Guds heliga moder Marias högtid

Mercy and truth have met, Justice and peace have embraced. Truth has sprung up from the earth, and Justice has looked down from heaven. (Ps 84/85:11-12) When the Fathers of the Church wanted to speak of the mystery of the Incarnation, and of the Divine Motherhood of Mary, they would often seek their inspiration, their […]

Guds heliga moder Marias högtid/The Solemnity of Mary Mother of God

Gal 4:4-7 “Ubi venit plenitudo temporis…” When the fullness of time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman… These are the words of St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, Chapter 4, beginning verse 4. The passage is one of the most frequently quoted from all Paul’s writings and we had it also just […]

Guds heliga moder Marias högtid 2015/Solemnity of Mary, mother of God

As for Mary, she treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart. What Mary did, treasuring and pondering the mysteries of Christ, as twice reported by St. Luke, is what the Church ever does; what the liturgy does; what theologians do, what monks do, what all Christians who pray do. Today is the […]