PODCAST | The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On August 15th, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mary is the woman clothed with the sun, the moon is beneath her feet, and crowned with twelve stars.  Through her actions she shows us what a life of faith looks like and what it means to be filled with a […]

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The Blessed Virgin, Cause of Our Joy | A Homily on the Solemnity of the Assumption

“Mary has been taken up to heaven by God in body and soul, and the angels rejoice.” Joy overtakes both angels and men. Why is it that we feel today this intimate delight, with our heart brimming over, with our soul full of peace? Because we are celebrating the glorification of our mother, and it […]

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Come, Holy Spirit: Ten-Day Devotion in Preparation for Pentecost

This year, on June 9, the Church celebrates Pentecost Sunday. At Pentecost, Jesus promised his disciples that he would send them the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete. To prepare our hearts and minds for Pentecost, join the St. Josemaria Institute for the Ten-Day Devotion to the Holy Spirit. The Ten-Day Devotion to the Holy Spirit is a […]

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Laboring Side by Side in the Gospel: Holy Thursday and Holy Women

“Woman is stronger than man, and more faithful, in the hour of suffering: Mary of Magdala and Mary Cleophas and Salome! With a group of valiant women like these, closely united to our Lady of Sorrows, what work for souls could be done in the world!” The Way, no. 982  In the principal feasts of the liturgical […]

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