Mary
April 25, 2019

5 Remarkable Women of the Bible

Mary of Nazareth: Mother of Jesus Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Jesus is a model of obedience and trust. She was just a teenager living in when the unimaginable happened -- the angel Gabriel appeared to her and announced…
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Mary
April 23, 2019

What You Should Know About the Immaculate Heart of Mary

One of the most popular Marian devotions in the Catholic Church today is that of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, often honored alongside the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This devotion has its roots in Sacred Scripture, which makes frequent mention of Mary's contemplative…
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MaryMiracles
April 23, 2019

Mary’s Death and Bodily Assumption

On November 1, 1950, Pope Pius XII defined the Assumption of the Blessed Mother of God into heaven in the following words: "Wherefore, after we have poured forth prayers of supplication again and again to God, and have invoked the…
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Mary
April 23, 2019

The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Catholic Church celebrates today the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary on its traditional fixed date of September 8, nine months after the December 8 celebration of her Immaculate Conception as the child of Saints Joachim and Anne. The…
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Mary
April 23, 2019

Four ‘awesome’ facts about Our Lady of Guadalupe

Here’s four awesome facts about the tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe: 1. It has qualities that are humanly impossible to replicate. Made primarily of cactus fibers, a tilma was typically of very poor quality and had a rough surface, making it difficult enough to wear,…
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Marian DevotionMary
April 19, 2019

Stranded on their way to visit a Marian shrine, when Mary physically made a home for them.

It is related in the Franciscan chronicles, that two religious of that order, who were going to visit a sanctuary of the Virgin, were overtaken by night in a great wood, where they became bewildered and so troubled that they…
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JesusMary
April 18, 2019

The story of Domenica whose little acts of charity earned her a visit from Mary and the Child Jesus

We read in the life of Sister Domenica of Paradise, written by Father Ignatius of Niente, a Dominican, that in a village called Paradise, near Florence, this little girl was born of poor parents. From her infancy she practised devotion…
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JesusMary
April 18, 2019

How Jesus and his apostles physically appeared in Germany to condemn and execute a scandalous bishop

It is narrated by Tritemius, Camsius, and others, that in Magdeburg, a city of Saxony, there was a certain man named Udo, who, from his youth, had been so destitute of talent that he was the ridicule of all his…
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ConversionsMarian DevotionMary
October 4, 2018

The story of the lady who, on receiving great mercy from Mary, converted and lived a holy life

Father Charles Bovius relates that in Domans, in France, lived a married man who had held a criminal connection with another woman. Now the wife being unable to endure this, continually besought God to punish the guilty parties; and one…
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Marian DevotionMary
October 4, 2018

An amazing story of the Monk whose devotion to Mary earned him the favor of hearing her sing

Cesarius relates, that a certain Cistercian monk, who was a devoted servant of our blessed Lady, desired very earnestly a visit from his dear Lady, and was praying her continually to grant him this favor. He went one night into…
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