Category Archives: Catholicism

A Higher Calling

When any one has to choose a state of life, and wishes to know what he should do for the good of his soul, let him first strip himself of every inclination of his own, and place himself generously in … Continue reading

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St. Rita of Cascia

St. Rita of Cascia, whose feast is celebrated on May 22, was born at Rocca Porena in the diocese of Spoleto and the province of Umbria, Italy, about the year 1386, and died at Cascia in the year 1456. Being … Continue reading

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St. Herman Joseph

Herman from his earliest years was a devoted client of the Mother of God. As a little child he used to spend all his play-time in the church at Cologne before an image of Mary, where he received many favors. … Continue reading

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St. Bernardine of Siena

From his earliest youth this Apostle of the Holy Name of Jesus began to show especial devotion to the glorious Queen of Heaven. Every Saturday he fasted in her honor, and showed her every sign of affection and veneration. This … Continue reading

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For the Glory of God

With those who are perfect and walk with simplicity, there is nothing small and contemptible, if it be a thing that pleases God; for the pleasure of God is the object at which alone they aim, and which is the … Continue reading

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To Love All That God Loves

What a great benefit it would be to us if God would plant in our hearts a holy aversion to our own satisfaction, to which nature attaches us so strongly that we desire that others would adapt themselves to us, … Continue reading

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Devotion to Mary – Part 4 of 8

Our Lord is our Advocate and Mediator of redemption with God the Father. It is by Him that we ought to pray, in union with the whole Church triumphant and militant. It is by Him that we have access to … Continue reading

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