“The [Solemnity] of the Assumption is a strong appeal to us to live ‘ever intent upon heavenly things,’ and not to allow ourselves to be carried away by the vicissitudes and seductions of the world.” – Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 12/10/2013. This month, in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we’re doing a three-part post on the
Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects on Mary’s Assumption into heaven, today’s liturgical solemnity.
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