On Sunday, May 31, the Church honors the Feast of Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, when, according to the first chapter of St. Luke, Mary traveled to the hill country of Judea to be with her cousin Elizabeth, who was expecting John the Baptist.
“But wait one hot minute,” you say. “I was at Mass this weekend, and we celebrated the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity!”
Why, yes. Yes, you did. And so did I. Because … celebrating The Most Holy Trinity trumps a Feast day, as well it should! The triune God – majestic, mysterious, and sovereign – can and does trump whatever, whenever.
But. The 31st remains as the Feast of the Visitation, and while we didn’t necessarily celebrate it at Mass this year, there are many reasons we as women should not only ponder its importance in our hearts, but use our feminine genius to keep its lessons alive in our homes and communities.
Read more over at CatholicMom.com!