Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows – September 15


“And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, ‘Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that is spoken against (and a sword will pierce through your soul also), that thoughts out of many hearts may be revealed,’” (Lk. 2:34-35).

Today, the day after the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, we are asked to contemplate Mary’s role at the foot of the Cross, as she shared with Her Son in His compassion for sinners