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The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin

St. Joachim and St. Anne were poor and, belonging to the Levitical family, they lived on the tithes of the Temple. But, notwithstanding this, Mary was born amid grandeurs that far surpassed all the riches of the daughters of this … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On this festival, the Church commemorates the happy departure from life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and her translation into the kingdom of her Son, in which she received from Him a crown of immortal glory, and a throne above … Continue reading

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The Dowry of Mary Immaculate

Mary received on the day of her Immaculate Conception a magnificent endowment, proportioned to the sublime duties and incomparable dignity of Mother of God. She received then that treasure of graces which was to make of her the co-redemptrix of … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Conception and Holy Communion

The Blessed Virgin is that chosen woman whose heel crushed the infernal serpent. In creating Mary immaculate, God gained the greatest victory over the devil, and re-established His empire in the world. As Master, He took possession of His own … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother of Eucharistic Adorers

Our vocation, which in a special manner binds us to the service of the King of kings, makes it a duty incumbent upon us to appeal to Mary. Jesus is King in the Eucharist, and He wishes to have in … Continue reading

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Devotion to Mary – Part 8 of 8

Such also is the conduct which the predestinate daily observe. They are sedentary, and home-keepers, with their Mother. In other words, they love retirement, and are interior. They give themselves to prayer; but it is after the example and in … Continue reading

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Devotion to Mary – Part 7 of 8

We must, in a few words, characterise the true devotion. It must be (1) interior, (2) tender, (3) holy, (4) constant, and (5) disinterested. True devotion to our Lady is interior; that is to say, it comes from the spirit … Continue reading

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