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Glories of Mary

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Glories of Mary
January 6, 2009

The Glories of Mary #1: Mary Our Queen Our Mother

How great should be our Confidence in Mary, who is the Queen of Mercy. Story: We read, in the life of Sister Catharine of St. Augustine, that in the place where she resided,…
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Glories of Mary
January 10, 2009

The Glories of Mary #2: Confidence in Mary

How much our Confidence in Mary should be Increased because she is our Mother Story: In the history of the foundation of the Society of Jesus in the kingdom of Naples,we read the…
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Glories of Mary
January 19, 2009

The Glories of Mary #3: Her Love for Us

The Greatness of the Love which this Mother bears us. Story: Father Auriemma relates that there was a certain poor shepherdess, whose sole delight was to go to a little chapel of our…
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Glories of Mary
September 24, 2009

The Glories of Mary #4: Our Queen And Our Mother

Mary is the Mother of the penitent Sinner. STORY A noble youth named Eskil was sent by the prince, his father, to Hildensheim, a city of Saxony, to study; but he gave himself…
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Glories of Mary
October 1, 2009

The Glories of Mary #5: Our Life Our Sweetness

Mary, our Life, our Sweetness. STORY Father Bovio relates that there was a sinful woman, named Ellen, who entered a church, and by chance heard a sermon on the Rosary.  On leaving the…
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Glories of Mary
October 12, 2009

The Glories of Mary #6: She Obtains For Us Perseverance

Mary is also our Life, because she obtains for us Perseverance. STORY The history of St Mary of Egypt, in the first book of the lives of the Fathers, is well known.  At…
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Glories of Mary
October 28, 2009

The Glories of Mary #7: She Renders Death Sweet To Her Clients

Mary our Sweetness; she renders Death sweet to her Clients. STORY Of St John of God, who was tenderly devoted to Mary, it is related that he fully expected that she would visit…
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DevotionalGlories of MaryPrayer
November 7, 2009

The Glories of Mary #8: Mary Is The Hope of All

Mary, our Hope. STORY St Gregory relates that there was a young woman named Musa, who was very devout to the Mother of God; to whom, when she was in great danger of…
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Glories of Mary
November 10, 2009

The Glories of Mary #9: Mary, Our Hope

Mary is the Hope of Sinners STORY St Antonine relates that there was a sinner who was at enmity with God, and who had a vision in which he found himself before the…
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Glories of Mary
November 14, 2009

The Glories of Mary #10: Mary, Our Hope

The Promptitude of Mary in assisting those who invoke her. STORY We read in the life of St Francis de Sales that he experienced the efficacy of this prayer.  When he was about…
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Glories of Mary
November 21, 2009

The Glories of Mary #11: Mary, Our Hope

The Greatness of the Power of Mary to defend those who invoke her when tempted by the Devil. STORY In Reichersperg, in Bavaria, there was a canon regular of the name of Arnold,…
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Glories of Mary
December 5, 2009

The Glories of Mary #12: Mary Our Mediatress

To thee do we sigh, mourning and weeping, in this valley of tears. STORY A young nobleman who was on a sea-voyage begun to read an obscene book, in which he took much…
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Glories of Mary
January 30, 2010

The Glories of Mary #13: Mary Our Mediatress

The Necessity of the Intercession of Mary for our Salvation. STORY The history of Theophilus, written by Eutychian, patriarch of Constantinople, and who was an eye-witness of the fact he relates, is well…
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Glories of Mary
February 4, 2010

The Glories of Mary #14: Mary Our Advocate

The Necessity of the Intercession of Mary for our Salvation. STORY In Germany a man fell into a grievous sin; through shame he was unwilling to confess it; but, on the other hand,…
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Glories of Mary
February 6, 2010

The Glories of Mary #15: Mary Our Advocate

Mary is so tender an Advocate that she does not refuse to defend the Cause even of the most miserable. STORY In one of our missions, after the sermon on the Blessed Virgin…
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