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Catholic Word of the Day: ANNA, 05-22-12 ^ | 05-22-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 05/22/2012 8:30:30 AM PDT by Salvation

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This woman was a prophetess who spent all her time, day and night, in the Temple. She was present when Jesus was brought to the Temple by his parents in accordance with the Law of Moses. She "began to praise God" on seeing him, "and she spoke of the child to all who looked forward to the deli-verance of Jerusalem" (Luke 2:36-38).

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TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: catholic; evangelization; presentation
A model of evangelization.
1 posted on 05/22/2012 8:30:42 AM PDT by Salvation
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Santa Maria Maggiore


Eugenic Sterilization

Via Dolorosa

Seven Dolors


Western Schism

Sick Call

Plain Chant

Palm Sunday

Malabar Rites



Diocesan Chancery


Book of Common Prayer

Bridal Veil


Conflict of Rights and Duties



Psychophysical Parallelism

Eucharisticum Mysterium






Material Co-operation


Blood of St. Januarius



Days of Abstinence

Holy Communion

Dream Interpretation







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2 posted on 05/22/2012 8:34:04 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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She should be if not now the patron Saint of nuns.

3 posted on 05/22/2012 12:10:28 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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Holy Prophetess Anna is not to be confused with Saint Anna, the mother of the Virgin.

4 posted on 05/22/2012 4:56:25 PM PDT by annalex (
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