by Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira In ancient times, people referred to the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady as the feast of Our Lady of Glory. They understood that the Assumption of Our Lady was not merely the physical event of her leaving this earth after resurrecting by virtue of her Divine Son […]

Charity Converts a Dying Soldier

August 11, 2014

“The religion that teaches such a charity must be from God.”  A certain soldier from the American civil war, once handsome and strong, lay dying in a military ward in Missouri. The sister of charity who cared for him, realizing that his end was near, asked him if he belonged to any church. On receiving […]

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This Single Vice Throws Economy and Society Out of Balance

August 7, 2014

Frenetic Intemperance The key to understand the economic crisis is to look for its cause. Deep inside the soul of modern man we find this cause: frenetic intemperance. This vice can be defined as a restless spirit inside certain sectors of modern economy that foments a drive within men to throw off legitimate restraints and gratify […]

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In France, Children of Non-Catholic Parents Ask for Baptism

August 5, 2014

If you see beautiful and tasty apples growing on a hawthorn bush, know that it was not this rough bush that produced them but a miracle of God.  If you see a beautiful singing nightingale hatch from the egg of a serpent, know that it was not the serpent that beget it but another divine […]

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The Sacred Heart Bridge and Refuge

July 11, 2014

“Come to me, all you that labour, and are burdened, and I will refresh you.” Matt.11:28 Though this age stresses “happy” and “safe,” in reality it has produced a steady diet of dire news, often uncomfortably close to home: teen pregnancies, substance abuse, marriage break-ups, suicides, murder in schools and so on. One day when sharing […]

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Defend Our Lady’s Honour – Oppose Facebook Blasphemy

June 13, 2014

Dear Friend of the Blessed Mother, It is simply outrageous and shocking beyond belief that the honour of the Holy Mother of God is subject to blasphemies on Facebook’s Virgin Mary Should’ve Aborted page. To help me prayerfully, peacefully and legally put an end to this play, please sign the Petition of Protest Here today. In July of […]

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Story of Mary – Mother of Penitent Sinners

June 9, 2014

Neither in heaven nor on earth can I find one who has more compassion for the miserable, or who can aid me more than you. It is narrated by Belluacensis that in Ridolio, a city of England, in the year 1430, there lived a young nobleman named Ernest, who gave all his patrimony to the […]

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Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

June 9, 2014

 Novena to the Sacred Heart to be said for nine consecutive days.  O my Jesus who didst say: “Indeed I say to you, ask and it shall be given you; seek and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened to you.” Here I am, knocking, seeking, and asking the grace (mention your request). Our […]

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June – Month of the Sacred Heart

June 9, 2014

Hope of a Hopeless World If there is an age whose sole hope lies in the Sacred Heart of Jesus, it is our own. The evils committed by mankind today can scarcely be exaggerated. To mention just a few, these include blasphemy, the destruction of the family through abortion, divorce, euthanasia, widespread pornography, immoral fashions […]

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