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An overview of the Madonna House Apostolate.

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Catherine Doherty

Catherine Doherty was a woman in love with God. The implications of that love story, as it unfolded throughout her life, brought her enough adventure, heartbreak and joy to fill several lifetimes.

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Sacred Marriage

Madonna House's family retreat program, called Cana Colony, provides a unique way for families to learn together how to incarnate the Gospel in daily life with reflection from Joanne Weisbeck, director, Cana Colony: Madonna House.

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Living Nazareth Today

Catherine Doherty received the words of the Little Mandate from Jesus over the course of her apostolic life. This “distillation” of the Gospel is the heart of Madonna House spirituality.

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Our Lady of Combermere

Our Lady of Combermere is a life-sized bronze statue of Mary that was erected at Madonna House in Combermere in 1960. The Mother of God is running with open arms to embrace us, her children, and lead us to her Son, Jesus Christ.

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Uniting East and West

How Madonna House celebrates Byzantine Catholic and Roman Catholic liturgies, and the importance of both to the community.

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Restoring the Earth

“Apostolic farming” is a concept Catherine developed to help the original farmers of Madonna House to see their work in the larger context of the Apostolate and the world. Apostolic farming is built on a reverence for God’s order in nature.

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Evangelization

Madonna House has always evangelized person to person: hospitality to whoever comes, friendship, service. Catherine believed in one on one relationships rather than large programs. Over the years, this evangelization has expanded in many ways—our various mission houses, Madonna House Publications, and a Mission Shop.

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Our Missions

Madonna House has established mission houses throughout the world. Each has its own work and charism, and show on a smaller scale than Madonna House Combermere how the spirit can be lived in daily life.

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Caring for the Sick and Dying

Catherine Doherty believed that we should mortgage the house for the sick. In caring for the sick and elderly, Madonna House has learned greater reverence for the value of all life.

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Madonna House Priests

Catherine Doherty had a great love for the priesthood. Since the beginning, God has brought priests to MH to join the community, or become Associates, or just to visit and be strengthened in their priesthood.

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Discerning Vocations

How people experience the life at Madonna House and decide whether it’s for them. Formation of Madonna House Staff.

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