Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God 2016

     Today, as the world celebrates a new year, we as Catholics pause to remember the Mother of Him who created time and space. While often non-Catholics accuse our Marian Piety of being an attempt to worship the Blessed Virgin, the reality is this feast worships only our Lord while honoring her who brought… Continue reading Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God 2016

In Defense of the Blessed Mother’s Virginity

     Every Sunday at Mass, when we recite the Nicene Creed, we profess our belief that Jesus “was born of the virgin Mary.”[1] This profession of our Lady’s virginity expresses the ancient belief of our Church, dating back to the early second century and universally held by the 4th century, that the Mother of… Continue reading In Defense of the Blessed Mother’s Virginity