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Posture and Nobility in Face of Hardships!

Since man is composed of body and soul, whatever happens in his physical life has repercussions in his spiritual life, and vice-versa. It is...

The Canzoniere of St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori – The Most Musical of Saints!

Virtue transformed into art has an incomparable power of attraction. However, Divine Providence reserved this mission for only a few…   “Music pleases me, and in...

Courage According to Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira – How to Be Courageous?

We should all face life’s struggles with courage; but how can we practise this virtue if we do not understand what it involves?   The events...

The Importance of a Good Examination of Conscience

Just like a garden, the spiritual life requires continual care, for defects can spring up in the most hidden recesses and in the most...

Instrument of Edification or Destruction!

In our daily life we seldom consider the importance of the word. However, it has the power to either contribute to the sanctification...

Gonzalo Fernandes de Córdoba – The Great Captain

Along with an extraordinary laurel wreath, he would also reap the thorns of envy and ingratitude from the least expected sources.   Many figures have shone...

David and Jonathan – One Friendship, One Covenant, One Kingdom

The foundations of the Kingdom of Israel, the beginning of the earthly dynasty of Our Lord Jesus Christ, were consolidated by the generous oblation...

Christian Society: A Utopia or a Viable Ideal?

Amid the hardships of this vale of tears, is it plausible to aspire to make earthly life a foretaste of heavenly Paradise? Is such...

Should the Church Keep Up with the Times?

The rigorous truths of religion are at variance with the spirit of the world. Should Catholics adapt to the latter’s demands, or does their...

The Reform of the Incarnation, and St. Teresa’s Kitchen

The glorious cradle of Teresa of Avila’s vocation remained oblivious to this Saint’s reform for four hundred years. The skilful intervention of one of...

How to Discern a True Apostle of Jesus Christ

To be an apostle is a vocation that extends to all times and places. But how can we differentiate between the true and the...

The Holy Rosary – Efficacious Weapon against God’s Enemies

Among the means within our reach for confronting the crisis of the contemporary world, the Rosary stands out for its extraordinary power in obtaining...

Eucharistic Spirituality

Among the elements that make up Eucharistic spirituality are charity, devotion to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and the beauty of the Liturgy, which...

Holy… Miseries!

God does not remove miseries, but sanctifies the miserable. In this way, the work of grace shines more brightly than if it were...

Mary’s Garden, which Nothing Could Destroy

Out of the mists of the improbable, a beautiful garden sprang up in the Land of the Rising Sun, planted to give Our...

Our Lady of Las Lajas – God’s Signature on Creation

Over two centuries ago, a beautiful and merciful Queen established a palace in an almost inaccessible gorge. What mysterious fascination draws thousands of pilgrims...

The Oratorio “Ordo Virtutum” of St. Hildegard of Bingen – The Melody of Warfare!

The tremendous battle that every man must wage for his salvation is considered by some as an arduous challenge, by others as a...

The Symptoms of Pretension – A Pandemic of Seven Thousand Years

Since man is composed of body and soul, more harmful than the evils that affect the body are those that afflict the soul. How...

God’s Cantor at the Height of Humanism

This month, history celebrates the 500th anniversary of the death of Josquin des Prez, an illustrious Franco-Flemish composer who, through his music, recalled...

Natural Law – The Oldest Written Law

As old as humanity itself, this law was not compiled by a ruler of antiquity, nor was it traced on clay or carved in...

Only When You Are the Victim…

We should be conscious of the vital need for true justice, which accords to each one what belongs to him and which, through faith,...

The Gest of Captain Palacios – Before the Enemies of the Church, Fidelity and Honour!

Enlisting as a volunteer in the fight against communism, Captain Teodoro Palacios departed for Russia. There, an eleven-year heroic ordeal awaited him and his...

Martyrs of the 21st Century

In several countries in Africa, Christians are being persecuted and killed for professing their faith, based on the Law of God and on the...

Counsels from the Greatest Giants on Earth

The sequoia, the most ancient of trees on earth, conveys to us precious lessons today, which, if put into practice, will be of...