Let us come with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and may find grace in seasonable aid.
Today is the Octave-Day of the Assumption of our Lady and the feast of her Immaculate Heart. Yet another patronal feast day for Maria, who never tires of having so many name days. Here she is with her newest little brother, whom she loves to hold.
Oh, and by the way, he and his mother are happily home from the hospital as of last Thursday. The baptism, if we can scrape together all the necessary paperwork in time, is scheduled for this coming Tuesday (the 8th day).