Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    Dipped in the instincts of Heaven, Robed in the garments of earth, Maiden and Mother and Queen, Wearing each crown at thy birth:   Threefold thy gift to the world, Pluck’d from God’s ripening sky, Tending the altar … Continue reading

The Solemnity of Mary-Mother of God

HAPPY NEW YEAR!   Today, Roman Catholics celebrate the liturgical feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  The honoring of Mary as the Mother of God can be traced back to the Council of Ephesus in 431.  Mother of God or … Continue reading