Today is the Feast of the Presentation of
"The Protoevangel of James and other apocryphal writings relate that the Blessed Virgin Mary, at the age of three, was brought by her parents to the Temple, in fulfillment of a vow, there to be educated. The corresponding feast in the Catholic Church originated in the Orient..."
- Charles Herbermann, Ph.D., LL.D
Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. XXII, Robert Appleton, Co.: NY, 1911
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Painting above: The Presentation of Mary, by Titian
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"This Week's Gospel Message."
This week's message is taken from a different cycle of readings from the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Ordinary form.
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on the issues considered at the recent Extraordinary Synod of Bishops.
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Roman Catholic faith!
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What is morally acceptable when it comes to the
expression of human freedom in thoughts, words, deeds? Click here to read "The
Boundaries of Human Freedom" and learn the answer to this important question!
Welcome to the Society! It is our pleasure to serve you.
On this website you’ll find
information about our missionary association
(established in 2007) and discover numerous spiritual
features, products and services which will help you learn about and actively practice
the Roman Catholic faith, the one true faith passed on to us by the apostles.
We have provided a handy guide to our site pages below and hope it helps you easily
navigate through the website.
We hope you enjoy
your visit and gain insights that lead you to a deep communion
Father, Son — Jesus Christ, and Holy Spirit, the Holy Trinity and
The Society is dedicated to the Divine Infant Jesus: Lord at His conception, Lord at
Michael Ruggiero, Director
Master of Arts degree
Theology and Christian Ministry
Copyright 2014. CES. All rights reserved.
Here's a Quick Guide to Our Site Pages:
Click on About Jesus, Our Lord, to learn who Jesus is in relation to us.
Click on About Our Blessed Mother, Mary, to learn who Mary is in relation to us (by the way, Catholics do not worship Mary, we simply esteem her as the greatest disciple. We view her the way our society views an Olympic champion -- with great respect. Hence we give her hyperdulia -- the greatest esteem or veneration one can give to a human being. We do not give her "latria" or adoration. That alone belongs to God: the Holy Trinity -- Father, Son--Jesus Christ, and Holy Spirit).
Click on This Week's Gospel Message to read our Director's teaching on Sunday's Gospel
Click on New Life in Christ to learn how to gain or restore a certain union with God: accept
Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, have your sin debt paid (and the guilt that accompanies it wiped out) and gain union with Him.
Click on Today to read today's spiritual thoughts and note today's masses.
Click on Contact Us to leave your prayer requests (to be included in our daily prayer services).
Click on Products and Services to subscribe to our journal "Source of Grace," sign up for
Biblical Studies or theological courses through our Theological Association, or purchase
select books. Then click on "Web Store" to purchase products.
Click on Current Events and News to be informed about and participate in current society
efforts, spiritual events, news and commentaries.
Click on Great Prayers to note and pray a variety of effective prayers and devotions.
Click on About the Society to learn more about the Catholic Evangelization Society.