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Jan 1, 2020

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

In this Encountering the Word video, Jeff Cavins reflects upon this week’s Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, focusing on how Mary is not just Jesus’ mother but ours as well. Jeff encourages us to reach out to our mother in heaven, and to God our father. The Sunday Readings are:

First Reading: Numbers 6:22-27
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8
Second Reading: Galatians 4:4-7
Alleluia: Hebrews 1:1-2
Gospel: Luke 2:16-21


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Meet Jeff Cavins

Jeff Cavins is passionate about helping people understand Scripture and become disciples of Jesus Christ. Though he was born Catholic, Jeff went to Bible school and served as a protestant minister for twelve years before reverting to the Catholic Faith. Jeff then received his MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Since then, he has become a leading Catholic evangelist and author.

Jeff created The Bible Timeline learning system, which revolutionized Catholic Bible Study for millions of Catholics. Since its introduction, Jeff has developed The Great Adventure series of Bible studies to help people better understand Sacred Scripture and its meaning for their lives. 

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