Posts Tagged ‘mother of God’

Mary, Mother of God, and the World Day of Peace

Friday, January 1st, 2016

Each New Year’s Day, the pope issues a message for the celebration of the World Day of Peace. Fittingly, on January 1, we Catholics also celebrate a holy day of obligation, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, who is also the Queen of Peace. Pope Francis notes that his Message for the 2016 World […] [Read more]

Mary, Mother of God

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

As we begin a New Year today, on this Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, we turn our gaze toward the Blessed Mother of our Lord who is also our mother and model of faith. Like us, Mary was a human being who had to struggle to hear and accept God’s word and to […] [Read more]

May is Mary’s Month

Friday, May 4th, 2012

During the month of May, we celebrate many Catholic traditions and customs. May processions, the recitation of the rosary, Marian sodality celebrations and seeking the intercession of Mary on Mother’s Day are all part of parish life. Also during May, we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin (May 31). In your […] [Read more]

The Gift of the Feminine Genius

Friday, March 9th, 2012

For the month of March, the Holy Father’s general intention is that the whole world may recognize the contribution of women to the development of society. The liturgical calendar for this  month celebrates the courage and fidelity of women. In the first week, the Church celebrates the feast of the martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicity […] [Read more]