The month of October is the month of the most Holy Rosary. We would warmly encourage all to pray the most Holy Rosary. This article presents the sayings of the saints—Jesus and Mary’s dearest friends. Then we will present twenty aids or helps to motivate you to take in your hands your spiritual slingshot so that you can conquer the many enemies that are in the pursuit of your soul, the soul of your children and the soul of the family. Therefore, let us meditate on the wisdom of the saints and then follow this timely advice on the recitation … Read more
Every year on September 29th the Church celebrates three of the Archangel saints: Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. Then on October 2nd, the Church celebrates the Feast of our Guardian Angels.
RECOGNITION AND DEVOTION. We should all recognize the presence, the prayers, the power, and the personality of the angels. These faithful angels are in heaven, but also they exercise great power on earth. How many times have we been spared from physical and moral disasters due to the intercession of the holy angels? Only God knows, and we will only know in the end when God Himself … Read more
In Sacramental Theology exists an all-important concept for the efficacious reception of any of the Sacraments. This is called Dispositive Grace or Grace of Disposition. What this concept means is simply this: the graces that you receive in your reception of the Sacraments are in direct proportion to the disposition of your soul at the moment of the reception of that specific Sacrament.
SACRAMENTS AND JESUS. In the Sacraments, Jesus touches us directly, in the most personal and powerful way that we could possibly imagine. The Church is the Mystical Body of Christ and Christ unites Himself with us through … Read more
Mary is the Masterpiece of creation, in the words of St. Louis de Montfort. She is worthy of imitation. Mary is the Daughter of the Eternal Father; she is the Mother of the Eternal Son and she is the Mystical Spouse of the Holy Spirit. In other words, Mary is intimately united to the Trinity and therefore she can unite us with God. For that reason, Saint Louis de Montfort says: “Mary is the quickest, shortest, and easiest path to Jesus.”
THE DYNAMIC. If we get to know Mary, then we love her; if we love her, then we … Read more
Saint Teresa of Avila stated that the mind is the Loca de la casa—meaning, the madwoman of the house! Meaning? It is very difficult to control our thought world, most especially our imagination. Despite the difficulty of the challenge, still we must put forth the most noble of efforts!
DYNAMIC. There is a dynamic in the human person, the way the Creator constructed us! And this is the way it unfolds. What goes into our eyes, ascends to our mind; from the mind it is archived in the memory. From the memory, the image can easily descend into the … Read more