Tag: Pope Pius XII

  • The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    1950 that Pope Pius XII, in the Apostolic Constitution Munificentissimus Deus, defined the dogma of the Assumption of Mary: “The Immaculate Mother of God, the ever-virgin Mary, having complete the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heaven.”

  • Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

    Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

    “Lord, give success to the work of our hands” Psalm 90:17 We most notably celebrate and commemorate St. Joseph as the earthly father of Jesus and devoted husband to the Virgin Mary. We celebrate him on March 19 as the Patron Saint of the Universal Church. The May 1 feast extends Sr. Joseph’s protection to the laborer.