The Visitation

"The Visitation" (detail) by Albertinell

Authentic Friendship—Learning from Mary

God made us for communion, and as women, we have been given an incredible gift. In fact our fundamental value as women is our ability to receive the other, our gift of receptivity that is characterized by our self-gift, giving the gift of presence. It is a special gift that is important in society today—that is to witness to the […]

"The Visitation" (detail) by Albertinell

Mary, Ark of the New Covenant, Leads Us to Her Son

We have arrived at the final Sunday of Advent. Christmas is just five days away. Hopefully, we have all completed our shopping and decorating. Our children have all mailed their letters to Santa! Many of us are completing preparations for our families to gather together to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. So, hopefully, we have also been attentive […]

The Visitation by Albertinell

Daily Catholic Quote on the Visitation

“During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, ‘Most blessed are you among […]

The Visitation by Albertinell

Mary, the Ark of the New Covenant, Helps us say “Yes” to Her Son

We have arrived at the final Sunday of Advent. Christmas is just two days away. Hopefully, we have all completed our shopping and decorating. Our children have all mailed their letters to Santa! Many of us are completing preparations for our families to gather together to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. So, hopefully, we have also been attentive […]