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Mary, May, Mothers, and Flowers

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 25, 2018

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Well, spring is officially here! Despite the recent snow and cold weather, a few daffodils bravely appeared in front of my house. Did you know that a daffodil is called Mary’s star? In doing research for my book “The Catholic Companion to Mary,” I discovered that more than 700 flowers and plants have been named […]

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Roses, Mystical Rose, Rosary

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on October 4, 2017

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My mother was very proud of her roses. She knew them by name: the American Beauty rose, the John F. Kennedy rose, and so on. When roses were in season, her kitchen table was never without at least one gorgeous rose from her garden gracing it. Roses are the most popular flower. We present them […]

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