(This article was originally given as a talk by Frère Michel de la Sainte Trinité at the Vatican Symposium on Fatima sponsored by the “International Fatima Rosary Crusade” on November 24, 1985. We republish this with full permission from The … Continue reading
MARY IS THE MOTHER OF GOD. She is the virginal mother of only one Child.
It was only through Mary that God the Father gave His Only-Begotten to the world. Whatever sighs the patriarchs may have sent forth, whatever prayers the prophets and the saints of the Old Law may have offered up to obtain … Continue reading
Protestant incomprehension of the Catholic doctrine regarding Mary, the Mother of God is largely and essentially an incomprehension of the Incarnation itself, whereby the Word, who is God, was made flesh (John 1:1; 14). It is rooted in the failure … Continue reading
I WANT TO THANK BROTHER FRANCIS for inviting me to speak to you today, and in the months to come, about True Devotion to our Blessed Mother, as set forth by Saint Louis Marie de Montfort. There are two books, … Continue reading
For every authentic apparition of the Mother of God there are a hundred pretended ones. Some of the latter are diabolic, where the devil, “the ape of God,” actually takes on the appearance of the Blessed Virgin in order to … Continue reading
The following is taken, with permission, from a dossier on Medjugorje originally appearing on the world wide web at http://users.owt.com/rc_poe/solrobin.htm (the URL is no longer active). Its author is a Catholic lady who has based her objections to Medjugorje on … Continue reading
This article was serialized over two issues of our magazine, From the Housetops. Here, we present parts I and II together. —Editor Chivalry, it is said, is dead. Inasmuch as it was already being said before the rise of modern … Continue reading
“For there is one God, and One Mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” (1 Tim. 2:5) In the minds of Protestant apologists, these words of St. Paul are the ultimate “talisman,” a charm which is supposed to “protect” Bible-believing Christians from … Continue reading
Early this century, Pope Saint Pius X declared that “true devotion to Christ demands true devotion to Mary.” More recently, Pope John Paul II urged an increase in devotion to the Mother of God while visiting the National Shrine of … Continue reading
Of the countless portraits depicting the Madonna and Child there is none more widely venerated than that of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Facsimiles of this ancient icon can be found in almost every country throughout the entire world. Wherever … Continue reading
One of the most effective means by which Holy Church exercises her office of teaching is the institution of feasts in the liturgical year. During the seasons of Christmas, Easter, and Pentecost, to mention only three prominent examples, the whole … Continue reading
Saint Peter Julian Eymard (1811-1868) was born at La Mure, a little town in the diocese of Grenoble, France. His entire life from his infancy to his death was a perpetual hymn of praise in honor of the Blessed Eucharist.
THIS AUTHOR HAS NOT had the blessing of visiting the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, nor does he ever expect to be given that privilege. Therefore, in describing the miraculous Image I can only relate what has come to … Continue reading