The Angelic Warfare Confraternity is supernatural brotherhood or fellowship of men and women bound to one another in love and dedicated to pursuing and promoting chastity together under the powerful patronage St. Thomas Aquinas and the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The Eucharist is the "source and summit of the Christian life" and there is no greater way to grow in faith and grace than feeding on the Bread of Life.
"The Scapular is a practice of piety which by its very simplicity is suited to everyone, and has spread widely among the faithful of Christ to their spiritual profit." - Pope Pius XII
St. Benedict's parish (Chesapeake, VA) celebrated the 95th anniversary of the Fatima apparition. With several parishes from the area we marched a Eucharistic procession from Star of the Sea Catholic Church to the 17th St. Park in Virginia Beach.
Deliver me, Jesus.
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"Crux Sacra Sit Mihi Lux" (The Holy Cross be my light), written downward on the perpendicular bar; the initial letters of the words, "Non Draco Sit Mihi Dux" (Let not the dragon be my guide).
Domine Iesu, dimitte nobis debita nostra, salva nos ab igne inferiori, perduc in caelum omnes animas, praesertim eas, quae misericordiae tuae maxime indigent.
1. Rejoice Ye Angels: 19 More Rosary Quotes “Never will anyone who says his Rosary every day become a formal heretic or be led astray by the devil.” Saint Louis de Montfort “The Rosary is a powerful weapon to put the demons to flight and to keep oneself from sin…If you desire peace in your...
“Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did.”
Saint Maximilian Kolbe
"Say the Rosary every day to obtain peace for the world and the end of the war."
Our Lady of Fatima, May 13, 1917
“Always stay close to this Heavenly Mother, because she is the sea to be crossed to reach the shores of Eternal Splendour.” - St Padre Pio
8 quotes by various Popes explaining the power and necessity of the Rosary in the Catholic life.
“Never will anyone who says his Rosary every day become a formal heretic or be led astray by the devil.”
Saint Louis de Montfort
"Charity may be a very short word, but with its tremendous meaning of pure love, it sums up man's entire relation to God and to his neighbor." - St Aelred of Rievaulx
An unjust law is no law at all - we will not and cannot not comply.
“To them Mary is an almost infinite treasury, an inexhaustible abyss of these gifts, to such an extent that she was never subject to the curse and was, together with her Son, the only partaker of perpetual benediction.” Ineffabilis Deus, Pope Pius IX
The focal point of a Catholic home should be the family altar. This would be a place in which the family can gather to offer their prayers to God and ask the Saints to pray for them.
“When you say your Rosary, the angels rejoice, the Blessed Trinity delights in it, my Son finds joy in it too, and I myself am happier than you can possibly guess."
Christmas approacheth. If you are looking for quality last-minute Catholic gifts to share with your friends and family, here are a few SPL suggestions.
St. Juan Diego is the patron of Mexico, and Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron of the Americas and the pro-life movement.
“Always stay close to this Heavenly Mother, because she is the sea to be crossed to reach the shores of Eternal Splendour.”
Saint Padre Pio
The rise of the rosary from a personal revelation to St. Dominic to a universal devotion was one spattered in blood, last hopes, and military victories.
"She is more Mother than Queen."
Saint Therese of Lisieux, Doctor of the Church