From Holy Saturday to Pentecost we sing or recite one of the Church’s most joyful anthems, the Regina Coeli (O, Queen of Heaven), customarily said in place of the Angelus at twelve noon.   According to the Golden Legend, a thirteenth century work on the lives of the Saints, Pope St. Gregory the Great in the 6th […]

A Reflection on the Passion

April 18, 2014

Reflections on the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ,  by Plinio Correa De Oliveira First Reflection Then therefore he delivered him to them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led him forth. (St. John 19:16) In former times the cross was an ignominious, painful way of executing criminals. Thus the word cross was […]

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Put Our Lady as Number 1 on the Charts

April 16, 2014

With the your help Our Lady can be the Top of the Charts this Good Friday. This is a great opportunity for everyone to hear something religious on Good Friday, maybe it will touch some souls who will return to the Faith. To help, buy this CD at only €13 HERE An Irish musical journey […]

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Our Lady of Sorrows

April 12, 2014

 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 we live a glorious life. Given the existence of sin, life is full of expiation […]

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The Hail Mary of a Protestant

April 8, 2014

A little six year old Protestant boy had often heard his Catholic companions reciting the prayer “Hail Mary.” He liked it so much that he copied it, memorized it, and would recite it every day. “Look, Mummy, what a beautiful prayer,” he said to his mother one day. “Never again say it,” answered the mother. “It […]

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The Fatima Seers Will Help You have a Good Lent!

April 4, 2014

Lent in the Spirit of the Fatima Message Lent, that time of the liturgical year when Holy Mother Church calls on Catholics to fast and abstain from meat in the spirit of penance and self-denial, also encourages the faithful to meditate on the dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. In this penitential exercise, Our […]

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Can Putin Be Trusted? Is He Christendom’s New “Champion”?

April 4, 2014

Man needs hope as much as the air he breathes. Lacking air, he feels asphyxiated; without hope, he falls into discouragement and despair. The upshot is that, when beset by life’s trials or in times of crises that affect countries, peoples and civilizations, he strives to find reasons for hope. A Russian “Charlemagne”? No one, […]

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A Dying Mother, A Rosary, And A Son

April 1, 2014

“If mother only knew what has become of me! My lips mouth the Our Fathers and the Hail Marys, but my soul has no religion, and I’ve become so sinful…” In the mid 1800’s there lived in Paris a good woman who, after her husband died, was left destitute. The widow had an only son, […]

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New Booklet: Reflections on the Passion

March 31, 2014

The Agony in the Garden: Reflections on the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ  Irish Society for Christian Civilisation is pleased to announce the publication of a new booklet about the Agony in the Garden. Containing a series of eight reflections, it is a perfect pocket sized booklet for meditation, adoration and reflection especially during […]

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