Responding to the Word of Jesus Christ


Luke 11:27-28


From the “Navarre Bible” commentary,

We know that “The Tradition of the Church

Has always read these words as great praise for

The Blessed Virgin.”  She believed God’s word.


From the “Catechism of the Catho-

lic Church,” 149, we know that “Throughout

Her life and until her last ordeal when

Jesus her son died on the cross, Mary’s

Faith never wavered.  She never ceased to

Believe in the fulfillment of God’s word.

And so the Church venerates in Mary

The purest realization of faith.”


Mary was not the least bit contrary.

She helped everyone, even the most wary.


Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series.  The Sports and Faith include stories of athletes and others who live exemplary lives like George “Papa Bear” Halas, Pat’s grandfather. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is Patrick’s first book of poems where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every one. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance PressAmazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.


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