The Ark, Lost and Found

Mary, as the new ark of the covenant, is my favorite Old Testament type ~ designed and built for beauty inside and outside, dwelled over by God’s Shekinah glory, bearing within the visible law, manna, and priestly prop, treated with the utmost respect and joy. … Continue readingThe Ark, Lost and Found

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The Paradox of Motherhood

The Feast of the Solemnity of the Blessed Mother, a Holy Day of Obligation, is celebrated on January 1.  At Mass that morning, I contemplated Mary’s motherhood, as well as my own.  I have gotten into the habit of asking the Blessed Mother to wrap … Continue readingThe Paradox of Motherhood

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