Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

King and Centre of Hearts

In order to be a good Catholic and remain in a state of grace, man needs to admire each of the virtues extolled in...

“Save Me, Holy Queen!”

I had a habit of getting up late on Sundays, but that day I got up very early because I was no longer tired...

An Intercessor for Building the Edifice of Life

There was an aspect of Dona Lucilia’s soul that manifested itself in the following way: Since she had a maternal love that was inclined...

The Sublime Conquest of the Apex of Suffering

When we analyse each step of the Passion, whether physical or spiritual, we notice that Our Lord was spared nothing. He entered the deepest...

Maternal and Loving Acumen

Our century demands unrivalled astuteness . It is necessary, at all costs, to put an end to the disastrous naivety of supposing that every...

Holy Intransigence: One Aspect of the Immaculate Conception

In the life of the Church, piety is the key issue. Piety properly understood – not the routine and sterile repetition of formulas and...

The Happiness of Eternal Beatitude

I have always had a particular impression of certain descriptions or representations of Heaven. By faith, I knew it was a place where all...

A Holocaust Pleasing to God

Plinio’s bedroom was adjacent to the study where his late grandfather used to work. After the latter’s death no one else had used the...

Bell Towers of Tradition

After these days of frequent contact, which first appeared as an arduous unknown to overcome, but throughout which your souls were illuminated with new...

Rules for the Aesthetics of the Universe

Considering creation, we can ask ourselves why God, being infinitely perfect and having in himself all plenitude, wished to create the immense quantity of...

A Beacon of Catholic Sense

St. Thomas Aquinas was a great beacon which God placed in His Church, enlighten, comfort and encourage souls throughout the centuries so that they...

Abyss of All Virtues

In the prospect of treating of a topic so dear to me as devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, my way of being...