Why does the Church celebrate today’s feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple? Find out when Liz Estler explores the history, symbolism, and theology contained therein.
What is the source of all the Blessed Mother’s privileges? Why is She not mentioned more in Scripture? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalene reflects on today’s solemnity.
How does Saint Bernard of Clairvaux understand the response Mary gave at the Annunciation? Find out as we relive this Advent Homily of his in three parts, concluding today with part three.
What does St Bernard of Clairvaux have to say about the Annunciation and the Blessed Virgin’s Consent? Journey with us as we relive this Advent Homily of his in three parts, beginning today with Part I, wherein he reflects on the Kingdom of David and the House of Jacob, over which the King of Kings would reign.
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.
What spiritual symbolism is contained in the Isaiahan prophecy that a virgin would conceive? Find out when St. Bernard of Clairvaux continues his explication of this Scriptural passage, in part II of II of another of his famous Advent homilies.