Category: Solemnity

Solemnity of Saint Joseph

Why do we celebrate the Solemnity of St Joseph today? Liz Estler reflects on this feast and explores the history and tradition surrounding it.

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The Nativity of Our Lord: Christmas Day! The Savior has Appeared

What do St. Alphonsus, St. Bonaventure, St. Catherine of Siena all have to say about the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects on the Day Jesus Christ was born for us, an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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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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