Meditations

Conceived Without Sin!

Acting under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, Blessed Pius IX declared, pronounced and defined the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception as dogma. By means of it the Church jubilantly exalts the figure of Her who triumphantly crushed the head of the devil.

Queen, Mother and Advocate of the sinners.

Rivers of blessed ink have flowed from the pens of Saints and Doctors regarding the Hail Holy Queen. However, does the reader know the history of one of the most moving Marian prayers?   Work, traffic, household chores, daily concerns… Let us leave aside everything that surrounds us in our everyday lives for a moment […]

Our Lady of Mount Carmel and her Brown Scapular

Saint Simon Stock pleaded to Our Lady for help in solving a problem of the Carmelite Order, while he was praying, the Virgin appeared, bringing the Scapular in her hands.

Inebriated by the Fire of the Spirit

From that moment on, wherever there are authentic Catholics, the presence of the Divine Holy Spirit is felt through the infallibility of doctrine, the continuity of sanctity and apostolic vigor.

Christ Reigns and Triumphs in Mary

One of the most important episodes of the history of the Church, since Protestantism, was certainly the diffusion of devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The writings of the Saints who most distinguished themselves in teaching this devotion brim with hope in the victory of the kingship of Jesus Christ, after the stormy days […]

The Virtue of Faith: the Foundation of Great Works

Whoever is united to God by faith participates in some way in the divine power and becomes, in a certain sense, as powerful as God Himself.

“Death before Dishonour”

Pursued by a hunter who encircles it with mud, the ermine chooses to surrender its life rather than soil its coat. Upright souls act likewise when they prefer death rather than wallowing in the mire of sin.

Hymn of Wisdom, Humility and Grandeur

The promise made to Abraham was fulfilled: Our Lady carried in her womb the Expectation of the Nations. Inspired by the Most High, She composes this marvellous hymn, an inestimable jewel of God’s praises.

“Do not be unbelieving, but believe”

“Put your finger here and see my hands, and bring your hand and put it into my side, and do not be unbelieving…”

A Sonnet that Portrays the Vocation of Each Person

Let us no longer fall into the error described by the great poet, but let us hear today the voice of Him who calls us with such love. May we be faithful our vocation as children of God.