On Saturday, August 15th, we celebrate an important solemnity of our Church. It is typically a holy day of obligation, but this year it is not because it falls on Saturday. As a Church, we celebrate the truth that Mary was taken body and soul into Heaven by Jesus at the end of her earthly … Continue reading Mary’s Assumption
A couple of years ago, I went to visit the Holy Land with some of my classmates from the seminary. One day we went to visit the place Mary went to visit Elizabeth. The same place where Elizabeth welcomed Mary with joy, the same place where Mary sang her great hymn praising the Lord. What … Continue reading Mary’s Assumption
My Homily for the first school mass of the Year. Enjoy!
Marian feast days are always my favorite days of the year when it comes to the liturgy of the hours. Check out some of the beautiful prayers from the prayers for last night and today! My favorite one, "Through Eve the gates of heaven were closed to all mankind; through the Virgin Mother they were … Continue reading Liturgical Prayers of the Assumption
My homily from the feast of the assumption.