SACRED HEART OF JESUS: BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEVOTION.

SACRED HEART OF JESUS: BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEVOTION. This devotion already existed in the Middle Ages as a private devotion; it appears as a liturgical feast in 1675 following the apparitions of Our Lord to Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque. In these revelations the saint was given to know with special depth the need to…

HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD!

HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD! The Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary was probably originated shortly before or after the council of Ephesus (c. 431). It was the moment when St. Gabriel the Archangel communicated to Mary that she was to be the Mother of the Son of God….

HAPPY EPIPHANY (MANIFESTATION) OF OUR LORD! HAPPY THREE KINGS!

HAPPY EPIPHANY (MANIFESTATION) OF OUR LORD! HAPPY THREE KINGS! May the celebration of the manifestation of the Child Jesus to the world lead us to untiringly and perseveringly seek Him -like the Three Wise Men- in all the occasions during the day where He manifests Himself to us, and render Him homage with our own…

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…

CHRIST THE KING. “Thy Kingdom come.”

SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING From a discourse of Origen on prayer Thy kingdom come The coming of the kingdom of God, says our Lord and Saviour, does not admit of observation, and there will be no-one to say “Look here! Look there!” For the kingdom of God is within us and in our hearts….

Solemnity of Christ the King (A). Mass readings.

SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THE KING. Mass Readings. Reflection of today’s readings in https://wp.me/p6k7Mv-32q LITURGY OF THE WORD First reading: Book of Ezechiel 34:11–12, 15–17  Thus says the Lord God: I myself will look after and tend my sheep. As a shepherd tends his flock when he finds himself among his scattered sheep, so…