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He Surrounded the Church with Splendour

Having lived during the reign of Constantine, St. Sylvester was the Pope who presided over the transformation resulting from the fact that the Church...

I Want to Live and Die on the Cross!

Holy Cross, supreme treasure which Jesus reserves for His Heart's elects. I desire to live with you and die with you, like the Bridegroom whom...

Treasure of Meditation

I n this photograph at the age of eight, St. Therese is looking into a vague, undefined point, but with a kind of rapt,...

Two Hearts that Were But One

The attitude of Our Lady during the Passion of Our Lord was a great consolation for the Man-God: her compassion strengthened Him, her tears...

A Man in the Fullest Sense of the Term

St. Louis IX, King of France, represented, with a plenitude that rarely appears in history, the Catholic man as the Church wants him to...

The Eliatic Mark and Devotion to Mary

The entire prophetic cohort of Mount Carmel arose from Elijah the Tishbite, and was  guided after his departure for Heaven by Elisha. It would...

“Let the Children Come to Me”

Jesus would say this not only in the sense of protection, but also of respect, of dedication, of admiration. “What a clean soul! What...

A Soul Wholly Made of Love

The Holy Spirit is Love in essence. In order for His virginal Spouse, His “alter ego”, to be like Him, She could only have...

Vibrant and Chaste Joys

The Holy Church makes use of the vibrant and chaste joys of Easter to make shine before our eyes, even amidst the sadness of...

With sword in hand

St. Joseph is a figure closely united to the battles fought for the good, and he is called to help those who wage them....

Harmonious Perfections

How can we reconcile the image of such a strong, incomparable, and supreme Jesus, with that of a Jesus so merciful and accessible to...

Have confidence in Me

My child, have confidence in Me. I want to give you that which you do not have the strength to obtain. Pray to Me; I am...

Wonderful Counsellor

He did not yet speak, but He was the wonderful Counsellor; he did not walk, but was the mighty God who moved the universe; presenting Himself...

Father, Guide and Protector of the Virgin

Among the countless graces that the Father bestowed on His beloved Daughter during her time in the Temple, the relationship with Simeon stands out....

More Exalted than the Heavens

  Hail, truly full of grace, for Thou art holier than the Angels and more eminent than the Archangels. Hail, full of grace, for Thou...

Shield and Sword of the Church

  St. Michael led the fight against the demons in the Prœlium Magnum and cast them into hell. This Archangel is, moreover, the head of...

Patron Saint of Latin America

    An enormous work of evangelization had to be carried out in order to form the immense collectivity of Catholic peoples that today we call...

The Reason for Our Confidence

We could ask why Our Lady is called the Mother of Divine Providence. She bears this title, not because She gave birth to Divine...

Mother of Perpetual Help

  What is being specifically praised in the invocation of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is not that the Blessed Virgin Mary helps us often,...

Reborn in the Heart of Mary

T he Paraclete was united to Mary in such an intimate and profound way that they formed, so to speak, one single spirit; the Comforter...

St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church

St. Joseph has ­already been proclaimed Patron of the Universal Church, but he has not yet shown to humanity the strength of his arm....

Consecration to Saint Joseph

O Most Holy spouse of Mary, before thee are those whom thou hast aided in a special way, in all circumstances, and who take...

The Holy Rosary – Aid in Times of Trial

The Roman Pontiffs, and the other Holy Fathers, our predecessors, when they were pressed in upon by temporal or spiritual wars, or troubled by...