The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ


This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). The church in her wisdom asks us to meditate upon the great mystery of the Eucharist. This provides us, as teachers and preachers, with a wonderful opportunity to share with our people the liturgical axiom lex orandi, lex credendi – the law of prayer is the […]

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The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception


Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, the solemn dogma defined by Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1854. As Our Lady Immaculately Conceived is the patroness of the United States of America, this is a holy day of obligation in the United States. Through the centuries the Church has become ever more aware that Mary, “full of […]

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The Year of Mercy


The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy is a moment of true grace for all Christians and a re-awakening to continue along the path of the new evangelization and pastoral conversion indicated by Pope Francis. The Jubilee Year of Mercy will be inaugurated on December 8th, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and will run until November 20th of 2016 which is the […]

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