Sunday, April 29, is the Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year B, Cycle II), Good Shepherd Sunday.
May is dedicated to Mary. Pope Pius XII recommended a practice our family has taken up: a May altar dedicated to Mary. “The Rosary, recited in the family, assembled before the image of the Virgin, is an admirable union of hearts, the parents and their children, who come back from their daily work,” wrote Pius XII. “It unites them piously with those absent and those dead. It links all more tightly in a sweet bond of love, with the most Holy Virgin, who, like a loving mother, in the circle of her children, will be there bestowing upon them an abundance of the gifts of concord and...READ MORE