Tag: Solemnity

Solemnity of All Saints

What determines who are the saints we celebrate in today’s Solemnity? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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On the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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.

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Consecration to the Sacred Heart

On today’s Solemnity of the Sacred Heart, Liz Estler illustrates how the Sacred Heart is found in Scripture, briefly outlines the historical development of devotion to the Sacred Heart in Church history, and provides various formulas for consecration.

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Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Why did Jesus institute the Eucharist? Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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