Monthly Archives: May 2017

Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – May 31st

39 Mary set out at that time and went as quickly as she could into the hill country to a town in Judah. 40 She went into Zechariah’s house and greeted Elizabeth. 41 Now it happened that as soon as … Continue reading

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The Ascension of the Lord – Ascension Thursday – May 25th

  In the traditional Catholic Church the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus is called Ascension Thursday…it always falls on the 40th day after Easter. It is one of the great solemnities in the Christian Liturgical calendar. It commemorates the … Continue reading

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Mary, Help of Christians – May 24th

  Throughout the centuries Christians have constantly been aided by the miraculous help of the Blessed Virgin. In one way or another, She has been instrumental in helping mankind with personal battles, as well as in battles that saved whole … Continue reading

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Martyrs of the Mexican Revolution – May 21

┬íViva Cristo Rey! Long Live Christ the King! It’s a battle cry that was heard on the dusty roads of Mexico in the early days of the 1920’s…a mere one hundred years ago… It is a battle cry we should … Continue reading

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Saint Simon Stock – May 16th

As we continue to study the lives of the saints in the Holy Catholic Church we are sure to encounter many, who even though they have been declared a saint in heaven, not much had been documented about their early … Continue reading

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St. Isidore the Farmer – May 15th

As we have already discovered, God wants each of us to be saints. No matter what our vocation in life….whether we are called to be mothers…or fathers….or lawyers or nurses…or doctors…or farmers….or teachers… or religious…whatever our vocation. God is calling … Continue reading

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Feast of Our Lady of Fatima – May 13th

On Sunday May 13th 1917 the children were pasturing their flock as usual at the Cova da Iria, which was about a mile from their homes. They were playing when suddenly a bright shaft of light pierced the air. They … Continue reading

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