Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Remigius of Rheims

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Remigius of Rheims

Spiritual Reading for Saturday – Sixteenth Week After Pentecost

The devout clients of Mary are all care and fervour in celebrating Novenas- or Nine Days’ Prayer preceding her Festivals; and the Blessed Virgin is all love, in dispensing innumerable and most special graces to them. St. Gertrude one day saw under Mary’s mantle a band of souls whom the great Lady was considering with the most tender affection; and she was given to understand that they were persons who, during the preceding days, had prepared themselves by various devotions for the Feast of the Assumption.

Morning Meditation for Saturday – Sixteenth Week after Pentecost ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Our Lady revealed to St. Bridget that in this world she never had a thought, a desire, or a joy but in God and for God. Mary did not so much repeat acts of the love of God like other Saints: her whole life was one continued act of Divine charity.

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