Lessons from the Blessed Mother

A Collection of Good News Reflections

Lessons Learned from the Blessed MotherDescription: This 24-page e-book (PDF format) is a compilation of reflections from the daily Good News Reflections, articles from the WordBytes website, and Rosary meditations of Terry Modica, Director of Good News Ministries. It answers common questions about the Blessed Mother, inspires readers to learn from her example, and provides Rosary meditations with an explanation on how to pray the Rosary.

You might also be interested in the PowerPoint Rosary of the Luminous Mysteries.


Ideas for use: Marian groups, Rosary prayer groups, Small Christian Communities, RCIA, etc.

Lessons from the Blessed MotherThis collection includes:

  • How I met the Blessed Mother
  • Living by the Grace of God
  • Saying Yes to God
  • How to be a Handmaid of the Lord, Like Mary
  • What must you sacrifice to experience a Magnificat?
  • Mary’s Trust
  • Mary’s Courage
  • The guarantee of victory
  • Reflecting on Blessings
  • Giving Birth to Love
  • The Blessed Mother in Ministry
  • Sharing in Mary’s Fullness of Grace
  • Sharing in Mary’s Glory
  • Time for Action
  • Q & A about Mary
  • Q & A about the Rosary
  • The Good News Rosary: Meditations for all four sets of mysteries
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Beth Solis, a group facilitator in Oklahoma, says, "Our members asked us in the beginning if we minded taking things slowly so we could have time to really discuss each paragraph. We always have such great discussion! The PPT has been very helpful and is a nice addition."

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Feedback from a study group in Florida

Sylvia says, "This experience deepened my love for the Eucharist in ways I couldn’t imagine when we first started this course."

Karen says, "I never thought that I would read an encyclical. However, using the study guide made this experience so rewarding. It broadened my view about the Eucharist and my Catholic faith that makes me love and appreciate what Jesus did for us ever more deeply."

Tim says, "Being the only convert in the group, I ascertained a better and stronger understanding of the importance of the Eucharist, not only in the Mass but also in my daily life."

Jimmy says, "I learned so much about the Eucharist that was powerful and enlightening. This course helped deepen my faith and my appreciation for the Holy Mass."

Erin says, "It was amazing to get everyone’s perspective on the readings. And it deepened my love in the beautiful gift that the Eucharist is to all humanity for our salvation."

Shirley says, "This course was so enlightening. It was a gift that helped me grow in my faith."

Which PowerPoint Presentations cover what Sacraments?

An overview of all 7 sacraments is in the PPT
"The Nature and Function of the Church".

PLUS: The sacraments are also covered in the following PPTs:

Baptism - The Call to Discipleship
& it's further developed in
1. Confession: Sacrament of Healing
2. The Creed
3. Mission of the Redeemer

Eucharist - Christ's True Presence in the Mass
& it's further developed in
1. Life in Jesus
2. Who's Who in the Catholic Church
3. Confession: Sacrament of Healing
4. The Creed

Confirmation - The Sacrament of Confirmation
& it's further developed in
1. Salvation History
2. The Nicene Creed

Reconciliation - Confession: Sacrament of Healing
& it's further developed in
1. Who's Who in the Catholic Church

Anointing of the Sick is covered primarily in
The Nature and Function of the Church

Holy Orders - Who's Who in the Catholic Church
& it's further developed in
1. Christ's True Presence in the Mass

Marriage is touched on in The Call to Discipleship