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.
In what way is Christ the King? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on the last Solemnity and Sunday of the Church’s liturgical year, in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
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.