Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

On Pilgrimage Within a Gaze

I know no countenance equal to this one. I have it right in front of me and, moved by an inveterate habit of observing...

A Message Received with Love and Devotion

One day, Plinio was in gymnastics class at St. Louis College, where he studied.1 As he would later recount, the area was framed by...

Precious Lessons from the Resurrection

In the three days during which Our Lord lay dead, all seemed irremediably lost in the eyes of those who had known Him, with...

A Prayer to Move the Heart of Mary

At the end of the 60s, it was Dr. Plinio's custom to invite some of his disciples, including some coming from other countries, to...

Public Opinion and Key Men

Speaking about the important role of tendencies and of ideas in the confrontation between the Revolution and Counter-Revolution, Dr. Plinio analyses the power of Public...

Model of Catholic Journalism in the Fight for the Church

Dr. Plinio’s desire to serve the Church wisely and effectively turned a simple parish publication called “Legionário” into Brazil’s most combative and influential Catholic...

The Inebriating Joy of Christmas

In the hope of reviving confidence in a new flourishing on earth of the sacral atmosphere of Christmases of yesteryear, Dr. Plinio recounts some...

Reflection of God in Temporal Society

To perceive the excellence of every creature and appreciate the aspect by which it reflects God is a gift that prepares us, by...

The Devotion of the Holy Rosary – Masterpiece of Catholic Spirituality

The devotion of the Rosary has tremendous power and substance. It does not involve merely emotions, but is serious and full of reflection. Through...

The Heavenly Court, Archetype of Earthly Realities

To avoid sinking into despair, the human spirit needs to find repose in dignified and well-ordered things. Let us ask St. Raphael the...

Queen of God and of Men!

We do not look back wistfully on a Catholic civilization of the past, but we turn with hope towards the Catholic era par excellence...

“Zelo zelatus sum”

As Dr. Plinio delved deeper into the various aspects of the Carmelite history and charism, he perceived the wisdom of the supernatural inspiration...