Category Archives: Feast days
Today is Candlemas day, the commemoration of the presentation of Jesus and purification of Mary in the temple. Candles are solemnly blessed on this feast. I came across this poem. If Candlemas be fair and bright, Winter has another flight. … Continue reading
St. Brigid of Kildare, Pray for us.
Today is the feast of the Triumph or Exaltation of the Holy Cross. It commemorates the finding of the relic of the Cross (326AD) and it’s recapture from the Persians. (628AD) Today is traditionally a fast day, along with Friday and … Continue reading
Today is Candlemas day, the feast of the presentation of our Lord in the temple and purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Lent this year begins a week from tomorrow, so start thinking about it if you haven’t already. And … Continue reading
This past Sunday in many places the feast of the Epiphany was celebrated. I attended Mass at the local monastery. They adhere to the monastic calendar rather than decisions of the USCCB, so we celebrated the second Sunday of Christmas. The … Continue reading
And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger feed trough; – Luke 2:7 I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he … Continue reading