Monthly Archives: July 2013

The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – VII

+ J.M.J. Seventh Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel Attend to My law… To resolve to love God alone with complete generosity, “it was imperative then… [to] practice a radical renunciation” (Fr. Francis, C.D., ibid.). However, … Continue reading

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The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – VI

+ J.M.J. Sixth Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel Attend to My law… – “Once we realize that God is merciful love, we go to Him with confidence. In its turn, ‘confidence,’ [says our dear “Little … Continue reading

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The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – V

+ J.M.J. Fifth Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel “Meditating day and night on the law of the Lord” – Attend to my law. Our Beloved, in His “merciful love” (our dear “Little Therese”) towards us, saved … Continue reading

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The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – IV

+ J.M.J. Fourth Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel “Stay in the cell…” We have seen that to quest for, find and, finally, take possession most securely and for eternity our Beloved is the effect … Continue reading

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The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – III

+ J.M.J. Third Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel “Stay in the cell…” Quest for God – and Him alone, for He “alone suffices!” (“Solo Dios basta!” says our holy Mother Teresa of Jesus) – is “conversio … Continue reading

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The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – II

+ J.M.J Second Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel “Stay in the cell…” Union with Our Beloved requires purity of soul and body. The traditional religious life provides the religious a safe asylum to keep this purity … Continue reading

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The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – I

+ J.M.J. First Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel Attend, O My people, to My law: incline your ears to the words of My mouth (Ps. 77.1, from the “Introit” of the Mass for the Feast, … Continue reading

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“Lumen Fidei” – a ‘faith’ or the Catholic Faith?

+ J.M.J. First Saturday of the Month “That which afflicts the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Heart of Jesus….” (Sr. Lucia, C.D.): “Rome will lose the Faith” (Our Lady of La Salette in 1849 – the whole Message approved … Continue reading

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Pope John Paul II, Pope John XXIII, and the Neo-Catholic ‘Sainthood’

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. Irenaeus Bishop and Doctor of the Church who wrote much against heresies The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with Me in peace, and … Continue reading

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“Mater… sanctae spei”

+ J.M.J. Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary I am the Mother… of holy hope… (Ecclus. 24.24, from the Epistle for the Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Succor – the Epistle also for the Feast of Our … Continue reading

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