Mary revealed herself to us by saying: “I am the Immaculate Conception” in Lourdes, France in 1858 — when the young girl, Bernadette, to whom she had been appearing, asked her who she was. I spoke of the Consecrating ourselves to Mary in a previous post. By contemplating this Consecration, it will help us to
Early Christian painting of Eucharist I recently got into an online discussion about the Catholic faith with fellow Christians who are concerned that Catholics ask saints to pray for them. This discussion led to a further discussion about the Last Supper and the Eucharist. These discussions arose following my most recent posting of the eye-witness
Day 11 Readings and Prayers for St. Louis de Montfort's 33 Day of Consecration to Jesus through Mary – An Online Guide
Readings and Prayers for St. Louis-Marie de Montfort’s Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary 12 Days of Preparation renouncing the spirit of the world Praying over and reading Christ’s Teaching Praying with the Heart Examining our conscience Learning about Mary’s place in God’s plan Day 11 of 33: Meditate on Imitation of Christ, by Thomas á Kempis:
Our Heavenly Father desires all three hearts of Jesus, Mary and Joseph to be honored. And so along with devotion to Jesus on First Fridays, and to Mary on First Saturdays, Our Father longs for us to add devotion to St. Joseph on each First Wednesday of the month. “The Sacred Hearts of Jesus, Mary,
First of all, what a name! Polycarp can literally be translated as “many fish” (as poly means “many” and carp means “fish”). Perhaps Polycarp obtained this name because of his great desire to be a “fisher of men” in order to save many souls. On this feast of St. Polycarp, I wanted to share with
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