Tag Archives: Brown Scapular

Mary in Sacred Scriptures: Our Sweetness

+ JMJ Mary our Sweetness: She renders Death sweet to her faithful children. by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Holy Redeemer He that is a friend loveth at all times; and … Continue reading

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Teresian Carmel

+ JMJ Feast of our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus (Teresa of Avila) Reformer of the Carmelite Order and Foundress of the Discalced Carmelites of the unmitigated Primitive Rule Zelo zelatus sum pro Domino Deo exercituum (With zeal have I been … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Holy Rosary and the “Diabolical Campaign” (I)

+ JMJ Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary When Our Blessed Mother gave the Holy Rosary in its present form to St. Dominic (founder of the Order of Friars Preachers known as the Dominican Friars) in 1214, the … Continue reading

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Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary: Let God be God

+ JMJ Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary I am the Mother of fair love, and of fear, and of knowledge, and of holy hope. In me is all grace of the way and of the truth, in me … Continue reading

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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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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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