The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Yesterday we honored the Sacred Heart of Jesus with a joyful celebration. Today we celebrate a “companion feast” – really a continuation of yesterday’s feast. We continue to love, honor, and praise the Heart of Jesus, but we do so with a greater awareness that we are...

Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary – pure, beautiful, sinless, immaculate – is still a human heart. Thus, Mary did not have a full understanding of how God’s plan was to unfold. In today’s Gospel the Holy Family goes to Jerusalem for the Passover, as they have done...