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Novena in Honor of the Annunciation to Our Lady (Beginning March 16)

Novena in Honor of the Annunciation to Our Lady (Beginning March 16) [i. 300 Days each day. ii. Plenary on the Feast or during the Octave. I, II, IV. (See Instructions, p. 1.)]   Veni Sancte Spiritus, reple tuorum corda fidelium, et tui amoris in eis ignem accende.   Come, O Holy Ghost, fill the […]

Novena in Honor of Our Lady’s Divine Maternity (Beginning October 2)

Novena in Honor of Our Lady’s Divine Maternity (Beginning October 2) [May be said in public or private. i. 300 Days each day. ii. Plenary, on the Feast or during the Octave. I, II, IV. (See Instructions, p. I, 1910 Raccolta.)] —Pius VII, Mem., August 12, 1815; Pius VIII, July 9, 1830. From all eternity […]

TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY HOUSE OF LORETO (10 December)

The Miracle of the Holy House of Loreto by Lee Wells THE MOST TREASURED and venerated Shrine of our Lady throughout the world is that of the Holy House of Nazareth in the Basilica at Loreto, Italy. And rightly so, for according to tradition, to testimonies of Popes and Saints this is where the “recreation”—–our […]

March 25th: Creation, Annunciation, & Calvary

In his book The Spirit of the Liturgy, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger writes about the connection between creation, the cross and Christ’s conception: “Jewish tradition gave the date of March 25 to Abraham’s sacrifice, this day was also regarded as the day of creation, the day when God’s word decreed: ‘Let there be light.’ It […]

MARCH 25 – THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE EVER BLESSED VIRGIN ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

MARCH 25 – THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE EVER BLESSED VIRGIN   This is a great day, not only to man, but even to God Himself; for it is the anniversary of the most solemn event that time has ever witnessed. On this day, the divine Word, by whom the Father created the world, was made […]