Dona Lucilia

A Voyage Marked by Suffering

Far across the ocean, the Old Continent beckoned all the lovers of sound tradition and refined customs. And these were not in short supply...

Incomparable Maternal Solicitude

“Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it” (Sg 8:7). How well these words apply to Dona Lucilia! Would she, who spent...

The “Sum of the Ages” of a Venerable Lady

On April 22, 1946, Dona Lucilia completed 70 years… Seventy years of life is a milestone. At this stage, all of the preferences and mannerisms...

Immense Goodness and Compassion

Our readers now know countless cases of people who, in moments of affliction, asked for Dona Lucilia’s intercession before God and were heard. However,...

Innocence Throughout Her Life

The Ribeiro dos Santos family into which Lucilia was born, with their eminently traditional makeup, were monarchists to the core, in the same way...

Maternal Dedication of Dona Lucilia

Dona Lucilia was also very careful with her children’s nutrition. She believed in the wise old concept that strong health is based on good...

Boundless Maternal Solicitude

“Never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided.” These words from...

Love of Authority and the Priesthood

At the time when my spirit was being formed, the Revolution insisted a great deal on a terrible point, which it no longer insists...

Assistance in Any Situation

The more we learn of the countless favours that Dona Lucilia obtains for those who have recourse to her intercession, the more clearly is...

Spiritual Composure

Dona Lucilia’s conformity with the spirit of the Church made her a loyal fulfiller of its religious practices. In those bygone days of the...

The Reward for Having Faith

“Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth” (Gn 1:28), the Lord preached to our first parents, certifying that the generation of offspring is...

A Lady from Better Times

Dona Lucilia, with seriousness and firmness, rejected the so-called “modern” mentality, whose final and bitter fruits we still taste today. In her view, accepting...