Tag: Holy Spirit

Holy Poverty

My daughters must believe that it is for their own good that the Lord has enabled me to realize in some small degree what blessings are to be found in holy poverty. Those of them who practice it will also realize this, though perhaps not as clearly as I do;

Isn’t That Our Problem? We Always Want Things To Make Sense In Our Terms.

“Well, my dear friends, you don’t need to have much imagination to imagine Our Lady in the seventh month, the eighth month, the ninth month, with life stirring within Her. As like all mothers-to-be, She was crocheting and knitting and preparing for the birth of the child. And then one

Keep Your Eyes Fixed Upon Your Spouse: It Is For Him To Sustain You

Do not think, my sister’s, that because you do not go about trying to please people in the world you will lack food. You will not, I assure you: never try to sustain yourselves by human artifices, or you will die of hunger, and rightly so. Keep your eyes fixed

God, Who Made Us Without Us, Will Not Save Us Without Us

We must trust the Virgin most powerful “Oh yes, if we trust as we should in Mary … we shall recognize in Her that Virgin most powerful ‘who with virginal foot did crush the head of the serpent.’ (Off. Immac. Conc.) However, as Saint Augustine says, “God, who made us

Mortalium Animos

This is one of the many reasons why the Church always forbade the type of ecumenical practice propagated since Vatican II, because it places the One True Religion established by Our Lord on the same base level as man-made creeds. In fact, 2000 years of Catholic Teaching condemning ecumenism is

This Must Be Your Business

“Oh, my sisters in Christ! Help me to entreat this of the Lord, Who has brought you together here for that very purpose. This is your vocation; this must be your business; these must be your desires; these your tears; these your petitions. Let us not pray for worldly things,

She believed that He was Her Father; that He loved Her, that She was His child, and that She would accept whatever He arranged.

She is the Mother of the Christ who is to be formed in you and me. And when we need Our Mother to help us to do the great work that is our challenge in life. And She’s our model in Faith. Saint Augustine reminds us that Our Lady was

Where There Is No Hatred of Heresy, There Is No Holiness.

This new orientation, that claims that non-Catholics need not convert because they are “in some mysterious way “part of the Church of Christ, defies the Churches perennial teaching on the necessity of non-Catholics to abandon their errors and return to the one true Church of Jesus Christ, as was summed

Valley Of Tears

Ralph Waldo Emerson tells the story of a journey through the states in a coach. It was a day in which the clouds were low and heavily charged, and the people in that coach were silent, preoccupied inside, as they went on their journey. Here and there the coach stopped.

What Then

It is certain, my Lord, that in these days withdrawl from the world means no sacrifice at all. Since worldly people have so little respect for Thee, what can we expect them to have for us? Can it be that we deserve that they should treat us any better than

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