The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Many days passed before God finally completed the masterpiece of His creation. For nine months, the soul of Mary had given form to her virginal body, and the hour of her happy birth approached. As the suffocating Palestinian summer neared … Continue reading

Tragedy, Prophecy and Divine Providence – II

Three days before Jesus Christ was brutally executed, He sat on top of Mount Olivet and patiently explained the process of universal and Church history through the ages (Matt. 24), from the viewpoint of Divine Providence. Among the more striking images … Continue reading

Tragedy, Prophecy and Divine Providence – I

A famous daily newspaper has a popular Sunday supplement called, “News of the Week in Review.” Tragic natural disasters have been multiplying at such a horrible rate that the newspaper could easily publish another Sunday section called “Disasters of the … Continue reading

The Lesson of Our Lady’s Sword of Sorrow

The concept of Our Lady of Sorrows comes from the prophecy of Simeon who, thirty-three years in advance, foretold to Our Lady that a sword would pierce her heart. This prophecy proves that we can suffer spiritual reversals even when … Continue reading