If the Assumption was only declared a dogma of the Church in the last century, is there any proof it was celebrated in the early Church? Read this excerpt from an early 8th-century homily preached on the occasion of this glorious feast.
David Torkington’s mini-course on prayer continues with part 5, wherein he talks about starting the journey of prayer with vocal prayer; he begins his explanation of a mnemonic to help us along the way.
For today’s Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an excerpt from Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen’s classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy” which addresses Mary’s spousal relationship with the Holy Spirit.
As we begin the month of Mary today, we invite everyone to take a moment to reflect with Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen on our Blessed Mother in this excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.