Though He was in the form of God, Jesus did not deem equality with God something to be grasped at. Rather, He emptied Himself and took the form of a slave, being born in the likeness of men. He was known to be of human estate, and it was thus that He humbled Himself, obediently … Continue reading Having the Disposition of Christ
Month: August 2019
The Immaculate Heart of Mary: Queen of Heaven and Earth
Today is a special feast day for our Blessed Mother, both in the traditional and Novus Ordo rites. In the traditional calendar, it is the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and in the Novus Ordo rite, the memorial of the Queenship of Mary. She is our Queen and Her Immaculate Heart is what … Continue reading The Immaculate Heart of Mary: Queen of Heaven and Earth
We Are What We Love
"What we love, we grow to resemble." They say you are what you eat, but this quote by St. Bernard, whose feast we celebrated yesterday, points to the more accurate assertion that we are what we love. You can look at someone and the way they carry themselves and what they strive for, and it … Continue reading We Are What We Love
Solemnity of the Assumption
This year, if the dispensation has not been lifted in your diocese, today will likely not be counted as a Holy Day of Obligation. However, it is still a very important day in the Church and so if you are able, please attend Mass. If the dispensation has been lifted in your diocese, Ok, now … Continue reading Solemnity of the Assumption
Why Do We Need Mary?
Since the month of August is the month dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and we are getting ready to celebrate Her glorious Assumption this Thursday, I thought it would be a good time to talk about our Blessed Mother and why She is so important to our lives as Christians and as children … Continue reading Why Do We Need Mary?
Feast of the Transfiguration
Today is the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, one of the major epiphanies of the Lord and His majesty. Just as the birth of Christ was an epiphany for the three Wise Men, so the Transfiguration was an epiphany of their Master's true nature and divinity for Peter, James, and John. Why those … Continue reading Feast of the Transfiguration
In the End My Immaculate Heart will Triumph
August is the Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This is a wonderful article on why devotion and consecration to Her Immaculate Heart is so important and how it leads us to Christ. “In the End My Immaculate Heart will Triumph” “Hail, Holy Queen! Hail, our life our sweetness and our hope!” Mary is … Continue reading In the End My Immaculate Heart will Triumph