Tag Archives: Marian Feast

Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, August 15 Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven – Solemnity Roman Ordinary calendar St. Tarsicius Book of Revelation 11,19a.12,1-6a.10ab. God’s temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. There were flashes of … Continue reading

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Flos Carmeli, ora pro nobis!

Prayer of Saint John of the Cross to Our Lady of Mount Carmel: O Mary, most holy Mother of Carmel, Virgin of virgins, sanctuary of the Blessed Trinity, mirror of angels, assured refuge of sinners! Have compassion on me in … Continue reading

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Ave Maria Gratia Plena!

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November 21: The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple

As William Wordsworth wrote in his famous poem, The Virgin, Mary is “our tainted nature’s solitary boast.” We celebrate that special grace given to Mary and all that flows from it. The life and person of Mary is that greatest … Continue reading

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

  Book of Numbers 6,22-27. The Lord said to Moses : “Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them: This is how you shall bless the Israelites. Say to them: The Lord bless you and keep you! The Lord let … Continue reading

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