The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Revelation 11:19, 12:1, 10 God’s temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child and… Continue reading The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Fourth of July – Happy Independence Day!

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.— The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which… Continue reading The Fourth of July – Happy Independence Day!

The Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Luke 2:41-51 Each year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the feast of Passover, and when he was twelve years old, they went up according to festival custom. After they had completed its days, as they were returning, the boy Jesus remained behind in Jerusalem, but his parents did not know it. Thinking that he… Continue reading The Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

John 19:31-37 Since it was preparation day, in order that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, for the sabbath day of that week was a solemn one, the Jews asked Pilate that their legs be broken and they be taken down. So the soldiers came and broke the legs of… Continue reading The Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

On Sunday May 13th 1917 the children were pasturing their flock as usual at the Cova da Iria, which was about a mile from their homes. They were playing when suddenly a bright shaft of light pierced the air. They described it as a flash of lightning. It was not really lightning, but rather the… Continue reading The Feast of Our Lady of Fatima