Category: Blessed Virgin Mary

Rejoice! Ite ad Joseph!

Rejoice! This is the command from the liturgy today. Saint Paul reminds us to rejoice always (cf. 1 Thes 5:16-24), the color is Rose, which is the color of joy and hope, we sing the words of the Blessed Mother’s magnificat, “my soul rejoices… Continue Reading “Rejoice! Ite ad Joseph!”

We are a pro life people

In the Gospel (Mt 21:33-43) we experience something very shocking: clearly the workers in the vineyard do not have a respect for human life. They treat it as quite disposable, something that can be destroyed when it stands in their way. We hear our… Continue Reading “We are a pro life people”

The Assumption, St. Maximilian, hope

The dogma of Faith that is the Assumption of Mary should be a powerful reminder that in our lives there is a certain hierarchy of values in our lives. The Blessed Virgin Mary was taken body and soul into Heaven. We must pursue truth… Continue Reading “The Assumption, St. Maximilian, hope”

Presentation of the Lord

Today in the local newspaper I saw an article about how Penn Highlands (local community college) is teaming up with a young man who works as a medium to create some kind of paranormal show. Of course we always stay far away from such… Continue Reading “Presentation of the Lord”

Ten Reasons to live devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Why should Catholics love the Blessed Mother? Here are some good reasons and ways to live this devotion!

Convert the Culture

I am sure you saw the very good news this week: Alabama has passed a law banning all abortions. This law was promoted by women and signed into law by a woman. Some people reacted angrily and have even described children in the womb… Continue Reading “Convert the Culture”

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

In 1950 when Pope Pius XII defined the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into heaven, body and soul, he was basing this on a long held belief in the Church. Recently I was able to go to an art museum that had a… Continue Reading “Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary”