Love of the Sacred Heart, illustrated by St. Mechtilde

All lovers of the Sacred Heart were delighted to see in the year of grace 1920 the long wished for canonization of Blessed Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690), whom God raised up in recent centuries to revive the fire of devotion to the divine Heart of our Lord, which had well-nigh been extinguished by the frost … Continue reading Love of the Sacred Heart, illustrated by St. Mechtilde

Saint Mechtilde Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary

One day when Saint Mechtilde was reproaching herself for not having loved the Blessed Virgin Mary enough, Jesus appeared to her and said:  "For this fault, and in order to make reparation for it, first praise and honor My Mother for the faithfulness with which all her actions…. Prayer Heavenly Mother I praise and honor you … Continue reading Saint Mechtilde Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Salutation of All the Sacred Limbs of Jesus

In Obedience to a Divine inspiration, St. Gertrude was wont to salute each member of Our Lord which had suffered in His Passion: whenever she did so, a Divine splendor appeared to emanate from the sacred members thus saluted and to irradiate her whole soul. In this splendor she was clothed with that innocence which Our … Continue reading Salutation of All the Sacred Limbs of Jesus

What does the Saints teach about Homosexuality?

Church Law, Doctors and Saints on Homosexuality: Saint Albert the Great gives four reasons why he considers homosexual acts as the most detestable ones: They are born from an ardent frenzy; they are disgustingly foul; those who become addicted to them are seldom freed from that vice; they are as contagious as disease, passing quickly … Continue reading What does the Saints teach about Homosexuality?