Annunciation of Our Lord

March 25- The Annunciation of Our Lord – No one can say anything greater of her or to her, though he had as many tongues as there are leaves on the trees, or grass in the fields, or stars in the sky, or sand by the sea. It needs to be pondered in the...

Mary, Mother of our Lord

Mary, Mother of our Lord – August 15 – Mary, Mother of Our Lord – The honor paid to Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord and God, goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back further, for even before the birth of her Son, Mary prophesied,...

The Annunciation of Our Lord (transferred)

March 24 (transferred from March 25) – The Annunciation of Our Lord to the Virgin Mary – No one can say anything greater of her or to her, though he had as many tongues as there are leaves on the trees, or grass in the fields, or stars in the sky, or sand by...

Mary, Mother of Our Lord

Mary, Mother of Our Lord – The honor paid to Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord and God, goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back further, for even before the birth of her Son, Mary prophesied, “From this time forth, all generations shall call me...

Second Vespers, Mary, Mother of Our Lord

Mary, Mother of Our Lord – Second Vespers, Lesson – If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all men most to be pitied. But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came...

Mary, Mother of our Lord

August 15 – Mary, Mother of Our Lord – The honor paid to Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord and God, goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back further, for even before the birth of her Son, Mary prophesied, “From this time forth, all generations...