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Mary: a stumbling block for some

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Deacon Robert Banet

To hear you Catholics talk, you’d think Mary was the fourth person of the Trinity.

Oh come on John, I thought you knew me better than that.

All those dead days you have,  all those processions, those prayers and litanies,  all those Hail Mary’s.  Jesus is the […]

She’s the Mother of God – Scripture says so

First Sunday of Advent Deacon Robert Banet

Mother of Jesus?

Look, I’ll grant you Mary was the mother of Jesus but I can’t go with mother of God. That makes her greater than God.

I thought Wes settled that, Martin.

Well, I’ve been talking to my minister and he says that’s a purely Catholic belief.

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The Great Stumbling Block

14th Tuesday in Ordinary Time Deacon Robert Banet

Well, Oscar, what did your minister say when you told him about the Bible calling Mary the Mother of God?

He said he’d have to think about it.

Tell him there’s more for him to think about.

Oh?

Tell him about Mary’ assumption.

Her assumption? Don’ tell […]