PODCAST | The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
In this podcast on the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Fr. Javier del Castillo revisits the dogma of the Assumption, shares St. Josemaria’s devotion to Our Lady, and explains how we too can participate in the Assumption.
What you’ll hear:
0:30 – On the Dogma of the Assumption as proclaimed by Pope Pius XII on November 1st, 1950.
2:50 – On the two artistic “scenes” of the Assumption
4:35 – St. Josemaria’s insights into the Assumption and the radiant beauty of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7:50 – Why St. Josemaria was so fond of our Lady of the Assumption when he was a child
9:30 – What we are really celebrating on the Feast of the Assumption
12:40 – How Mary’s Fiat brought heaven to earth and the Assumption brings earth to heaven
16:50 – How do we bring heaven to earth, so that we might be brought to heaven?
23:25 – How, on the Feast of the Assumption in 1951, St. Josemaria went on the pilgrimage to Loretto to consecrate Opus Dei to Our Lady
25:55 – How we can participate in the Assumption
A GUIDE FOR MEDITATION:
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