As I’ve been praying throughout Holy Thursday evening and night and into today, Good Friday morning – I haven’t been able to get this image from the movie Passion of the Christ, out of my mind – it is when Mary senses where Jesus is imprisoned in a dungeon beneath her and prostrates herself over
Happy Feast of the Annunciation!!! I first wrote this on the feast of Our Lady of Loreto, which commemorates the date when the Holy House first landed in Italy on December 10th, 1294. Yes, you read that right. The house LANDED in Italy. Yes, it flew through the air and then, yes, it landed in
There is tremendous confusion surrounding the status of Medjugorje. I am writing this to provide some clarification. This clarification has received acceptance from my Diocesan office. There is much talk of Medjugorje being banned! However, we must stop speaking this way. There is NO BAN! Much of the confusion has stemmed from
“I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother” (True Devotion, 233). On a rainy night, on August 21, 1879, Mary McLoughlin and many of the villagers of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland, saw Mother Mary, St. Joseph and St. John at the Holy
In this time of the liturgical year, the Church asks us to consider our eternal destinies as we celebrate the feast of All Saints, commemorate All Souls, and are encouraged to remember and pray daily for those who have died. With this in mind, I have been pondering the topic of saints and sinners, recognizing that,
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