Here’s a little seen image of Mary, our Glorious Mother, located “behind the scenes” at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. As I’ve said, there are really three annunciations in the Gospels: to Zechariah, to Joseph, and the greatest annunciation of all, to our Blessed Mother Mary – and her response, “Be it done unto me according to thy word.”(more…)
Here’s my homily from this morning. Today is the Annunciation to Zechariah. During the holidays, we like to gather and retell family stories. That’s what’s going on in our Gospel this morning. These are family stories of miraculous deeds that surrounded the birth of Jesus.
Here’s my homily from this morning. Over the next three days,our Gospels will focus on 3 annunciations. Today we read about the annunciation of St. Joseph. These were necessary because God had to remind Joseph, Zechariah and Mary that the Messiah was coming in a simple way.