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Magnificat (with Wexford Carol)

The song/video "Magnificat (with Wexford Carol)," by Keith & Kristyn Getty,” available on YouTube (4:53) with lyrics, is a song based on the Magnificat. It is best used on day 2.

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Magnificat—Mary’s Song

The song/video "Magnificat—Mary’s Song," composed by Todd Agnew & performed by Christy Nockels, available on YouTube (5:08) with lyrics, is the Magnificat in contemporary language illustrated with scenes from nature. It is best used on day 2.

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Magnificat

The song/video "Magnificat," by John Michael Talbot, available on YouTube (5:53), includes a slideshow of Marian art. It is best used on day 2.

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Mary of Nazareth

On this handout, students read Bible passages to answer clues about the life of Mary.

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The Incarnation

This PowerPoint accompanies Unit 3, Chapter 6, by discussing the Incarnation, which brought about the full connection of humanity and divinity.

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Mary, Our Mother

This PowerPoint looks at the faith and love of Mary, our mother.

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Handout: Psalm 23

An adaptation of Psalm 23 to be used in prayer or reflection

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Planning a Marian Prayer Service

Steps for planning a Marian prayer service.

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Private Revelation

A reading taken from the Vatican document "The Message of Fatima", published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The author is Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict XVI.

Mary, Mother of God (1st century)

Catholics have a special devotion to Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ. We do not worship her or pray to her as God, as some people mistakenly believe. But we do honor her as the mother of God, and at ...

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Mary, Queen of Peace

A list of several questions regarding the Blessed Virgin Mary that can be used as writing or reflection prompts.

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Did You Know? Fatima (Feast Day: May 13)

A clip summarizing the events surrounding Our Lady of Fatima.

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Did You Know? Saint Bernadette (Feast Day: April 16)

A clip summarizing the life of Saint Bernadette.

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Mysteries of the Church: MARIAN APPARITIONS

An overview of the many Marian apparitions and their significance.

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Fr. Barron visits Lourdes: Mary, the Immaculate Conception

A short clip of Father Barron's visit to and teaching on Lourdes.

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Mary of Nazareth

This article is from the Living in Christ Series. It offers a great introduction and overview of Mary through scripture and tradition, including Marian liturgical feasts and theological teachings and doctrines.

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The Rosary: A Prayer for All Time

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers a great introduction to several aspects of the Rosary.

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The Litany of Loreto

This handout is part of the Living in Christ Series. The Litany of Loreto, which is a devotional prayer through the intercession of Mary.

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Getting to Know Mary

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students must find various scripture passages regarding Mary and reflect on questions about her life and personality.

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The Saints and Mary

Student handout: Activity for chapter 21, answer questions

Article

Surprised by the Joyful Mysteries: They Taught Me to Say Yes

For years I fingered my rosary at night when I couldn't sleep, repeating my childhood prayers without thinking much about their meaning. I wasn't even fully aware of the "mysteries" I was supposed to be meditating on; I just wanted ...

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Our Lady of Guadalupe: Icon of Justice

"Commitment to human life and dignity, to human rights and solidarity"; these are elements of what is commonly understood as social justice. In the Church today we have numerous "icons" we can look to in order to guide us in ...

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Assumption of Mary - Mary as a Disciple

Begin an exploration of Mary as the first disciple by explaining the word disciple, which means "follower, or one who believes in the teachings of a leader."   Invite the students to examine the ways that Mary was a disciple ...

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Month of the Rosary: Our Lady of Perpetual Help

One of the most enduring Marian images is that of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. This familiar painting appears to be a single frame taken from a larger action. The image has the child Jesus in the arms of Mary; ...