“We all know how important the Totus Tuus Marian consecration was to JP II. But what’s striking here is what he identifies as the most pressing reason for him to make this total entrustment to our Lady. He wants to be sure in ministry that he truly receives others as a gift.” – Fr. Ignatius Schweitzer
At the moment when our salvation is being accomplished by Jesus on the Cross, Jesus says to his Mother, “Woman, behold your son!” and he says to his beloved disciple, “Behold your mother!” Is this not the first total consecration to Mary our Blessed Mother?
How does today’s Feast of the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth illustrate the Blessed Mother’s charity and humility? Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
Why the fascination in the Mass of Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite not only by the Catholic elite but by those of simple faith? What does the Mass in the Extraordinary Form tell me not only about how to pray the mass in general, no matter what Rite or language I attend it in, but how to live my faith in Jesus?
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 12/12/2013. This month, in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we’re doing a three-part post on the
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 12/11/2013. This month, in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we’re doing a three-part post on the