Sunday, November 28, 2010

First Sunday of Advent

Thus begins the Church’s Year. From Fr. Goffine’s book: Advent is that solemn time, immediately preceding Christmas, instituted by the Church in order that we should, in the first place, meditate on the Incarnation of Christ, the love, patience and humility which He has shown us, and prove our gratitude to Him, because He came […]


Saturday, November 27, 2010

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

This Class III feast is celebrated on November 27 at the pleasure of the local ordinary, as it is a devotion and not a universal feast. From the 1945 Marian Missal and 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia: The devotion commonly known as that of the Miraculous Medal owes its origin to Zoe Labore, a member of the […]