The scapular of the Virgin cannot separate us from the Gospel
Salvation history, woven by God with the fiber of humanity, passes through the daily events of families
We who are doubly the children of Mary should imitate her
If God gave the grace of conversion to St. Augustine, it was due to the prayers of St. Monica
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity writes, "I desire so much to gather souls to my Jesus!"
"Janua Coeli" (Heaven's Door) was St. Elizabeth of the Trinity's favorite name for the Blessed Virgin
"I would have given a thousand lives to save one soul"
"She is Mother to us all in the order of grace"
"Guard us as thy loving children from the tragedy of sin"
We give thanks that our dear Lady has clothed us with the “garment of salvation.” Saint Edith Stein The Hidden Life: Essays, Meditations, Spiritual Texts (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, Book 4, p. 3) Edited by L. Gelber and Michael Linssen; translated by Waltraut Stein ICS Publications, © Washington Province of Discalced Carmelites,... Continue Reading →
Divine virginity has a characteristic aversion to sin as the contrary of divine holiness. However, this aversion to sin gives rise to an indomitable love for sinners. Christ has come to tear sinners away from sin and to restore the divine image in defiled souls. He comes as the child of sin—his genealogy and... Continue Reading →