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

Advent: A Blessed, Hopeful Time of Spiritual Preparation

A happy and blessed Advent season to all of you. Why exactly do we have Advent? For the same reason that we have Lent before Easter. It's a time to step back and reflect on what we are getting ready to celebrate and consider how we are to prepare ourselves for that celebration. In this … Continue reading Advent: A Blessed, Hopeful Time of Spiritual Preparation