St. Francis brought back to life the humanity of Jesus Christ in the minds and in the imaginations of his contemporaries.
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is in perfect harmony with the spirit of Advent; while the soul is preparing for the coming of the Redeemer, it is fitting to think of her, the all-pure one, who was His Mother.
Why do Catholics call priests Father? Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest instead of directly to God? Do Catholics really worship Mary?
Today’s solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is perfectly suited to the Advent season. Reflect with Liz Estler on short selections from “Divine Intimacy” and the “Liturgy of the Hours”.
Was Our Lady of Guadalupe in Spain before she came to the Americas? Find out about her ties to Spain and many other interesting things about Our Lady of Guadalupe when Dr. Peter Howard reflects on this feast.
What do Pearl Harbor and World War II’s V-J Day have to do with the Blessed Virgin Mary? And, what does She have to do with the war against Satan? Find out when Dr. Peter Howard expands on this these concepts in today’s post on this holy day: The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.