Sunday, December 16
at 12 Noon Mass
Cathedral of the Assumption
All expectant mothers are invited receive a special blessing from Archbishop Kurtz for the children they are carrying.
The “Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb” was crafted to support parents awaiting the birth of their child, to encourage parish prayers for —and recognition of — the precious gift of the child in the womb, and to foster respect for human life within society. ~United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Image is Tapestry Visitation, with the two “cutaway” children, c.1410. John the Baptist kneels to Jesus, who blesses him.