Monthly Archives: September 2011

Prayer to St. Michael

+ JMJ Feast of St. Michael the Archangel Sancte Michael Archangele, defende nos in praelio, contra nequtitiam et insidias diaboli esto praesidum. Imperet illi Deus, supplices deprecamur: tuque, Princpes militiae coelestis, Satanam aliosque spiritus malignos, qui ad perditionem pervagantur in … Continue reading

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Our Misery and God’s Healing Mercy

+ JMJ Thirteenth  Sunday after Pentecost In the cycle of the Sundays after Pentecost, the Holy Church brings to our attention, sometimes under one aspect, sometimes under another, the merciful action of Jesus on our souls. Two weeks ago, she … Continue reading

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Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: the Queen and Mother of Mercy II

+ JMJ Mary’s Great Love for Us Since Mary is our Mother, we may consider how great is the love She bears us; love towards our chil­dren is a necessary impulse of nature; and St. Thomas says that “this is … Continue reading

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Mary, Our Life: Hidden with Christ in God

+ JMJ Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary The Sacred [Traditional] Liturgy enthusiastically celebrates Mary’s Nativity and makes it one of the most appealing feasts of Marian devotion. We sing in today’s Office : “Thy Nativity, O … Continue reading

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Restore Everything in Christ Through Mary

+ JMJ Feast of Pope St. Pius X “Restore Everything Through Mary” – Pope St. Pius X (from the Encyclical ‘Ad diem illum laetissimum’, Feb.2, 1904) True devotion: conversion of heart No homage is more agreeable to her, none is … Continue reading

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