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Mary in the News: Sept. 15, 2020

By Michael Duricy

Marian Library and International Marian Research Institute Features


On September 2, 2020, Sister Celia Chua, M.I.C., Adjunct Faculty member at IMRI, had a zoom interview with Salt and Light Media (Canadian Catholic TV) about the who, what, and why of the Canadian Mariological Society (SOCAMA) and their plans during this confinement.  It was televised on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 20h. Montreal time.

SOCAMA will collaborate by giving Salt and Light short Marian sessions (perhaps monthly and especially before any important Marian feast days).  These televised programs will enable viewers to know, loved and serve Mary better.  Stay tuned for more details.

N.B. The Canadian Mariological Society will hold its annual Marian Congress at the National Shrine of Notre Dame Du Cap in Canada on Saturday, October 20, 2020.

Information on the Marian Congress

Official Website of the Canadian Mariological Society

Salt and Light Media

Mary in Media: Books, Films, Music, etc.

New Documentary Film About Father Patrick, Peyton, C.S.C. Released by Family Theater

Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton will be in theaters starting October 9, 2020. The inspiring true story of a poor Irish immigrant who set sail for America in 1928 with dreams of becoming a millionaire but, with the help of the most iconic celebrities of Hollywood, ends up spending his life championing the message: "The family that prays together stays together."

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Marian Events

Title: Symposium to honor Cardinal Leo Scheffczyk's 100th Birthday

Theme: Carolingian Mariology

Date: September 14-18, 2020

Location: Lugano, Switzerland

MSA member, FatherEmery De Gaal, will attend a conference in September 2020 in Lugano, Switzerland, honoring the legacy of Leo Cardinal Scheffczyk (1920-2005), the premier German Mariologist between 1960 and 2005.  Father Emery will speak on his epochal treatment of Carolingian Mariology.

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Mary in the Catholic Press

'Let's Think of Our Lady of Sorrows and Thank Her for Accepting Being Mother,' Says Pope Francis (Zenit), April 3, 2020

According to Vatican News, Pope Francis stressed this during his private daily Mass at his residence, Casa Santa Marta, on the Passion Friday before Palm Sunday, where we remember Mary's pain.

The Holy Father dedicated the homily to the Virgin of Sorrows.

"Today," he said, "it will do us good to think of the sorrows of Our Lady and thank her for having accepted to be a Mother."

At the start of the Mass, while remembering all victims of coronavirus, the Holy Father prayed for those who carry great responsibilities even eventually in the aftermath of the epidemic, to help those who, resulting from this period have problems of poverty, work and hunger....

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Mary in the Secular Press

The director and editors of All About Mary under the auspices of the International Marian Research Institute do not necessarily endorse or agree with the events and ideas expressed in this feature.  Our sole purpose is to report on items about Mary gleaned from a myriad of papers representing the secular press.

'Bring Our Lady into the streets of America': Coast to coast rosary will be October 11, 2020 (LifeSite News) September 4, 2020

Once again, Catholic are urged to take their rosaries outside and join together in prayer for the good of the U.S. and the world.

Rosary Coast to Coast 2020 will take place on October 11, 2020, and organizers are encouraging participants to sign up and join rallies in public places all over the United States and in participating countries....

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‘Mary and Borders’: An Online Gallery of Artistic, Reflective, Spiritual Works

The cancellation of a Marian Library exhibit called Borderlands and the Blessed Virgin prompted students to curate their own multimedia gallery of original content − reflections, recipes, prayers, music, games and more − exploring the concept of border spaces.

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