Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

“I have seen the Lord.” Christ chose a woman to be the first to see him after his resurrection and to announce the news to his apostles. Mary Magdalene was the first person to encounter the risen Christ in the garden outside the tomb. It was there that she was the first “witness of Divine Mercy”. Pope St. John Paul II understood that women, as a “mighty work of God” possessed equality with men by and through her personally feminine nature, and as such becomes the living subject and irreplaceable witness to this mighty work. #receptivity #sensitivity #femininegenius […]

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Flag Day

“We identify the flag with almost everything we hold dear on earth, peace, security, liberty, our family, our friends, our home… But when we look at our flag and behold it emblazoned with all our rights we must remember that it is equally a symbol of our duties. Every glory that we associate with it is the result of duty done.” 
~ Calvin Coolidge […]

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Feast of Corpus Christi

Going from Ordinary to Extraordinary
“I am the living bread that came down from heaven, says the Lord; whoever eats this bread will live forever.” ~ John 6:31
Pope St. John Paul II reminds us that the Eucharist is the center of Catholic spiritual life, because a the holy Eucharist is Christ himself, our Passover and our living bread. […]

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Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

“Lord, give success to the work of our hands”
Psalm 90:17
We most notably celebrate and commemorate St. Joseph as the earthly father of Jesus and devoted husband to the Virgin Mary. We celebrate him on March 19 as the Patron Saint of the Universal Church. The May 1 feast extends Sr. Joseph’s protection to the laborer. […]

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Good Friday

Even amidst the treachery and events leading to the events of today, Christ does not think of himself in his final words, but asks God, His Father, to forgive and release us from our own suffering. Even through the most horrific abuses, physical and emotional, Jesus offered this remarkable prayer of generosity, for their sake and for ours. […]

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