The ‘O Antiphons’ – Expressions of Messianic Hope
The Great Advent Antiphons, or ‘O Antiphons’, from the 6th century, are chants that call upon the titles given to Christ by the ancient prophets.
Messy Rosaries are Blessed Rosaries
by Michaelyn Hein – “Hail Mary, full of grace,” we recited, as our four-year-old dived off the couch to the floor. Not to be outdone, our daughter followed her little […]
Devotion to St. Joseph Obtains More Than We Can Ask
by Donal Anthony Foley – St. Joseph has a treasured position in the Church as regards Catholic devotion, a position that was greatly enhanced in 1870, when Pope Pius IX […]
The Immaculate Conception and the absolute purity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
by Prof. Michael Ogunu – The Immaculate Conception is, according to Roman Catholic doctrine, the conception of the Virgin Mary without any stain (immacula in Latin) of original sin. Hence, […]