Blessed and Saints

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Blessed Jose Sanchez del Rio

Blessed Jose Sanchez del RioIn 1927, Catholic Mexico was immersed in a violent storm of religious persecution. The President of Mexico at that time was a despot named Plutarco Calles.  His hatred for the Church had no limits. He killed priests and burned churches. In legitimate self defense, countless Catholics took up arms to defend …

St. Joseph in the Divine Will

The Holy Rule of St. Benedict – Book

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The Rule of St. Benedict and the 12 Steps of Humility

St. Benedict’s Preface on Humility St. Benedict begins by noting that Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled, and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted (literally Luke 14:11, fragment of Luke 18:14) and that those who want to reach the highest summit of humility must shun pride and exaltation, and just as well that our actions …

The Story of Saint Juan Diego

Saint Juan Diego Saint Juan Diego’s Story Thousands of people gathered in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe July 31, 2002, for the canonization of Juan Diego, to whom the Blessed Mother appeared in the 16th century. Pope John Paul II celebrated the ceremony at which the poor Indian peasant became the Church’s first …

Novena to St. Maria Goretti

St. Maria Goretti Official Prayer to St. Maria Goretti Oh Saint Maria Goretti who, strengthened by God’s grace, did not hesitate even at the age of twelve to shed your blood and sacrifice life itself to defend your virginal purity, look graciously on the unhappy human race which has strayed far from the path of …

St. Aloysius Gonzaga

St. Aloysius Gonzaga and the Divine Will Luisa and St. Aloysius in the Divine Will Volume 2 – June 20, 1899 …Afterwards, Heaven opened; it seemed that a very great feast was being prepared.  At that very moment a young man of lovely appearance came down from Heaven, all dazzling with fire and flames.  Jesus told …

Titles of the Blessed Virgin Mary