Fourth Sunday of Advent 2021

Fourth Sunday of Advent 2021

Today we encounter two people in our Gospel Reading: two expectant mothers. Elizabeth is too old and has been childless for a long time and Mary is almost too young and not married. Elizabeth has a lot of history behind her; Mary has a lot of history ahead of her. The...
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

One of the three nativities celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church, today we celebrate the birth of the image of the perfect church, Mary most Holy. We know very little of the life of Mary prior to The Annunciation. What we do know of Mary prior to this comes from...
A Knight’s Duty – Seven Sorrows

A Knight’s Duty – Seven Sorrows

Following the traditional Roman Calendar, today the Church celebrates the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary. For those following the modern calendar, we celebrate the Feast of the Seven Sorrows on September 15th. As we are nearing the end of the penitential...