For Our Lady's day, another meditation from Newman, this time on how she is the 'mirror of justice'.
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Our Lady is the pattern for us.
Our Lady is the consolation of the afflicted.
For Saturday, an instructive comment from Newman.
At the heart of prayer is an acceptance of God's will - here Michael Ramsey shows how we can read this from the story of the Transfiguration.
This meditation is one of my favourites.
Our Lady is to be ever-praised, and Newman is a rich source from which we can find words worthy of her.
Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception, which gives us an opportunity for another of Newman's meditations on our Lady.
Here Newman notes the antiquity of the devotion shown by Christians to Our Blessed Lady.
Just as Christ is the second Adam, so is Our Lady the second Eve.
From the beginning the Church has understood that Our Lady is the Mother of God because Jesus is God.
To all who receive him, Jesus gives grace to become sons by adoption.
That Our Lady is Mother of Our Saviour influences how the Church and the faithful talk about her.
Why men and women do not see what is before them.
Our hope lies in God, who created us for a purpose.
Habitually, we do not think enough about Jesus - here, Newman reminds us of the great gains to be had from meditating on Our Lord.
As always for Saturday, Our Lady's day, a meditation from Newman.
In this meditation on those who reject Christ, Newman invites us to consider England and to pray for its conversion.
The Mass is the summit of our worship.
To accompany our throughts when praying the Sorrowful Mysteries - and a suitable end to these devotions.