January 1: HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD!

January 1: HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD! Why Do Catholics Rightfully Call Mary, the Mother of God? AV summary & text The Catholic Church wants to begin the year asking for the protection of the Most Holy Virgin Mary. Today’s solemnity is the most ancient Marian feast in the Occident. Inscriptions and paintings…

Jan. 1. SOLEMNITY OF MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD. Mass readings.

Jan. 1. SOLEMNITY OF MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD. Mass readings. LITURGY OF THE WORD First reading: 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 his…

LORD JESUS, BLESSED IS THE WOMB THAT BORE YOU!

LORD JESUS, BLESSED IS THE WOMB THAT BORE YOU! Blessed is the womb that bore you, Christ, and blessed are the breasts that suckled you, But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”(Lk 11:27-28) Blessed are you Christ, for you are the Lord and Saviour of the…

January 1: MARY, THE MOTHER OF JESUS CHRIST, GOD, OUR LORD AND SAVIOR!

MARY, THE MOTHER OF JESUS CHRIST, GOD, OUR LORD AND SAVIOR! The Sacred Scriptures are eloquent enough to demonstrate that Mary is the Mother of God, through the wonderful mystery of the Incarnation of Our Lord, who took flesh in the womb of Mary. During the Annunciation, Archangel Gabriel clearly stated in Luke 1:30-33.35: ““Do…