Posts Tagged ‘Queen of Peace’

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]

Holy Mary, Mother of God and Queen of Peace, Pray for Us

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

As we today conclude the Octave of Christmas and begin the New Year, it seems natural to honor the Blessed Mother in a special way with the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. This very ancient feast dates back to the fifth century when the Council of Ephesus affirmed Jesus’ true divinity and true humanity […] [Read more]

Joined in a Prayer for Peace

Friday, September 6th, 2013

As you may know, Pope Francis has proclaimed tomorrow, September 7, a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, the Middle East, and throughout the world. He reminds us that peace is a precious gift that needs to be promoted and protected. As citizens of the United States, we have particular responsibility in […] [Read more]