Why Saturday Is Dedicated to Our Lady

“It is at night that it is beautiful to believe in the light!” According to the habits of Catholic piety, Friday is dedicated to the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. This fact is very explicable because He died on … Continue reading

The Origin of the Regina Caeli Prayer

From Holy Saturday to Pentecost we sing or recite one of the Church’s most joyful anthems, the Regina Cæli (O, Queen of Heaven), customarily said in place of the Angelus at twelve noon. According to The Golden Legend, a thirteenth … Continue reading

The Marvelous World of Our Lady’s Flowers

While modern men look for happiness in instant gratification, there was once a time in Christendom when men believed happiness came from a true understanding of the order of the universe. They saw the universe as a great lesson book … Continue reading

Our Lady of Good Counsel of Genazzano

  This testimony of Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira about the grace that he received of Our Lady of Good Counsel of Genazzano is taken from the July-August 1986 issue of the magazine Madre del Buon Consiglio, published by the … Continue reading

Lessons From the Holy Grotto

In the moral order, the world is composed largely of sinners, selfish creatures who live not to serve God, but to please themselves. These self-serving souls comprise the vast majority of mankind, especially in times of decadence – as were … Continue reading