"I would have given a thousand lives to save one soul"

"Souls in this condition make me feel such compassion that any burden seems light to me if I can free one of them." Spiritual Testimonies: 20 Intellectual vision of a soul in grace and in sin (Avila, probably 1571)

The Marie du jour – May 9

John’s unique apostolate was to remain close to the Virgin Mary Consider those closest to Christ. Saint John the Apostle grasped what was indispensable for a clear understanding of his master. John never tired of probing and querying Christ. We can see how John thus gained richer insights and fuller explanations, precisely because he went... Continue Reading →

The Marie du jour – May 6

  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 →

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