Monthly Archives: March 2018

Holy Saturday or Sabbatum Sanctum

Holy Saturday or Sabbatum Sanctum…. is a day of great anticipation…we have made it to the final day of our Lenten journey. Like Good Friday, there is no celebration of Mass today. The Church will remain empty until dark….the altar … Continue reading

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Good Friday- Christ’s Seven Last Words From the Cross

Christ’s Seven Last Words…I was an adult before I heard that there is such a devotion. On Good Friday while we prepare ourselves for Christ’s death on the Cross… it is one of the most perfect ways of uniting yourself … Continue reading

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Maundy or Holy Thursday- The Mass of the Last Supper

Just four days after His triumphant ride into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey, Jesus celebrates the Passover Feast with His disciples… which is most often referred to as the Last Supper. It is the Mass we celebrate on … Continue reading

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Saint Matthew of Beauvais- March 27th

  On this Tuesday of Holy Week, when we are to be preparing ourselves for the Holy Triduum with prayer and fasting, the calendar of the Holy Catholic Church remembers Saint Matthew of Beauvais, as a martyr for the Faith. … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday – Hosanna In the Highest

Palm Sunday, the sixth and final Sunday of Lent, is a day of mixed emotions for Christians. First we gather in the narthex of the church and watch as the priest blesses the palm fronds that have been gathered for … Continue reading

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The Sorrowful Heart of the Blessed Mother – As Witnessed in the Town of Castelpetroso, Italy

In some areas of the world, the Catholic Faithful pay homage to Our Lady of Sorrows of Castelpetroso every year on March 22nd. It is the story about two women who were tending their sheep when they saw a vision … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Joseph – March 19th

Prayer to St. Joseph for Assistance O glorious St. Joseph, you were chosen by God to be the foster father of Jesus, the most pure spouse of Mary ever Virgin, and the head of the holy family. You have been … Continue reading

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