The glorious Virgin has been raised to the dignity of Mother of the King of kings, and therefore the Holy Church is entitled to honor Her, and to ask that all honor Her with the glorious title of Queen. Salve Regina!
Text taken from: Jesus Christ, His Life, His Passion, His Triumph, by Father Auguste Berthe, cssr
(St. Mark 16:19-20; St. Luke 24:49-53; Acts 1)
Our Lady’s intervention at Fatima is that of a Mother, worried and distressed about the fate of Her children. She wants to save us at all costs. Let us turn to Her with an unshakeable faith and trust.
Starts on May 4. – It may be prayed from the 4th to the 12th of each month.
Begins on Good Friday.
Man being a weak creature of body and soul, no one can without lack of reason and common sense believe himself to be free from sin. Only the Mother of God was preserved from all stain by a special privilege. Every man is a sinner. Those who claim to be without fault are often the greatest sinners.
Example of a devotion, based on the help of Saint Anthony, which is a striking proof of the intercession of the Saints for us.
It is likely that the good Lord allowed the deceased children to come to the aid of their dying father. Through the communion of saints our deceased parents are our intercessors and helpers before God, especially when they are in heaven.
The intercession of Christians for one another is so powerful that Saint James already exhorted Christians “to pray for one another in order to be saved” (James 5:16). It is above all the prayer of a mother for her child that God loves to answer.
The end of Judas and Herod, murderer of the Innocents, is also a frightening example of the unhappy end of all the persecutors of the Church.