Holy Day Reflections

Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

Giacomo della Porta, Holy Name of Jesus, c 1580, Church of the Gesu, Rome January 3: Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus Devotion to…

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Raffaello (Raphael) Sanzio da Urbino, The Tempi Madonna, 1508, Alte Pinakothek, Munich January 1: The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God The Blessed Virgin Mary…

Novena de Navidad • Décima estación

The Word Becomes Flesh O Antiphon Gaude! Gaude!Emmanuel nascetur pro te Israel! Rejoice! Rejoice!Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel! Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni,…

Novena de Navidad • Octava Estación

The Shepherds Visit the Holy Family O Antiphon O Emmanuel,Rex et legifer noster,expectratio gentium, et Salvator earum:Veni ad salvandum nos, Domines, Deus noster. O Emmanuel,our…

Novena de Navidad • Séptima Estación

The Angel Visits the Shepherds O Antiphon O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum,lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum:Veni, et salva hominem,quem de limo formasti. O…

Novena de Navidad • Sexta Estación

Mary and Joseph Arrive in Bethlehem O Antiphon O Oriens,splendor lucis aeternae et sol iustitiae:Veni et illumina sedentes in tenebriset umbra mortis. O Dayspring,Brightness of…

Novena de Navidad • Cuarta Estación

The Angel Visits Joseph O Antiphon O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum,super quem continebunt reges os suum,quem Gentes deprecabuntur:Veni ad liberandum nos, jam…