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…

POPE FRANCIS: TRUE HAPPINESS IS TO BE WITH THE LORD AND TO LIVE FOR LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS: TRUE HAPPINESS IS TO BE WITH THE LORD AND TO LIVE FOR LOVE. Below you have the Vatican Radio report and the Vatican translation of Pope Francis’ address given on Nov. 1, 2017, Solemnity of All Saints. +++VATICAN RADIO REPORT BEGINS HERE+++ (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis during the Angelus on Wednesday marked the…