Tag: Visitation

The Great Lesson of The Visitation

On May 31st, in the Roman liturgical calendar, we celebrated with great joy the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On this feast day we commemorate when Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth. As the Gospel of St. Luke amply shows, the...

The Feast of the Visitation: Then and Now

On Tuesday, May 31st, we celebrated the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In this Feast we commemorate the Virgin Mary’s famous visit to her cousin, Elizabeth, which is beautifully recorded in Luke’s gospel (1:39–56). The account...

Opening Ourselves to God’s Love

Many years ago, a woman named Gladys Feighan was visiting a patient at Saint John’s Hospital in Detroit when she heard that now Venerable Fr. Solanus Casey was also a patient there. After locating Solanus’ room and convincing a Capuchin...