Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – May 31

VisitationoftheBlessedVirginMary-790x480Today we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  From the CatholicCulture.org website:

“This feast is of medieval origin, it was kept by the Franciscan Order before 1263, and soon its observance spread throughout the entire Church. Previously it was celebrated on July 2. Now it is celebrated between the solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord and the birth of St. John the Baptist, in conformity with the Gospel accounts. Some places appropriately observe a celebration of the reality and sanctity of human life in the womb. The liturgical color is white.”

For more information on this feast of Mary, please visit the Franciscan Media website:

https://www.franciscanmedia.org/visitation/

Or see CatholicCulture.org’s entry for May 31st:

https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2018-05-31

Author: Christ the King Adult Religious Education

Christ the King Parish of Richland, WA has a vast array of opportunities for continued adult faith development and spiritual growth in Christian discipleship. No matter where people are in their journey towards the Lord, there is something for everyone at Christ the King Parish, including: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), Adult Bible Studies, classes on the Catholic Faith, programs for returning Catholics, Young Adult Ministry, the Surviving Divorce program, Coming Home for returning Catholics, parish missions and retreats, parenting resources, information on Christian apologetics, etc. Bible studies, which are generally published by Little Rock, Ascension Press, or Word on Fire, average from 8-10 weeks long and are offered both in the mornings and evenings for your convenience. For more information regarding ongoing formation opportunities for adults, or to give us feedback on what you'd like to see offered at the parish to help you on your faith journey, please send us a message through our "Contact" link or send an email to ckadultre@gmail.com.

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