Consolation of the Transfiguration

2nd Sunday In Lent 2021 Our Lord took the three apostles who would soon be tested during His agony in the garden and showed them a glimpse of His divinity during the theophany on Mt. Tabor so they would be strengthened by the remembrance of it at that crucial time.  We too are consoled by…

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Season Of The Holy Ghost

2nd Sunday After Pentecost 2019 The time after Pentecost is designed by God to sanctify us by putting the teachings of the first half of the year into practice.  This season begins by celebrating feast days which mark the key helps along our path to holiness, namely, the Blessed Trinity, the Holy Eucharist and the…

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Long To See The Trinity

Trinity Sunday 2019 The Sign of the Cross is the signature action of Catholics which expresses our faith in the Blessed Trinity.  This feast enhances the importance of this supernatural mystery which is remembered at every Sunday Mass.  God has revealed this secret of His life which teaches us that in God there are Three…

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Wind and Fire

Pentecost Sunday 2019 The Holy Ghost descended on the Apostles to complete their preparation for the mission entrusted to them to go forth and convert the world.  Even after the Resurrection they had faults which needed to be eliminated so the Paraclete could infuse them with the holiness and gifts necessary for their apostolate.  St.…

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Ascensiontide

Sunday After The Ascension 2019 These are sacred days between the Ascension and Pentecost. We should duplicate the ascetical life of the Apostles who were being led at this time by the Master Spiritual Director, Our Lord, through the purgative, illuminative and unitive states. Once confirmed in grace by the Holy Ghost they were ready…

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Let Us Wait And Prepare

Ascension Thursday Evening 2019 As the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Apostles began the first novena so we too should raise our hearts up to heaven and ask for a special share in the grace and love of the Holy Ghost. On this day they visited with Our Lord before He ascended and received His…

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God Is Love

Trinity Sunday 2018 The beautiful feast of the Blessed Trinity dates from the fourteenth century and not from the Apostles.  The importance of a special celebration in honor of this most fundamental revelation of the Christian dispensation was increased through the centuries by heresies like Arianism.  Although we can come to the knowledge of the truth…

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The First Novena

Pentecost Sunday 2018 Before the Epistle and Gospel for the feast of Pentecost we hear about St. Gregory VII and St. Philip Neri.  After nine days of prayer from the Ascension the birthday of the Church took place with the coming of the Holy Ghost.  The Person of Love completed the preparation of the apostles…

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The Greatest Peace

Sunday After The Ascension 2018 Heaven became our home at the Ascension when Christ entered it.  Now no matter what happens to us in our daily lives we can live in the security and hope of eternal happiness with Our Lord.  As members of the Mystical Body of Christ we are destined to live where our…

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His Heavenly Priesthood

Ascension Thursday Evening 2018 Christ ascended today and began His heavenly priesthood which had begun on earth at the Annunciation.  The sacred Liturgy is the expression of the sacrifice of our Eternal High Priest.  The apostles returned to the Cenacle after the Ascension and gathered around the Blessed Mother to pray and to be one…

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