Optional Memoria of Saints Marcellinus and Peter

Optional Memoria of Saints Marcellinus and Peter Very little is known about these two Saints. Pope Damasus 1 was born in Ad 305 and became Pope from Ad 366 to Ad 384 and gave us some information in his Epitaph about them. Pope Damasus 1 informed the church that he had spoken to their executioner … [Read more…]

Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church

Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church On the 11th of February 2018, the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments inscribed a new obligatory Memorial, Mary, Mother of the Church. It was to be celebrated in the Roman Calendar on the first Monday after Pentecost. At the close of the Second … [Read more…]

St John 19: 25-34

St John 19: 25-34 In today’s Gospel for the Memorial of Mary Mother of the Church, we see the remnant of faithful disciples along side Our Blessed Mother, Mary. From this small faithful group and others will arise the Church. As they stand beneath the cross, Jesus addresses St John “behold thy mother”. Jesus fulfils … [Read more…]