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September 14, Triumph of the cross This feast commemorates the rescue of the true Cross of Christ by Emperor Heraclius in a victory over the Persians.  Our Mother the Church sings of the triumph of the Holy Cross, the instrument of our salvation. activity – an idea The Feast of

The Birth of the virgin by Giotto di Bondone September 8, the nativity of our blessed virgin mary The feast to commemorate her Immaculate Conception.  It is a day of universal joy, because through the Mother of God, the entire human race was renewed, and the sorrow of the first

September 15, Our Lady of sorrows The month of September is dedicated to Our lady of Sorrows, whose memorial the Church celebrates on September 15. September falls during the liturgical season known as Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green. “And thy own soul sword shall pierce,

JUNE 11, CORPUS CHRISTI CELEBRATION Love for the Eucharist. Christ’s Sacred Heart of love is expressed most profoundly in the Blessed Sacrament. The Eucharist, God’s giving of Himself, is celebrated joyously the Feast of Corpus Christi, which typically falls within the month of June. Devotion to the Eucharist and to

May, month of our Lady In addition to the myriad feast days honoring Our Lady under her many titles and virtues, the entire month of May is especially given to her praise. In the words of Pope Paul VI, May is “a month which the piety of the faithful has