Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin MaryVigil
Readings for the Mass during the DayReadings for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading 1 1 CHR 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 also called together the sons of Aaron and the Levites. The Levites bore the ark of God on their shoulders with poles, as Moses had ordained according to the word of the LORD. David commanded the chiefs of the […]
Prayer to Our Lady, Assumed into Heaven: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, August 15, 2020
Immaculate Virgin, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, we believe in your triumphant assumption into heaven where the angels and saints acclaim you as Queen. We join them in praising you and bless the Lord who raised you above all creatures. With them we offer you our devotion and love. We are confident that you watch over our daily efforts and needs, and we take comfort from the faith in the coming resurrection. We look to you, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. After this earthly life, show ...
St. Stephen the Great: Saint of the Day for Sunday, August 16, 2020
St. Stephen the Great (977-1038), was the son of the Magyar chieftain Geza, Stephen succeeded him as leader in 997. Already raised a Christian, in 996 he wed the daughter of Duke Henry II of Bavaria and devoted much of his reign to the promotion of […]
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