Tag Archives: Virtues

“Holy” Obedience – The True Catholic Obedience

+ J.M.J. Solemn Commemoration of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel Sin makes the soul a slave of the devil and among the sins which makes the soul the worst slave of Satan is the sin of impurity (cf., … 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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“A Grain of Mustard Seed”

+ JMJ Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field  (Mt. 13.31, from the Gospel of the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany) St. Jerome … Continue reading

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The Measure of Loving God

+ JMJ Feast of St. Teresa of Jesus Virgin, Reformer of Carmel, a ‘Doctor’ of the Science of Divine Love, and our Mother “Make up your minds, my [children], that you came here [to our Reformed Carmel] to die for … Continue reading

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Flower of Carmel

+ JMJ Feast of the Solemn Commemoration of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel The Blessed Virgin is a Mother who clothes us with grace and takes our spiritual life under Her protection, in order to bring it … Continue reading

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The Divine Farewell

+ JMJ Third Sunday after Easter Today’s liturgy begins to direct our thoughts toward the coming Ascension of Jesus: A little while, and now you shall not see Me… because I go to the Father… The Holy Gospel (Jn. 16.16-22) … Continue reading

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God’s Tolerance for the Wicked

+ JMJ Fifth Sunday after Epiphany The kingdom of heaven is likened to a man that sowed good seed in his filed. But… his enemy came and oversowed cockle among the wheat (Mt. 13.24-25). God has sown the good seed … Continue reading

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Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: Our Life (II)

+ JMJ   Mary, Our Life: She obtains for us the grace of Perseverance by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Holy Redeemer   Final perseverance, the grace for us to die … Continue reading

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St. Therese and Her “Little Way of Spiritual Childhood”

+ JMJ Feast of St.Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face God has greatly glorified this humble Discalced Carmelite. He has permitted her to pour out and distribute her favors far and wide and, no doubt, this is … 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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