Come celebrate the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God on January 1st which is a Holy Day of obligation. We celebrate this solemnity each year on the same date. | Ven a celebrar la Solemnidad de Santa María, Madre de Dios el 1 de enero que es un dia obligatorio. Celebramos la solemnidad cara ano en la misma fecha.
- 5:00 pm Vigil Mass (Dec. 31) - bilingual (English and español) @ St. Francis
- 6:30 pm Vigil Mass (Dec. 31) @ Our Lady of the Lake
- 10:30 am Mass - bilingual (English and español) @ St. Francis de Sales
- 12:00 pm Mass @ Our Lady of the Lake
The Story of Mary, Mother of God
Mary’s divine motherhood broadens the Christmas spotlight. Mary has an important role to play in the Incarnation of the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity. She consents to God’s invitation conveyed by the angel (Luke 1:26-38). Elizabeth proclaims: “Most blessed are you among women and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?” (Luke 1:42-43, emphasis added). Mary’s role as mother of God places her in a unique position in God’s redemptive plan. Read More...