Why is it right to celebrate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary? Find out when St. Andrew of Crete reflects on this feast of the Church today.
Dan Burke and Melissa Elson answer questions about praying the Liturgy of the Hours, discerning God’s voice in prayer, and the definition of contemplation.
Meditate on Saint Augustine of Hippo’s famous comparison of Jesus Christ and Saint John the Baptist, the Word made flesh and the Great Forerunner, and Precursor, of the Word.
What does the Ascension of Christ into heaven, which we celebrate today, do for us? Find out from part of a homily by Pope St. Leo the Great.
St. Bernard of Clairvaux meditates on what the Blessed Virgin Mary would reply to the Archangel Gabriel at the Annunciation.
What happened on Holy Saturday, which we profess in the Creed every Sunday and Solemnity? Reflect with this video by Theophilus Peregrinus of “An Ancient Homily on Holy Saturday”, the second reading of today’s Liturgy of the Hours’ Office of Readings.