Posts Tagged ‘Blessed Virgin Mary’

Throwback Thursday: Our Gift to Mary on the Feast of Her Nativity

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Tomorrow is an unusual observance in the life of the Church. We celebrate the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Why is this unusual?  After all, it seems absolutely natural to celebrate a birthday, in fact, some might say it would be unusual not to celebrate the birthday of a beloved family member or friend.  […] [Read more]

The Annunciation of the Lord

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Traditionally, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord on March 25. But because that date this year was Good Friday, our celebration has been transferred to today. Nevertheless, it is fitting that we pause a moment and reflect upon these two holy days together. The Annunciation commemorates the Blessed Virgin Mary’s […] [Read more]

The Fruits of the Holy Spirit are Manifested in Mary

Friday, August 15th, 2014

God dwells with us most intimately through the gift of the Holy Spirit, who is sent by the eternal Father and by Jesus to give us light, comfort and strength, and to stir up within us a newness of life.  With personal concern, the Spirit wills to sanctify and lead each and every one of […] [Read more]