January 4, 2019The First Friday
Today is First Friday. In 1675 the great revelation was made to St. Margaret Mary that she was to be the instrument for spreading devotion to the Sacred Heart.
January 3, 2019Honouring the Blessed Virgin
The principal reason, then, why we honor Mary is because she is the Mother of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. This honor consists of love, respect, and veneration.
January 2, 2019The Holy Name of Jesus
The sweet name of Jesus produces in us holy thoughts, fills the soul with noble sentiments, strengthens virtue, begets good works, and nourishes pure affections.
January 1, 2019The Circumcision of Our Lord
On the eighth day Christ was circumcised. Eight days after Our Lord's birth, Jesus was circumcised according to the law of the Old Covenant, an event that is commemorated on January 1st.
December 31, 2018Seventh day within the Octave of Christmas
Today is the seventh day within the Octave of Christmas.