Dona Lucilia

A Mother Who Watches over the Health of Body and Soul

A mother is the person we call on from our earliest childhood, to overcome any difficulty. There is no one who has not experienced...

Discreet, Gentle and Maternal Action

To try to count the dewdrops that God sprinkles on the face of the earth during the night would be a futile undertaking… In...

What seemed to be the end was really the beginning…

April 21, 1968. Dona Lucilia Ribeiro dos Santos Corrêa de Oliveira lay in her apartment on her deathbed. The young Dr. Luiz Moreira Duncan,...

Guiding Star During the Storm!

“It’s a miracle.” This is how Mrs. Glendy Tejero described the help she received from Heaven, through the intercession of Dona Lucilia, at a...

Truly Catholic Wife and Mother

The married state produced a marked deepening of Dona Lucilia’s supernatural spirit. Her soul became increasingly refined as hardships, sorrows, and illnesses multiplied. Faithful to...

An Attentive and Generous Mother

Miracles can happen at any moment for those whose hearts are full of faith. “All things are possible to him who believes” (Mk 9:23),...

Constant Concern for Her Children’s Education

Dona Lucilia had outdone herself in providing the best possible education for her children at home. However, despite all of her concerns, in 1919,...

Aided by a Mother

We sometimes tend to think that, in order to be answered in prayer, we must formulate long and elaborate requests. However, the Saviour’s teaching...

A Stepping-Stone for Devotion to Our Lady

Dona Lucilia’s company was an oasis for Plinio. From her he learned, besides elevation, the giving of oneself taken to its ultimate consequences. The...

Excellent Educator, Loving Mother

Dona Lucilia’s words were never empty of meaning and appeal. However, even more than by her words, it was through her attitude and way...

Blind Trust in Supernatural Assistance!

In the course of our lives, it is not uncommon for us to encounter situations that are difficult or even almost impossible to resolve,...

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...