Click to Download: Our Lady of Chivalry
Mary is beautiful in herself as the moon, radiates her brilliance as the sun; but against “the enemy” she is formidable; terrible as an army arrayed for war. Venerable Pope Pius XII
Learn about the devotion that knights, soldiers and other warriors have had to Most Blessed Virgin Mary going back to the 7th century and how she has often provided both her loving protection and her aid to grant them victory over their enemies!
Click to Download: The Divine Motherhood of Mary
Using the teaching of St Thomas Aquinas, Abbot Vonier explains the majesty of the motherhood of God. Learn about Mary’s personal sanctity before and after the incarnation, why she is Gods most powerful creature in the universe, how her womb became Heaven on earth, how Jesus Christ had two births and more in this friendly theological work.
An echo from the hill-top, where, on sweet-scented air,
Arose a psalm prophetic, of gratitude and prayer,
That wafts adown long ages, in whispers soft and low,
The accents of God’s Mother, exulting long ago.
It lends a voice of gladness, to joys of exile years;
It calms the restless spirit, and dries the mourners’ tears.
Homily for Candlemass or The Feast of the Purification: The Hiddenness and Poverty of Jesus and MaryFebruary 2, 2013
This Homily was written by his grace Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (September 27, 1627 – April 12, 1704) who is considered to be one of the greatest homilists of all time.
Text of Homily for Candlemass or The Feast of the Purification: The Hiddenness and Poverty of Jesus and MaryFebruary 2, 2013
This Homily was by his grace Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (September 27, 1627 – April 12, 1704) who is considered to be one of the greatest homilists of all time. It informs us of all the rituals that took place in the ceremony and some of their deeper meanings.
I fain would sing a sweet new song
Thy loving Heart to greet,
I fain would cull the flowers fair,
And lay them at thy feet.
And of the precious virgin-gold
And shining jewels rare,
Would form a royal diadem,
To grace thy forehead fair.…
 Kumar, Anugrah. Virgin Mary Statue Guards House from Texas Wildfire The Christian Post September 10, 2011
 Ave Mundi Spes Maria, Sequence for Saturdays of the Virgin Mary pre Council of Trent Source: http://www.ucatholic.com/videos/ave-mundi-spes-maria/
 The Glories of Mary by St Alphonsus Ligouri translated from the Italian 1888 New York : PJ Kenedy
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Virgin Most Kind Transcript
O how holy, how serene, how kind, how pleasant the Virgin is believed to be!
Our Lord Jesus Christ is goodness itself, he is truth, light, mercy and kindness; in his endless mercy he heals the sick, nourishes the hungry, and forgives sinners. …