Our Lady

It would be easier to separate light from the sun than to separate Mary from Jesus.
~St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The Birth of Hope

In September we celebrate Our Lady’s birthday. Don’t all good children remember their mother on her birthday? This special celebration in the Church’s calendar points out a fundamental element of Christianity: our hope for [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:09:02+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on The Birth of Hope

The Rosary is Our Lady’s Own Prayer

St. Dominic’s feast on August 8th is a yearly reminder of importance of the Holy Rosary to the spiritual lives of many Catholics. It is perhaps the Church’s greatest devotion and force of prayer after [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:09:52+00:00August 19th, 2020|Comments Off on The Rosary is Our Lady’s Own Prayer

Mary Untier of Knots, Our Recourse in Temptation

Temptations from the devil are instruments in God’s hands to strengthen the spiritual dimension of the human person, namely, the human mind and will. The sacred humanity of Jesus Christ had to submit to temptation [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:12:34+00:00March 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Mary Untier of Knots, Our Recourse in Temptation

Our Lady’s Victory over Anxiety

The parents of Jesus must have felt some apprehension when they brought the Christ Child to present Him to the Lord in the Temple (a feast day we celebrate on February 2nd). Would He be [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:13:01+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Our Lady’s Victory over Anxiety

Safeguarding Human Dignity through Mary

The world does not share our belief in human dignity; it might proclaim it at times, but their actions speak otherwise. For Catholics, the essential value of the human person is intrinsic. It is not [...]

By |2020-01-23T19:43:28+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Safeguarding Human Dignity through Mary

A Guide for Our Advent Journey

Advent symbolizes the waiting and anticipation of a pregnancy, and Our Lady appears as a key figure in the season. There is a good reason for that: she prepares us for Christ’s birth by helping [...]

By |2019-12-01T19:55:48+00:00December 1st, 2019|Comments Off on A Guide for Our Advent Journey

Our Lady’s Love for Souls in Purgatory

If there is anyone who is interested in releasing souls from Purgatory, it is the Blessed Virgin Mary. When her Son went to “preach to the souls in prison” (1 Peter 3:19) immediately after His [...]

By |2019-11-02T20:01:36+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Our Lady’s Love for Souls in Purgatory

Queen of the Archangels

September concludes with the feast of those glorious spiritual beings that Christian Tradition acknowledges as the princes of the angelic world: the Archangels. The three named Archangels of Scripture are Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel, and [...]

By |2019-09-29T00:26:27+00:00September 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Queen of the Archangels

The Assumption Releases Us from Worldliness

The Mother of Jesus, after assisting the Apostles at the birth of the Church, was released from her mortal life at the Assumption and given a greater ability to help her children from Heaven. Mary’s [...]

By |2019-08-15T10:29:16+00:00August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on The Assumption Releases Us from Worldliness

Undoing the Knot of Clerical Scandals

The Catholic priesthood is undoubtedly experiencing a profound crisis at this moment. The vast majority of good priests are tainted by the scandals, but Our Lady, Mother of Priests, does not give up hope for [...]

By |2019-07-01T01:54:44+00:00July 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Undoing the Knot of Clerical Scandals

The Church’s First Novena

Ascension Thursday begins what we may call the Church’s first novena. It is the nine-day period between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost Sunday in which the disciples were locked in the Upper Room, united in prayer [...]

By |2019-06-01T10:42:29+00:00June 1st, 2019|Comments Off on The Church’s First Novena
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