Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary “that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory.” Pope Pius XII, Munificentissimus Deus November 1, 1950 Mass Schedule 8:00 a.m. Spoken Mass (Saint Mary’s) 6:30 p.m. Sung Mass (Corpus Christi) Either Mass fulfills your obligation. The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated every year on August 15. This feast commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven. Mary was assumed into heaven before her body could begin to decay—a foreshadowing of our own bodily resurrection at the end of time. Because it signifies the Blessed Virgin’s passing into eternal life, it is the most important of all Marian...
Novena to Our Lady of Fatima begins 5 May!

Novena to Our Lady of Fatima begins 5 May!

On the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady of Fatima, a great way to celebrate is to pray the novena to Our Lady of Fatima: Most Holy Virgin, who has deigned to come to Fatima to reveal to the three little shepherds the treasures of graces hidden in the recitation of the Rosary, inspire our hearts with sincere love of this devotion.      By meditating on the mysteries of our redemption that are recalled in your Rosary, may we gather the fruits contained therein and obtain the conversion of sinners, the conversion of Russia, the Peace of Christ for the world, and this favor that I so earnestly seek of you in this novena…. (here mention your request)      I ask this of you, for the greater glory of God, for your own honor and for the good of all people. Amen Say the Our Father, Hail Mary Glory Be (three times...