Jul 16 – Homily – Fr Bonaventure: Our Lady of Mt Carmel

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Homily #100716 ( 10min) Play - Today is the feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel which commemorates the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary to St Simon Stock a Carmelite Monk. During the apparition Our Lady gave St Simon the scapular, an apron-like piece of cloth worn outside of all Carmelites' habits (and by any lay person who wants to wear it under their clothes) as a sign of their trust in Our Lady's intercession. Father explains the symbolism of the scapular and the importance of Marian apparitions and devotions for upholding Christian doctrine and devotion.
Ave Maria! - Mass: - Readings:
Genesis 3:9-15, 20
First Samuel 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8
Luke 2:27-35

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