Tag Archives: St. Bernard

‘Rationalist and Protestant Enlightenment’ Propaganda of Catholic ‘Dark’ Ages De-Mythologized by Modern ‘Reformists’

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Abbot and Doctor of the Church The “largest” ‘Bible’ and biblical resources software developer released a digitized edition of “many of the most significant spiritual and pastoral writings of the Middle Ages” … Continue reading

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“God is not mocked!”

+ J.M.J. Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Take care of him (Lk. 10.35) IN this day’s Gospel we read, that a certain man fell into the hands of robbers, who, after having taken his money, wounded him, and left him half … Continue reading

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“An Ass Tied”

+ JMJ Second Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday) Go ye into the village that is over against you, and immediately you shall find an ass tied (Mt. 21.2) On the Habitual Sinner “WISHING to enter Jerusalem, to be there … Continue reading

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Tepidity of Soul

+ JMJ Passion Sunday But Jesus hid Himself (Jn. 8.59). On the Danger to Which Tepidity Exposes the Soul A Sermon of St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and Founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer … Continue reading

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On Concealing Sins in Confession

+ JMJ And he was casting out a devil, and the same was dumb (Lk. 11.14). THE devil does not bring sinners to hell with their eyes open: he first blinds them with the malice of their own sins. ”For their … Continue reading

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Christian Doctrinal Instruction: Heaven

+ JMJ Second Sunday of Lent Lord, it is good for us to be here (Mt. 17.4). IN this day’s gospel we read, that wishing to give his disciples a glimpse of the glory of Paradise, in order to animate … Continue reading

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Mary, Our Mediatress

+ JMJ Ad te suspiramus gementes et flentes in hac lacrimarum valle. (To Thee do we sigh, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears.) On the Necessity of Mary’s Intercession for Our Salvation by St. Alphonsus Mary Liguori, Bishop … 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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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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