July 12, 2018From the Glories of Mary about Refuge of Sinners

A few days before the feast of the Annunciation, a certain priest at Strassburg was asked to visit a gentleman who was mortally ill.

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July 11, 2018Efficacy of Marian Intercession

St. Bernard has a beautiful passage in his "Missus Est" homily, in which he conveys the efficacy of Mary’s intercession. Take a moment to read the beauty of his reflection on Mary as Star of the Sea (Stella Maris).

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July 10, 2018Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary

There is one who is Queen of God's kingdom. Queen of the angels and of the saints, Mother of God, to whom, therefore, there is due a special kind of veneration which is known as hyperdulia.

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July 9, 2018Mary’s faith

As the Blessed Virgin is the mother of holy love and hope, so also is she the mother of faith: I am the mother of fair love, and of fear, and of knowledge, and of holy hope.

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July 8, 2018The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

How can we recognize a false prophet as a ravening wolf in sheep's clothing? What is the Church's teaching on good works and their importance for our sanctification?

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