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 is my homily for the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 10, 2018. For a couple moments this morning let’s think about Mary, the Mother of Jesus and our own spiritual mother.
I’d like to propose to you a specific prayer in the Church’s treasury: the prayer we call the Rosary.
From my podcast, Conversation with Cardinal Dolan on SIRIUS XM, here’s a bit of my conversation with Father Dave Dwyer about events this May, the month of Mary.
In this week’s Catholic New York column, I wrote about the rosary, a wonderful prayer and an effective means of evangelization. I thought you might want to read it.
Here is an excerpt:
Pope Francis has radiantly reminded us of this, hasn’t he? It’s not helpful to start with what the Church is against; it’s not productive to begin with what’s right or wrong. We’ll get to that eventually. No, we start with the Person, the invitation, the message of Jesus! Then, everything else flows from this saving proclamation!
My friend, Father Bob Barron, one of the nation’s premier evangelists today, puts it like this:…