Queen of the May

"O Mary! We crown thee with blossoms today.” Many are familiar with this 19th-century Marian hymn traditionally used during May crownings.

Stand beneath the cross with Mary

This Lent I’ve been focusing on the seven sorrows of Mary, which span Jesus’ infancy through his death and burial. The scene that comes back to me over and over in prayer is that of Mary cradling her deceased Son on her lap — the image known as the pietà.

Bishop Elizondo’s homily for Our Lady of Guadalupe

Below is the text, in English and Spanish, of the homily Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo preached at the 25th annual celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas, December 1 at St. James Cathedral.

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