Articles Tagged ‘Blessed Virgin Mary’

Our Lady and the Octave of Christmas


Hail, holy Mother! The Child to whom you gave birth is the King of Heaven and earth forever. Christmas is a Solemnity with an Octave. This means that for eight days the Sacred Liturgy celebrates the Mystery of Christmas. The last day of the Octave is kept as the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, which celebrates the divine motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is the oldest of all Marian feasts. It celebrates not only our Lady’s unique ... (Continue reading)



Our January artist, Justin Jensen, studied illustration at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. After graduation, he traveled through Europe and decided there was an amazing potential for beauty in art. He decided to continue studying painting at Colorado State University. He currently teaches online at RMCAD and is collaborating with a friend on illustrating a children’s book about the Eucharist. What is this piece about? This is a depiction of Zachariah—the father of St. John the ... (Continue reading)

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