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Phrases and Shapes in Two Languages: Hail Mary, Ave Maria

The other night, I got to praying/playing around with the Hail Mary in both English and Latin, and found some interesting differences in shape. Here’s the traditional text, as every English-speaking Catholic child learns it: Hail Mary, full of grace, … Continue reading

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

As a Roman Catholic feminist who was named after Our Lady of Victories, my relationship with Mary has been complex. Traditional Mariology never “took” for me: as a good Vatican II Catholic, the extreme veneration of Mary as “co-redemptrix” that … Continue reading

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