Tags: Our Lady
During Wednesday's general audience, the pope talked about the significance behind the feast day of the Immaculate Conception, which is celebrated on December 8th.
Tags: Humility, Holy Purity, Our Lady, Pope Benedict XVI
Novena to prepare for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Through the centuries the Church has become ever more aware that Mary, "full of grace" through God, was redeemed from the moment of her conception. That is what the dogma of the Immaculate Conception confesses, as [...]
Tags: Our Lady, novena, Josemaria Escriva
For nine centuries Torreciudad has been a meeting-point for devotion to the Virgin Mary. St. Josemaria joined in with this story: his love for our Blessed Lady led him to initiate the building of a shrine. At the time, carrying out this project seemed like [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Our Lady, Torreciudad, Josemaria Escriva
Saturday was our Lady’s day. That day, Josemaría’s parents used to go to their local church, St Bartholomew’s, to say the rosary with other families.
They took Josemaría too, as long as he promised to keep quiet and behave, which wasn’t always easy. On the [...]
Tags: Youth, For younger readers, Our Lady
The humility of my holy Mother Mary! She is not to be seen amid the palms of Jerusalem, nor at the hour of the great miracles — except at that first one at Cana.
But she doesn't escape from the contempt at Golgotha; there she stands, [...]
Tags: Holy Family, Holiness, Our Lady
During an encounter with diocesan priests in Guatemala, St Josemaria, the founder of Opus Dei, talked about devotion to our Lady and St Joseph in the life of a priest.
Tags: St Joseph, Holy Rosary, Our Lady, diocesan priests
Father, could you tell us, more than ever in times like these, what genuine devotion we should have for our Blessed Lady as her sons, what our relationship with her should be as priests, to stay faithful to our priesthood?
Tags: Faithfulness, Priesthood, Holy Rosary, Our Lady, diocesan priests
1830. The political panorama in France, and above all people’s attitudes, had changed a lot since the French Revolution of 1789. Still the atmosphere in the country was more and more tense. Amidst all the upheavals, our Lady made her voice heard: “Come to the [...]
Tags: Holy Rosary, Our Lady, Devotion, Sanctuary of Our Lady