Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Mystery of the Incarnation: A Poem of Divine Love

+ JMJ The Nativity of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… and the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us (Jn. 1.1,14). God … Continue reading

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No Room for the Savior

Cesar Augustus,the master bookkeeper of the world, sat in his palace by the Tiber. Before him was stretched a map labelled Orbis Terrarum, Imperium Romanum. He was about to issue an order for a census of the world; for all the … Continue reading

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Feast of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

+ JMJ Thou art all fair, O Mary, and there is not spot of original sin in thee. (from the Canticle of Canticles, 4.7) The Privilege of the Immaculate Conception by Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. The definition of the dogma … Continue reading

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Christian Instruction: The Immaculate Conception of Mary (III)

Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Since, then, it was becoming that the Father should … Continue reading

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Christian Instruction: The Immaculate Conception of Mary (II)

Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer In the second place, it was becoming that the … Continue reading

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Christian Instruction: The Immaculate Conception of Mary (I)

Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Alphonsus de Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Great indeed was the injury entailed on Adam … Continue reading

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