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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...

Blas de Lezo: the “Mediohombre”

A man reduced to only half of his natural movement left an unforgettable lesson for history, defeating the “invincible” English naval forces in...

St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church – “I have made you the fatherof many nations”

One hundred and fifty years ago, Pius IX confirmed St. Joseph as patron of the Church. In the light of the texts compiled...

The “Poem to the Virgin”: Golden Tribute of Brazil’s Apostle

Surrounded by a thousand dangers, the young missionary deepened his devotion to Our Lady. And he promised to write the Mother of God’s...

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament

In considering Mary’s life, we tend to think of her presence in Bethlehem, Nazareth or Calvary, leaving aside the period in which, deprived...

Consensus or Conviction?

Devoid of any true principle, he was a man who always took the winning side, faithful to his perennial party, that of the...

Shrouded in the Mists of History… a Martyr King

Like the King of the Universe, who was born in a cold grotto and died crucified by the world’s leaders, Louis XVII began...

Send the Spirit of Mary Most Holy!

Just as it was around Mary that the disciples of the Lord were prepared to receive the Holy Spirit, it is close to her...

St. Lydia of Thyatira – Unpretentiousness and Generosity

To her remarkable virtues, Lydia added an unmitigated self-effacement. Little is known of her story, but her faithfulness to God’s call marked the blossoming...

War of Extermination between Angels and Demons

This “civil war” in Paradise remains, to our eyes, an event shrouded by the clouds of mystery. To attempt to reconstitute it seems to...

A Prophetic Message

We are at a decisive moment in history, in which God points out two paths: one for those who want to enter the Reign...

The Virtue of Sagacity – “His anointing teaches you about everything”

In our days, we are often faced with difficult situations, where a quick decision is required of us, and we lack the help of...

An Unmistakably Portuguese Easter!

Among the almond sweets, prepared with chocolate, liqueur and multi-coloured sugar, there is a very inviting offering which, due to its special flavour and...

Teachers Who Help Us See and Hear the Supernatural

After original sin, our capacity to relate to the spiritual world needs to be “awakened” and “educated” by the Angels. They help us to...

The Fall of Symbolic Buildings: Harbinger of New Eras?

Is it a rule of history or a mysterious coincidence? What is certain is that the fall and ruin of especially symbolic buildings or...

“Give Me Courage, Strength and Faith”

In the struggle for sanctification, God reserves the most important part for himself, that is, His grace. But it is up to man to...

“Death to the Nazarene!

Writing the words “death to the Nazarene”, the mobs  displayed their outright hatred for the Church. What should our reaction be to the satanic...

How to Scale the Most Glorious Mountain?

To reach the high peaks of sanctity is something entirely accessible to each one of us. But to climb to the top of this...

Ardent Devotee of the Lord’s Passion

Victoria’s talent is most evident at the foot of the Saviours’ Cross. Listening to his music, Our Lord Jesus Christ seems to say to...

The Sword of the Spirit and the Shield of Faith

Love is accompanied by hatred, as light by shadow. Those who adore the Lord combat idolatry; those who love virtue hate sin; those who...

Symphonic Silence!

Accompanied by the orchestra, the choir and six soloists perform Handel’s magnificent “Hallelujah” chorus. Now, just before the final bars, the concert hall is...

Perfect Model of Humility and Submission

One who had conceived virginally by the Holy Spirit had no need to submit to this rite. But the incomparable humility of the Queen...

What is the Value of Martyrdom?

For today’s mentality, so averse to suffering, the martyrdom of St. Engrácia of Braga is nothing more than an episode worthy of tears and...

The Most Precious Moment of the Day

After receiving the Holy Eucharist, we should remain recollected in order to fully benefit from the graces of such a sublime mystery. How should...