November 2, 2019All Souls Day
'We will not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning them that are asleep, that you be not sorrowful, even as others who have no hope,' [1 Thess. iv. 13] The Church today has the same desire as the Apostle thus expressed to the first Christians.
November 1, 2019Mary, Queen of all Saints
With a mighty effort the apostles pulled the minds of men heavenwards. They tried to convince men that the joys of this earth were to be trampled upon so as to obtain the eternal goods in heaven.
October 31, 2019Mary and the fullness of time (part II)
Saint Bernard says of the Blessed Virgin that the only thing she ever asked for was grace: Et semper inveniet gratiam. She did not imitate Solomon by asking for wisdom.
October 30, 2019Mary and the fullness of time (part I)
The whole of the Old Testament seems to come together in her with a more ardent longing and a more complete spiritual preparation for Our Lord's coming.
October 26, 2019The Total Dependence of Our Lord on Our Lady
St. Louis de Montfort takes a close look at the hidden life of Our Lord. What does he see? God Almighty imprisoning Himself in the womb of Mary for 9 months, then living as a little babe relying on her for his nourishment and bodily care.