Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Scapular – Sign of “Eternal Alliance” With the Woman Who Shall Crush the Head of Satan (II)

+ JMJ Feast of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel Eight hundred and sixty years before Christ, the whole of Israel, at the bidding of the fiery Prophet Elias, is assembled, with the prophets of their false god, … Continue reading

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Ninth and Last Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: The Scapular – The Visible Badge of Christian Victory; Its secret: Being Subject to Our Blessed Mother Through Total Consecration to Her Immaculate Heart The Scapular is a miniature habit – that is, it is the habit … Continue reading

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Eighth Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: On the Characters of True and False Devotion to Our Blessed Mother by St. Louis-Marie de Montfort After having laid bare [what essentially consists true Christian devotion to our Blessed Mother], we must, in a few words, … Continue reading

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Seventh Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: Discernment of the True Devotion to Our Blessed Mother (I) by St. Louis Marie de Montfort Jesus Christ Our Savior, true God and true Man, ought to be the last end of all our devotions, else they … Continue reading

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Sixth Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: Jesus Christ, the Ideal of True Christian Virtue (II) Jesus Christ had a most tender compassion for sinners who were sincerely humble and repentant for their sins. I came for sinners, the Lord said, and not for … Continue reading

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Fifth Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: Jesus Christ, The Ideal of True Virtue There are very few Christians, even amongst those who are especially consecrated to God, who have a right idea of what true virtue is. Amongst all of them imagine it … Continue reading

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Fourth Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: The True Devout Christian (II) The true devout man is a man of prayer, whose sole delight is to be with God, and to speak with Him, and who scarcely ever loses his sense of the presence … Continue reading

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Third Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: On True and Solid Christian Devotion (I) by Rev. P. Jean Grou, S.I. THE word devotion, which is derived from the Latin, answers to that of devotedness,—a vowing of one­self, a consecration of one’s self. A devout … Continue reading

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Second Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

“I will lead you into my Family of Carmel where you will wear MY HABIT.” – Our Lady of Mt. Carmel to Bl. Anne of Bartholomew, C.D. (a nun of Teresian Carmel)   “RECEIVE, MY BELOVED SON, THIS HABIT OF … Continue reading

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First Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: the Scapular Vision of July 16, 1251 Two thousand, one hundred and ten years after the contest on Mt. Carmel, we see another king expectantly climbing up the Mount. He is not clothed in a toga-like robe … Continue reading

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