Category: Advent 2015

Loreto: A Place and a Grace

Pope Benedict XVI preached at Loreto on 4 October 2012. On this feast of the Holy House of the Incarnation, Pope Benedict’s words invite us...

Gaudens gaudebo in Domino

A Meditation on the Mass of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary [Originally posted in 2006] Look at this extraordinary medieval painting that...

Tota pulchra

The Radiant Brightness of the Immaculate Virgin Mary How right it is that in these « cold, and dark, and dreary » December days the sacred liturgy...

Pax vera descendit

This day is the true peace come down unto us from heaven. * This day throughout the whole world the skies drop down sweetness. V....

I Will Betake Myself to Thy House

The Holy House of Loreto Falling between the feasts of the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Guadalupe, is the feast of The Holy House...