Category Archives: Mariology

The Immaculate Conception and the “foreseen” merits of Jesus Christ

Did the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary occur by virtue of the foreseen merits of Jesus Christ? No, not really. Many authors make this type of assertion. But the actual text of the dogma says “in view of … Continue reading

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Common Errors on the Immaculate Conception

The magisterial teaching on the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a dogma. It is an infallible teaching under Papal Infallibility and under the ordinary and universal Magisterium. All infallible magisterial teachings are required beliefs, under pain of … Continue reading

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Immaculate Virgin Conception of Mary

From the first moment of her existence, the Virgin Mary was preserved free from all sin and all tendency towards sin. Yet, the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary was miraculous, not only in that she was preserved free from … Continue reading

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Time, Eternity, Heaven, and God

God is Eternity Everything that God is/does is One Divine Eternal Act. God is Timeless and Placeless. God is everywhere at once and He is beyond Place. God is everywhen at once and He is beyond Time. God is within … Continue reading

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The virgin births of Jesus and Mary

Excerpted from my booklet: The Virginity of Jesus and Mary Some persons claim that the Birth of Christ took place mostly in the usual way, but with a miracle merely to preserve the physical sign of virginity.[1] On the contrary, … Continue reading

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Did Joseph and Mary have a valid Sacrament of Marriage?

There are two types of marriage: 1. natural marriage 2. the Sacrament of Marriage We might further divide natural marriages into those that take place between unbaptized human persons in general, and those that occur between Jews. For the natural … Continue reading

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The death of the Virgin Mary

The non-infallible ordinary Magisterium teaches that Mary died and was resurrected from the dead, prior to her Assumption. The infallible sacred Magisterium teaches that Mary was assumed into Heaven, with body and soul united (alive). 1. infallible teachings require the … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Conception and the body of Mary

By her Immaculate Conception, the Blessed Virgin Mary was preserved from all effects of original sin, in body as well as in soul. So not only was she filled with grace from conception, but her body was also preserved from … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Errors on the Immaculate Conception

I’ve written on this subject before, but the article on the Immaculate Conception at Wikipedia keeps changing. And a review of these errors will help clarify the dogma of the Immaculate Conception. One of the general problems with Wikipedia, is … Continue reading

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Are we required by faith to believe that Adam and Eve were two real historical persons?

Yes. To say that Adam and Eve never existed, to say that the human race did not begin with one man and one woman, implies a denial of a number of dogmas. The claim that Adam and Eve never existed, … Continue reading

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The miraculous virgin birth of the Virgin Mary

From the visions of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich: Several days previously, Anne informed Joachim that the time of her delivery was at hand. She sent messengers to her sister Maraha, at Sephoris, also to the widow Enue, Elizabeth’s sister, in … Continue reading

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Mary is not the Mediatrix of All graces

The Virgin Mary is Mediatrix of Grace. Pope Pius XI even calls her “Mediatrix of all graces.” However, this phrasing is inexact. The Pope was not referring to all graces without exception, but to all graces to us, to fallen … Continue reading

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