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Rod of the Root of Jesse

Saint Ambrose (339-397), Bishop of Milan, concurs with this image, writing: “The root is the household of the Jews, the rod is Mary, the Flower of Mary is Christ. She is rightly called a rod, for she is of royal … Continue reading

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Mary has chosen the good part

If any one loves Jesus, and attends to Him in earnest, and not in a casual way, but in love abides by Him, God is already devising to make some return to that soul for its love, Continue reading

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How can this be?

‘How shall this be, since I know not a man?’ meant that she had the intention, though betrothed, of remaining a virgin. Continue reading

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