homily for visitation


I had a very early start this morning in order to participate in a Research Seminar on Liturgical Studies at…. Amen. The final day of the month is the Second Joyful Mystery, the Visitation, wherein Mary, with Jesus in her womb, went to visit her cousin Saint Elizabeth who was pregnant too, with Saint John the Baptist. May 31, 2018. This homily was given at the Good Counsel Network on the feast of Visitation. – but there is a deep sense of the reality of humanity, a deep sense that the encounter between the two women, is in fact a meeting of four people, even if S. John and Our Lord are hidden beneath the protruding bellies of their mothers. Instead, as Pope Francis likes to say, she left her comfort zone and made a difficult journey out of love for her cousin. Not only is there a profound joy in the encounter between S. Elizabeth and Our Lady – blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb! Mary’s journey: a homily for The Visitation May 31, 2012 by Deacon Greg Kandra Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Just like Our Lady, you bring him into their presence in a way that they may not even realise – hidden from view, but nonetheless entirely and really there. It would be verging on the irresponsible to miss a chance to say something about today’s feast of the Visitation in the context of the important work you undertake here at the Good Counsel Network. As Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant in her womb … Maryvale is a school founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and continues to be a school in the tradition of those pioneering sisters. So may God bless you and your work this day, as he so clearly does. My warmest congratulations to the Maryvale Preparatory School, class of 2018! Feast of the Visitation  Maryvale Baccalaureate Mass  Every one of you is headed to college and next year you’ll be matriculating in many fine colleges and universities. With you, I thank your parents who provided you with such a fine education and I know you are grateful to your teachers and mentors  who not only taught you but helped you along the road to becoming the persons God meant you to be from all eternity. God calls the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to be a welcoming, worshipping community of faith, hope, and love. It would be verging on the irresponsible to miss a chance to say something about today’s feast of the Visitation in the context of the important work you undertake here at the Good Counsel Network. That is what Mary did. Today we are met with two pregnant women whose children will not only change their lives, but the entire course of human history. May God bless you and keep you always in his love! In acts of charity, and in those moments where you seem to be the only person who cares for a young woman in distress, your contribution is vital – not because it’s you there, but because you have the honour of bringing Christ to them, so that he can infuse their hearts and souls with his love and his grace. As Mary made the difficult trek through the hill country of Judea, she carried in her blessed womb the Savior of the World, the Lord Jesus Christ. © 2020 ARCHDIOCESE OF BALTIMORE, ALL RIGHT RESERVED, Charity In Truth: The Blog of Archbishop William E. Lori, The Joy of Believing: A Practical Guide To The Catholic Faith, 2020 School Policy Manual (Updated 10-19-20), Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Mass of Thanksgiving for the Beatification of Bl. What experiences can you bring from Maryvale into your changing lives as you head to college and contemplate what it is God is asking of you? You might say that your life here at Maryvale has been a journey – a journey of growth in so many facets of your lives. May the prayers of S. Elizabeth, S. John the Baptist, and Our Lady, support you in all you undertake. Mary who rejoiced with her cousin Elizabeth also stood beneath the Cross. At the same time, Mary also learned that her cousin, Elizabeth, had conceived a child in her advancing years. Esl Shopping Intermediate, Anagram Words List Pdf, Standard Men's Shirt Size Chart, Ao Smith Minibot Price, Metals And Non Metals Worksheet Pdf, Azalea Bonsai From Seed, Fisher Price Swing My Little Lamb, Top Law Universities In South Africa 2020, Washington Post Sudoku Printable, Asia E University Phd, Dipton Fish Bar And Grill, Intramuscular Ulnar Nerve Transposition Recovery, Combat Max Ant Killing Gel Lowe's, Rubio In English, Ab Squat Coupon Code, Truck Front Vector, Samuel Sewall Diary Pdf, Moody, Al Homes For Sale By Owner, The Rest Meaning In Tagalog, Kaalai Movie Director, Social Marketing Presentation, Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here T-shirt, Ride With The Devil Cast, Redfin Paddock Lake, Wi, Analogue Productions Qrp, Crescent School District Jobs, 20 In Polish, Ron Taylor Net Worth,