Tag Archives: Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
Here is a clip from Zenit’s interview with Ray Herrmann: Meeting Ray Herrmann, a humble man of deep faith, elicits an obvious question: how does he live out his faith in what is notoriously a hedonistic and irreligious environment? “Some days are more difficult than others, I must be honest,” he replies. “But I think that through the Church and the sacraments, it’s easy really … More →
In his great work, The Glories of Mary, Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (1696-1787), devotes many pages to the Sorrowful Mother, especially as she “stood” beneath the Cross offering up her heart with the bloody sacrifice of her Son. The month of September is devoted to the Seven Sorrows of Mary and tomorrow, September 15, is the feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
After this I saw a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and tribes, and peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne, and in sight of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands (Apoc. 7:9). And one of the ancients answered, and said to me: These that are clothed in white robes, who are they? and whence came … More →
In this day of confusion and false prophets where shall we look to find the Truth which will set us free, the sure teachings of the Faith? Who will teach us Christ? As in past ages the true Christian will turn to his Holy Mother Church for guidance in the field of education, that he may not, through his own pride, stray into what St. … More →
“Be not affrighted: you seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen: he is not here” — Mark XVI:6. I hope, my dear Christians, that, as Christ is risen, you have, in this holy paschal time, gone to confession, and have risen from your sins.
MARY IS THE MOTHER OF GOD. She is the virginal mother of only one Child.
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.
From The Point for July, 1958 The Times of London is not normally given to eulogies of Catholic priests. But when Monsignor Ronald Arbuthnott Knox died last August, at the age of 69, The Times paid its respects in 1500 words of deeply-touched obituary (“one of the individually great in his generation . . . wittiest Churchman in England since Sydney Smith . . .”).
Editors Introduction: This is the transcription of a talk that Brother André gave at the 2003 Saint Joseph Forum Conference. The talk is available on CD or MP3.