of Trinity, Rather Than the Father/Holy Spirit, Become Incarnate? – Msgr. Charles Pope, Community in Mission

A New Catholic Hymnal from Corpus Christ Watershed – Fr. Christopher Smith, New Liturgical Movement

Gratitude Will Get You Even More Than You Thought – Paul E. Cator, Aleteia

St. Giuseppe Moscati: A Holy Doctor – Louis Merrie, Catholic Exchange

National Geographic’s New Photo Campaign Highlights People with Down Syndrome – Anna Malec, Aleteia

The Premonstratensian Libera me, Domine – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement

A Special Novena Prayer in Honor of Blessed Miguel Pro – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia

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Francisco de Zurbarán, “The Family of the Virgin,” ca. 1650

Why Do We Ask Mary to Pray for Us?

“After her Son’s Ascension, Mary ‘aided the beginnings of the Church by her prayers.’ In her association with the apostles and several women, ‘we also see Mary by her prayers imploring the gift of the Spirit, who had already overshadowed her in the Annunciation.’” (CCC 965)

Francisco de Zurbarán, “The Family of the Virgin,” ca. 1650

Why Do We Ask Mary to Pray for Us?

“After her Son’s Ascension, Mary ‘aided the beginnings of the Church by her prayers.’ In her association with the apostles and several women, ‘we also see Mary by her prayers imploring the gift of the Spirit, who had already overshadowed her in the Annunciation.’” (CCC 965)