Posts Tagged ‘#WalkwithMary’

The Trinity Dome: The Crowning Jewel of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The dedication today of the Trinity Dome mosaic, the crowning jewel of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, marks the completion of a pilgrimage that began nearly a century ago, with the laying of the shrine’s foundation stone in 1920. The final touches on this sanctuary of prayer are thanks to […] [Read more]

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]

Walking and Praying with Mary

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

This is a special time to venerate, imitate and walk with our Blessed Mother. Today is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, which commemorates the Virgin Mary’s sinlessness from the moment she was conceived in the womb. At noon, I will celebrate a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception […] [Read more]