I took a moment to research about vestments and colors in the liturgical life of the Church. Today, I will explain the chasuble http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03639a.htm and its evolution; then, I will explain why the color rose is used in the liturgy of the Catholic Church. The evolution of the name of what is now today known as chasuble is … Continue reading Priestly Vestments: Why Catholic Priests wear Rose on the Third Sunday of Advent?
Month: December 2017
The Immaculate Conception of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Since it has been quite a while since I wrote my last reflection, I would like to honor the memory of Our Mother. The most blessed Virgin Mary was conceived spotless without a trace of original sin. Based on the evangelist Luke 1:28, “Hail, full of grace” (RSV), means that Mary was always filled with … Continue reading The Immaculate Conception of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Giving Thanks after Thanksgiving
I had a great time last week sharing with longtime friends (no family, because all my family is in Venezuela) a wonderful Thanksgiving Day. For me, Thanksgiving Day should be every day because we should give thanks always and everywhere. That is why every day when we celebrate Mass, the priest give thanks to God on … Continue reading Giving Thanks after Thanksgiving