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The most beautiful stories...
story0430-Sinless? – An exception!
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.
story0606-Jesus always loves the sinner
“Jesus Christ loves you not ‘despite’ but ‘because of’ your misery.”
story0703-Example of God’s mercy
At these words the penitent gave a great cry, which marked both his astonishment and his gratitude to the God of mercies, and at the same moment he fell dead.
story0716-The loving zeal of a good shepherd.
Soon the young man forgot the maxims of Christianity, and by dint of accumulating crime after crime, stifled all remorse. He even became the leader of a gang of thieves, and proved to be the most determined and cruel of the group.
story0905-Mary Consoler of the captives.
Their vulnerability and the unjust perseverance of their persecutors in mistreating them made them take a cowardly resolution which would have precipitated them into the ultimate misfortune if God, who is infinite in His mercies and who has compassion on the weaknesses of men, had not pulled them out of this deep abyss by an effect of His omnipotence.
story0906-The Mercy of God.
An unfortunate sinner, among other crimes, had killed his father and one of his brothers, and as a result he was wandering as a fugitive…
story0907-How much sin displeases Mary.
Take this sword, and pierce Me rather than wound My Son by this sin.
story0915-Excellence of the devotion to Our Lady of Seven Sorrows.
When he went in the morning to visit the holy image, he noticed that there were eight swords in the Heart of Mary instead of seven.
story1123-Prompt purification through perfect contrition
“There is no delay, Father! immediately, immediately! the pain breaks me, and I am dying…” And, indeed, she falls on the pavement of the church and dies in the midst of her sobs.
story1225-Christmas Eve of Saint Jerome
“Give Me your sins…”
story0112-The death of Gobel, the intruder bishop of Paris.
He who apostasizes sometimes reaps the opposite of what he hoped for in this life. To lose eternal life, however, is the only irreparable misfortune.