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August 22: OUR LADY, MOTHER AND QUEEN. Divine Office 2nd reading.

August 22:
OUR LADY, MOTHER AND QUEEN
Queen of the world and of peace

This celebration was instituted by Pope Pius XII in 1954. Mary participates in the glorious and universal kingdom of Christ. 633 more words

Virgin Mary

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

There are times when the monotony of daily living and the drudgery of dull routine sap all our energy and eat into our souls.  It usually results in the weakening of our conviction that God is present and at work in our lives.  408 more words

Saints

Transfiguration of Christ; Transformation of Christians

For me, the narrative of the Transfiguration of Jesus is one of the most mysterious in the Gospels.

At the top of Mount Tabor, Peter, James and John were allowed a vision of Jesus in the company of major Old Testament prophets, Moses and Elijah. 452 more words

Meditations

Transfiguration of the Lord

There were times when Our Lord’s disciples were a little bit dense and slow on the uptake.  Even when faced with the glory of the Lord in the wonder of his Transfiguration they are still not on Our Lord’s wavelength.   887 more words

Sunday Homilies