Daily Archives: 14 August 2016

15 August – Assumption – Blessing of herbs, flowers and fruit

On 15 August, Feast of the Assumption, in the traditional Rituale Romanum there is a prayer for the blessing of herbs, flowers and fruits.  HERE These occasional blessings, attached to feasts, help us to experience more fully the rhythm of our marvelous … Continue reading

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D. Madison – 15 August – Assumption – Mass of Reparation

On the Feast of the Assumption, there will be a Solemn Mass at 7 PM at St. Mary’s Church in Pine Bluff, just a few minutes to the west of Madison. This Mass, while not to fulfill the obligation (which was … Continue reading

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Mary: Cunctarum Haeresum Interemptrix – Destroyer of All Heresies

Over at The Catholic Thing there is a great entry by my friend Fr. Paul Scalia about Our Blessed Mother, whom we invoke as “Destroyer of All Heresies”. Here’s a sample… In Pascendi dominici gregis, [thank you for the correct orthography] … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon delivered during the Mass you heard to fulfill your Sunday obligation? Let us know.

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