Our Lady of the Rosary, Murillo

Queen of the Holy Rosary

October is the month traditionally dedicated to the Holy Rosary and Wednesday, October 7th is the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. The Rosary is a calming, reflective prayer with ancient roots. With Mary, the Most Holy Mother of God, we meditate on Gospel mysteries. With her, we focus on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ her Divine Son. Pray the Rosary for peace in our war torn world.

Genuflect, genuflect, genuflect

It’s the Catholic custom to genuflect toward the Tabernacle when entering or leaving the church, and especially when passing in front of the Tabernacle. This bending of the knee is a sign of reverence toward the “real” presence of Jesus in the mystery of the Eucharist.

The Sacrament of Matrimony

Catechism of the Catholic Church
For what ends has God instituted Matrimony?
The marital union of man and woman, which is founded and endowed with its own proper laws by the Creator, is by its very nature ordered to the communion and good of the couple and to the generation and education of children. According to the original divine plan this conjugal union is indissoluble, as Jesus Christ affirmed: “What God has joined together, let no man put asunder” (Mk. 10:9). To be continued ...