Posts Tagged ‘Solemnity’

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles 29 June 2018

The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul or Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul is a liturgical feast in honor of the martyrdom in Rome of the apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul, which is observed on 29 June. The celebration is of ancient origin, the date selected being the anniversary either of their death…

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Most Sacred Heart of Jesus 8 June 2018

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus falls 19 days after Pentecost, on a Friday. The devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most widely practiced and well-known Roman Catholic devotions, taking Jesus Christ’s physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity. According to the Gospel of John…

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Trinity Sunday 27 May 2018

The fundamental dogma, on which everything in Christianity is based, is that of the Blessed Trinity in whose name all Christians are baptized. The feast of the Blessed Trinity needs to be understood and celebrated as a prolongation of the mysteries of Christ, and as the solemn expression of our faith in this triune life…

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St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary 19 March 2018

St. Joseph, the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster-father of Jesus, was probably born in Bethlehem and probably died in Nazareth. His important mission in God’s plan of salvation was “to legally insert Jesus Christ into the line of David from whom, according to the prophets, the Messiah would be born, and…

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God 1 January 2018

On Monday, January 1, 2018, we celebrate Mass at 9:00 AM. The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God is a feast day of the Blessed Virgin Mary under the aspect of her motherhood of Jesus Christ, whom Christians see as the Lord, Son of God. It is celebrated by the Latin Rite of…

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Trinity Sunday 11 June 2017

The fundamental dogma, on which everything in Christianity is based, is that of the Blessed Trinity in whose name all Christians are baptized. The feast of the Blessed Trinity needs to be understood and celebrated as a prolongation of the mysteries of Christ, and as the solemn expression of our faith in this triune life…

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God 1 January 2017

The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God is a feast day of the Blessed Virgin Mary under the aspect of her motherhood of Jesus Christ, whom Christians see as the Lord, Son of God. It is celebrated by the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church on 1 January, the Octave (8th) day of…

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