Day NINE Mary, sister in the Christian community Listening to the Word: With Mary, the Mother of Jesus (Acts 1:12-14) Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day's journey away; and when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot and Judas the son ...
Isiidore Bakanja worked as an assistant mason for white colonists in what was then the Belgian Congo and later known as Zaire.
Titus Brandsma, Dutch priest, educator, journalist and modern mystic, has much to say to Twenty-first Century Christians.
The names of the parents of Mary are known from the apocryphal “Proto-Gospel of James” (2nd century).
Mary, mother at the foot of the cross
Mary, listening virgin
Mary, untiring seeker of God
Mary, Lady of the offering
Mary, contemplative woman
Mary, the mother who clothes us with the Scapular