Mary, Mother of the Church

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Mary, Mother of the Church

On May 21st, the Monday after Pentecost, the Church will celebrate for the first time the memorial of Mary, "Mater Ecclesiae." Some texts to help...

Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

On the first Sunday after Pentecost, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. Saint Josemaria speaks about how each soul in grace...

Pope Francis' modest goal

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Pope Francis' modest goal

On Monday 9th April the Vatican published an Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis on "The Call to Holiness in Today's World". The 46-page document...

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“Blessed be that monotony of Hail Marys”

I have come to see that every Hail Mary, every greeting to Our Lady, is a new beat of a heart in love. (The Forge, 615)

``Immaculate Virgin, I know very well that I am only a miserable wretch, and all I do is increase each day the number of my sins ... '' You told me the other day that was how you spoke to Our Mother. And I was confident in advising you with assurance to pray the Holy Rosary. Blessed be that monotony of Hail Marys which purifies the monotony of your sins! (Furrow, 475)

The Rosary is said not with the lips alone, muttering Hail Marys one after the other. That is the way over-pious old men...

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