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Turn Confidently to Mary

While commenting on the text: “Feed my goats”, an ancient interpreter of the Song of Songs has no difficulty in applying it to Mary...

Channel of My Mellifluous Heart

on one occasion, the Lord Jesus appeared to Gertrude and asked for her heart: “My beloved, give Me your heart.” She offered it joyfully and...

Fragrance Rising to My Throne

One day in the novitiate, when the Novice Mistress sent me to work in the children’s kitchen, I was very worried, as I couldn’t...

May Your Good Guardian Angel Protect You

May your good Guardian Angel protect you. He is your guide, who leads you along the difficult paths of life. May he always keep...

“I Have a Mother’s Affection for You”

“In other superiors you will find fathers,” the Blessed once said to his religious.  “In their successors you will have leaders; only in the...

Prelude to the Vengeance upon the Serpent

As true Israelites, Joachim and Anne had been, in due course, cleansed of original sin and lived in the state of grace. But the...

A Marian Soul from His Mother’s Womb

St. John the Baptist is a soul so ardently Marian that, even in his mother’s womb, he rendered Our Lady a pronounced act of...

Will She Have Looked at Me in Vain?

I n the In the present-day world, Mary Most Holy presents herself to us as a Queen seated on her throne, placed in a...

From His Wounds Issued Flames as of Fire

On the 8th of June, after Communion, Jesus told me that He would give me a very great grace that evening. I went to...

Do Not Permit the Demons this Outrage!

As I entered the straight street from which the Vatican dome can be seen, I saw another Angel seated calmly upon it. On his...

I Want to Be with You at the Foot of the Cross

How happy was my soul, my good Mother, when I had the happiness of beholding You! I love to remember those sweet moments, spent...

“I see my God reflected in nature”

On a pleasant afternoon, in the soft and melancholy light of the close of the day, a group of young boys who, with Thomas,...

A Celestial and Divine Man

I found it amusing, my daughter, to see how you complain without cause, for you have there my Father Friar John of the Cross,...

Thou Art the Life of My Soul

Thou art the life of my soul. May the loving affection of my heart always be united to Thee, by the power of divine...

The Cross Is Sweet When Carried for Love

My daughter – said Jesus, on January 3 of 1935 – suffering and the cross are the key to Heaven. I suffered so much...

Defeated by the Strength of St. Clare

The invaders of the city, those hostile and furious hordes who, thirsting for the blood of Christians are capable of the most monstrous crimes,...

Sincere and Religious Love

To my holy Father in Jesus Christ, Ignatius. O my true Father, I received the letters of your holy charity in Malacca upon my return...

Sanctified by Mary’s Word

    One excellent way to become acquainted with Mary’s spirit and her Immaculate Heart is to study the life of St. John the Baptist. Since...

Sense of God’s Presence

    A t the Visitation, St. Elizabeth had knowledge, through a gift from the Divine Holy Spirit, of the Child Jesus’ presence in the maternal cloister...

Prophet and Missionary

    St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort was a true prophet and missionary. At a time when many illustrious spirits felt entirely at ease about the...

I beseech you: change your life

It is to you that I speak, my brother, my sister, who lives in mortal sin, with hatred, in the mire of impurity, ever...

St. Clement Mary Hofbauer – Wise Preacher, Apostle of Vienna

St. Clement was a priest and an apostle according to the heart of God. He exercised his priestly ministry with holy enthusiasm and rigorous...

I have been caught in the loving nets of Jesus

In a few words I will confide to you the secret of my life. We will soon separate, and the desire we always cherished,...

Prayer to the Blessed Trinity

O my God, Trinity whom I adore, help me to utterly forget myself so that I may establish myself in Thee, as changeless and...