Assumption

In Honor of the Assumption of Mary

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 16, 2017

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Because this week we celebrate Mary’s Assumption into heaven, I thought it fitting that this blog be the introduction from my book The Catholic Companion to Mary. Hope you enjoy it! . . . In Amy Tan’s novel The Joy Luck Club, four young women, who are estranged from their mothers to varying degrees, come […]

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Mary’s Visitation in Honor of the Assumption

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 20, 2014

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On the feast of the Assumption, the Gospel was the Visitation. I thought it fitting to share the reflection I wrote for our SND Associates this year: Imagine suddenly becoming pregnant with the Messiah, the Savior of the World. What would you do afterwards? Any ordinary woman would probably seal herself in the house, taking […]

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The Assumption: Mary’s Crossing Over

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 14, 2013

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In honor of the Assumption, here are excerpts about this mystery from my book The Catholic Companion of Mary. “Regardless of how long Mary lived after Jesus’ death, surely she missed her son and husband and yearned to be reunited with them. Did Mary die? Most theologians think that Mary underwent death—just as her son […]

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