And, for Saturday, another meditation on Our Lady.
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As the Mother of God, Our Lady is called blessed by all ages.
For Saturday, Our Lady's day, another reflection from Newman
For Our Lady's day, another meditation from Newman, this time on how she is the 'mirror of justice'.
Our Lady is the pattern for us.
This is my favourite of all Newman's meditations on Our Lady - just perfect.
Even as an Anglican, Newman had a great devotion to Our Lady, as this extract from an early sermon shows.
The doctrine that Our Lady is 'Theotokos' is a safeguard against deadly heresy.
Our Lady is the consolation of the afflicted.
For Saturday, an instructive comment from Newman.
This sermon, from Newman's Anglican days, is one of my favourites, but you might note that at this stage Newman did not believe in the Immaculate Conception.
Our Lady is the pattern of Christian obedience - but that asks of us, as it did of her, and exercise of the mind - as she pondered on these things, so should we.
Our Lady is to be ever-praised, and Newman is a rich source from which we can find words worthy of her.
For the second Saturday in Advent, a reflection on OUr Lady.
Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception, which gives us an opportunity for another of Newman's meditations on our Lady.
For Saturday, a poem for Our Lady's month.
Here Newman notes the antiquity of the devotion shown by Christians to Our Blessed Lady.
Our Lady, being without sin, need have made no offering, but did so - here Newman explains why.
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.