The 12 Days of Christmas–Via Catholic News Agency

The 12 days of Christmas have special religious significance. This article by Catholic News Agency explains that significance and reminds us that Christmas is more than one day. That's right, contrary to what our secular society teaches us, Christmas has its own season and lasts for 12 days, ending on the Feast of the Epiphany. … Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas–Via Catholic News Agency

For Unto Us a Savior is Born: Merry Christmas!

*Today is a holy day of obligation. Please go to Mass and if you don't without a serious reason, you must go to Confession before receiving Communion again.* He's here. After 4 weeks of preparation and waiting, our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, is born! The little Baby, looking so tiny and helpless in the … Continue reading For Unto Us a Savior is Born: Merry Christmas!

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Unlike the Novus Ordo rite, the traditional rite celebrates the Immaculate Conception on its proper date, December 8, regardless of the day, meaning that it is not overridden by the Second Sunday of Advent. And this great feast should retain its proper day, as it is the official beginning of the story of our salvation. … Continue reading Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary