Mary’s is one of three birthdays the Church celebrates in the liturgical year. The other two are the Birth of Jesus (December 25) and the Birth of John the Baptist (June 24). That speaks to its importance (and her importance, as well, of course. If it’s one of just three, we’d better take note of it!
Because of who we are, what we’ve been through, and where we are now, we relate to the world around us in a completely different way from our fellow human beings. For that reason, we all speak a different language.
Still, we can offer each other a smile, as Mother Teresa did.
Tens of thousands of people will gather in St. Peter’s Square September 4 for the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. I had plans to be there myself, with a group of pilgrims. But, God had other plans for me – major surgery that would not be healed in time Read more…
As I wrote previously, I have a very important reason for holding this sale.
I hope you’ll help me out! In return, I’m offering you a discount rate of 10% on everything in my bookstore.
That’s a win-win situation!
I was dismayed to see headlines popping up immediately after the apostolic letter’s release inaccurately suggesting that it’s main focus was the care of migrants and refugees.
Yes, that is a concern. And it’s also a hot-button political issue. But, it’s not the central issue of the apostolic letter.