Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Mass during the Day

Central Idea: The Blessed Virgin Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant. Doctrine: The Assumption. Practical Application: Devotion to the Blessed Virgin. Lectionary 622. Central Idea: The Blessed Virgin Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant. Reading 1 Rv 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab God’s temple in heaven was opened, and […] Read more »

The Assumption – Vigil Mass

Central idea: The Ark of the Covenant. Doctrine: The Assumption. Practical application: Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Lectionary 621. Reading 1 1 Chron 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2 David assembled all Israel in Jerusalem to bring the ark of the LORD to the place which he had prepared for it. David […] Read more »

Solemnity of All Saints

Here is the link to a doctrinal homily outline for the Solemnity of All Saints. The doctrinal and practical foci are the beatitude of heaven and the Beatitudes. The Beatitudes are a self-portrait of Jesus Christ, a picture of the lives of the saints, and a blueprint for how we […] Read more »