Be Our Salvation

Feast Of The Seven Sorrows 2018 The feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Mother recalls the chief times in her life that she felt the weight of being Co-Redemptrix.  The Mass Sequence emphasizes how much closer Our Lady is to Holy Trinity because her intercessory power enables her to make our prayers be…

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God Hears The Humble

13th Sunday after Pentecost 2018 This Mass for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost begins with a prayer to God that He hear us and this presumes that we are humble. To reach Heaven requires our prayer and spiritual reading lest we become the playthings of the devil.  God showers His graces and gifts on us…

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My Flesh Has Been Renewed

11th Sunday after Pentecost 2018 The feasts for this week give cause for us to thank God and take strength in upholding the faith. This Mass for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost recalls Our Lord’s Resurrection and the Easter sacraments of Baptism and Holy Eucharist. St. Paul lists all the witnesses to Christ’s Risen Body…

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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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Watch And Be Ready

Last Sunday after Pentecost 2017 As we conclude the liturgical year, we should still be praying for the Holy Souls in Purgatory while examining our lives to test whether or not we have grown in love of God and neighbor.  Christ in today’s Gospel prophesied the destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the world. …

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The Visible Reign of the Holy Ghost

Pentecost Sunday 2017 On Pentecost Sunday the Holy Ghost manifested Himself under the two visible signs of wind and fire.  The wind stirred the pilgrims who were in the city for the Jewish feastday and drove them to the Upper Room where they heard the Apostles speaking in all their languages of the wonderful works…

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The Ascension Makes Us Happy

Ascension Thursday 2017 We learn several things on this feastday.  The dogma that Christ returned to heaven on Ascension Thursday was revealed by the angels who told the apostles.  Among Our Lord’s last words were His instructions not to worry about the future because the Father in His Providence will take care of everything and…

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Mother’s Day

Fourth Sunday after Easter 2017 This Mass prepares us for the upcoming feasts of the Ascension and Pentecost when Our Lord returns to heaven and sends the Holy Ghost.  This day is also a secular holiday in which we honor our mothers.  Falling as it does during the month of May our thoughts naturally turn…

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