Solemnity of the Sacred Heart

Today, 19 days after Pentecost, we celebrate The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Sacred Heart is a religious devotion to Jesus’s physical heart as the representation of divine love for humanity. It stresses the central Christian concept of loving and adoring Jesus. The Sacred Heart is often depicted in Christian art as … Read more

Corpus Christi – Presence of Christ in the Eucharist

Today we celebrate Corpus Christi feast. It is held on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Corpus Christi (Latin for “Body of Christ”) is a Western Catholic feast. Its purpose is to honour the Eucharist, the Body and Blood of Christ, and as such it does not commemorate a particular event in Jesus’ life. Its celebration … Read more

Trinity Sunday

Today, we celebrate the ‘Trinity Sunday’. Trinity Sunday commemorates and honors not an event, but a reality: the Holy Trinity. Trinity Sunday falls on the Sunday after Pentecost. It is celebrated in all the Western liturgical churches: Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Methodist. Trinity Sunday, officially “The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity,” is one … Read more

Pentecost – Holy Spirit descent on disciples

Today, being the seventh Sunday after Easter, we commemorate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples and the birth of the Christian Church. The 50th day after the Resurrection of Christ, the Day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit made His official entrance into the Church. This took place as … “When the day … Read more

Rogationtide or Rogation Days

Rogationtide starts with Rogation Sunday and ends on Ascension Day The name Rogationtide comes from the Latin word rogatio, to intercede, ask or beseech. It’s traditionally a time when prayers are made for God’s blessing on the land, livestock and crops in the hope of a good harvest. The fifth Sunday after Easter is called … Read more