The most beautiful stories...
Examples of the Saints, our predecessors - Their teaching
“Where were You, O my divine Spouse, she said, when I saw myself in such a terrible situation? – I was with you, answered Our Lord.”
Revelation from Heaven to confirm devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
When St. Therese sees an image of Jesus, she is deeply moved to think of Jesus’ love for her.
Wounded, not knowing what to do and bored to death during his convalescence, Ignatius asked for a novel to distract himself. Amadis and other books of chivalry, so profane and dangerous, were famous in those days, and the most honest people delighted in them.
The Saint replied, “I think that the one of whom you complain has made more progress in virtue in a few months, than this other one, whom you praise so much, has made in a year.”
God gives the grace of faith to those who sincerely seek the truth.
The Saints performed wonders through the power of the rosary.
The Saints knew how to win the hearts of heretics and sinners by their charity. Harshness and intolerance would have produced the opposite effect. Our Lord would say to us, “Go and do likewise.” We must be tolerant of those who are not members of the Church; for though they are in error, they are our brothers.
A specialty of the Heart of Jesus: the conversion of sinners
As the young man was being led to the place of torture outside the city, his mother, fearing that he would not complete his glorious sacrifice, cried out to him from the ramparts, “My son, remember the living God; arm yourself with constancy and strength; lift your heart high, and look up to Him who reigns in heaven.”
If we want to join our good Mother in Heaven, we must detach ourselves from the world.
To keep young people on the right track, Saint Philip of Neri inaugurates the month of Mary.
One of his penitents having written to him that she was accustomed, to be delivered from her headaches, to recite an Our Father in honor of the crown of thorns of Our Lord…