The Assumption of Mary

  Today, Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption.  The Blessed Virgin Mary, whom we reflect on, was assumed body and soul into heaven.  Jesus would not allow his mother’s body to be subjected to corruption.  Mary was all pure … Continue reading

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

Solemnity of the Assumption

The veneration of Mary is an essential belief of the Catholic Church. Mary’s passage into Heaven is celebrated by Roman Catholics as The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary  on August 15.  This Feast is a Public Holiday in … Continue reading