True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Louis Marie de Montfort

True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Louis Marie de Montfort It was on the 12th of May 1853, that the decree was pronounced at Rome, declaring Louis de Monfort's writings to be exempt from all error which could be a bar to his canonisation. In this very treatise on the veritable devotion … Continue reading True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Louis Marie de Montfort

There is no Salvation Outside the Catholic Church

There is no Salvation Outside the Catholic Church by Fr. Arnold Damen S.J., 1877 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved, but he that believeth not shall be condemned."--Mark XVI. chap, and 16 verse. My dearly beloved Christians, on Thursday evening last, from these words of our Divine Saviour I proved to you … Continue reading There is no Salvation Outside the Catholic Church

Refuting the Protestant Errors of Private Interpretation of Holy Scripture by Fr. Joseph Di Bruno, D.D, 1895

The Holy Scriptures are the Word of God. This I will assume as admitted by Protestants generally. But it is clear that if the Scriptures are wrongly interpreted, they become the word of man. For, as the Protestant Bishop Walton says: "The Word of God does not consist in mere letters, whether written or printed, … Continue reading Refuting the Protestant Errors of Private Interpretation of Holy Scripture by Fr. Joseph Di Bruno, D.D, 1895

Tradition, the Unwritten Word of God by Fr. Joseph Faa di Bruno

Besides the written Word of God, Catholics believe also in the unwritten Word, called in Holy Scripture The Word of God spoken (Acts i v. 31). The Word of Faith preached (Romans x. 8). The Gospel heard and preached (Colossians i. 23). The Word of God received, heard, believed (1 Thessalonians ii. 13). The Word … Continue reading Tradition, the Unwritten Word of God by Fr. Joseph Faa di Bruno

Sister Consolata Betrone, the Little Soul

Sister Consolata Betrone was born in Saluzzo, Italy on April 6, 1903, and was named Pierina Lorenzina Giovanna Betrone. She was the daughter of Pietro Betrone and Giuseppina Nirino, who were the owners of a bakery in Saluzzo, who later became managers of a restaurant in Airasco (Turin). Pierina was the second of six daughters … Continue reading Sister Consolata Betrone, the Little Soul

Apparitions of Our Lady – Rosa Mystica at Montichiari-Fontanelle

Introduction of Booklet by: Franz Sepeckbacher, Author of Booklet Dear Readers, Our dear Mother of God has been appearing in Montichiari-Fontanelle (Italy) since 1947, at a time when Faith is diminishing more and more, and sins are on the increase at a most alarming speed. If you ever visited one of the great places of … Continue reading Apparitions of Our Lady – Rosa Mystica at Montichiari-Fontanelle

Key points for Catholics in the fight against the demonic

PRAYER AGAINST DEMONIC SPIRITS AND EVERY EVIL Heavenly Father, I love You, I praise You, and I worship You. I thank You for sending Your Son Jesus Who won victory over sin and death for my salvation. I thank You for sending Your Holy Spirit Who empowers me, guides me, and leads me into fullness … Continue reading Key points for Catholics in the fight against the demonic

The Marian Apparition in San Damiano

On September 29th, 1961, the feast day of St Michael the Archangel, the Madonna (Mother of Jesus) visited the Quattrini home and cured Mamma Rosa Quattrini whom the local doctors had sent home to die, as her condition had been considered "hopeless." After touching Rosa and curing her, the Madonna directed her to go to … Continue reading The Marian Apparition in San Damiano

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

The Canticle of Passion

St. Catherine experienced the stigmata and every Thursday-Friday accompanied Jesus in His Passion. Despite Catherine's extraodinary interior life, she continued to serve the monastery in many capacities including prioress for 36 years. The Canticle of the Passion was revealed to Catherine immediately after her first great ecstasy of the Passion. Our Lady desired Catherine to … Continue reading The Canticle of Passion

The Noble who abandoned Holy Trinity but saved by the Blessed Virgin Mary

It is related by Belluacensis and Cesarius, that a noble youth having lost by his vices the wealth left him by his father, became so poor that he was obliged to beg. He quitted his native land, that he might live with less shame in a distant country where he was unknown. On this journey, … Continue reading The Noble who abandoned Holy Trinity but saved by the Blessed Virgin Mary

WHY WE SHOULD NEVER ABUSE OUR LADY’S ADVOCACY

There were two young noblemen in Madrid, of whom the one encouraged the other in leading a wicked life, and in committing all sorts of crimes. One of them one night in a dream saw his friend taken by certain dark men, and carried to a tempestuous sea. They were going to take him in … Continue reading WHY WE SHOULD NEVER ABUSE OUR LADY’S ADVOCACY

The Time The Virgin Mary Came Down And Filled In For A Nun For Fifteen Years

Beatrice, a nun in the monastery of Fontebraldo, as related by Cesarius and by Father Rho. This unhappy religious, having contracted a passion for a certain youth, agreed to flee with him from the convent; and in fact she went one day before a statue of the Blessed Virgin, there deposited the keys of the … Continue reading The Time The Virgin Mary Came Down And Filled In For A Nun For Fifteen Years

Fatima: The Ordeal And God’s Providence

It is 1917, and the three young visionaries of Fatima – brother and sister Francisco and Jacinta Marto, and their cousin, Lúcia dos Santos – have learned much over the preceding months. Part of God’s plan, the true identity of the Lady who appears over the holm oak, and the terrors of hell have been … Continue reading Fatima: The Ordeal And God’s Providence

Did Jesus have brothers and sisters?

This is the attack of protestants to prove that Mary is not a virgin. For centuries theologians have debated whether or not Jesus had any siblings. But what does scripture say about his complicated family tree? By: Meghan Murphy-Gill The only child often gets a bad rap. Stereotyped as entitled and self-important, people who grow … Continue reading Did Jesus have brothers and sisters?