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Contemplating The Admirable Heart Of Mary

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JESUS CHRIST, the Only-Begotten Son of God, chose the incomparable Virgin Mary from among all creatures to be His Mother and deigned to be nourished and governed by her, In His infinite goodness He also gave her to us to be our Queen, our Mother and our sure Refuge in all our needs. He therefore

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First Saturday Meditation:The Incarnation

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At the bidding of the divine will the holy Gabriel presented himself at the foot of the throne intent upon the immutable essence of the Most High. His Majesty then expressly charged him with the message,which he was to bring to the most holy Mary and instructed him in the very words with which he

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THE THIRD SWORD OF SORROW II

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  SECOND POINT. After the solemn celebration of the Pasch, Joseph and Mary returned home, each by a different route, and with a different party. But Jesus, alas! Remained behind. When they arrived at the place at which they were to meet, the distance of a day’s journey from the Temple, this holy couple were

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The Third Sword of Sorrow I

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ON THE THIRD DOLOUR OF MARY. Mary loses Jesus for Three Days. FIRST POINT. It has been said by many learned and pious writers that the third Dolour of the Blessed Virgin surpassed in intensity all her preceding sorrows; and no doubt they had great reasons for maintaining such an opinion. For, in her other

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MI Badges worn in New Zealand Schools

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The badge of the M.I. in New Zealand’s schools In New Zealand, Knights have made up an insignia lapel pin for members of the Militia Immaculatae. The pins are worn by all the pupils of the high schools (boys and girls) who have joined the militia. The few children in primary school who have joined

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The Second Sword of Sorrow

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On The Second Dolour Of Mary The Flight into Egypt FIRST POINT No sooner was Jesus born than He began to be persecuted by Herod, who then ruled over the Jews. This ambitious prince, hearing that the long expected Messias was come into the world ” to deliver his people, Israel,” was seized with envy