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Solemnity of the Annunciation

What’s the big deal with Catholics and the Virgin Mary? Do they worship her or just pray to her? What’s the Annunciation? What’s the Immaculate Conception? What’s the Assumption? Note: Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 25, 2022 / 12:30 pm Pope Francis on Friday consecrated Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary with a prayer asking for peace in the world. At the end of a penitential service in St. Peter’s Basilica on March 25, the pope carried out …

by Francesca Pollio Fenton Denver Newsroom, Mar 24, 2022 / 14:30 pm Just when you think you’ve got the Lenten rules down pat, you learn something new. For instance, you probably already are well aware that Catholics are called to abstain from eating meat on all Fridays throughout Lent. But …

When Jesus saw his mother* and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son.” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother.” And from that hour the disciple took her into his home. JN 19: 26-27 (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
For your Catholic Breakfast: Happy Solemnity of the Annunciation! This morning on Catholic Breakfast, Fr. Muir talks about the beauty of the Annunciation.

The Solemnity of the Annunciation celebrates the coming of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her the special mission God had chosen for her in being the mother of His only son. We are continually reminded of the importance of this feast to our salvation in …

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Mar 22, 2020 / 07:05 am (CNA).- Pope Francis has asked Christians around the world to unite in praying the Our Father prayer at noon on March 25 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “In these days of trial, while humanity trembles at the threat …