The Ever Blessed

Saintly Reflections

Go to Him, Using the Means He Used to Come Down to Us

For whoever finds me finds life and receives salvation from the Lord. But whoever does not find me hurts himself. They love death who hate [...]

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Mary, City of Refuge

You shall separate three cities…where a person who kills another may take refuge…to save his life when he unintentionally kills his neighbor. Deuteronomy 19:2-4 Seek [...]

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St. John Vianney and the Delight of the Trinity

“The Eternal Father delights in regarding the Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary as the masterpiece of His hands. The Son delights in it as [...]

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Have a Mary Christmas and a Hymn by St. Ambrose

“Veni, redemptor gentium” O Come, Redeemer of the Earth O COME, Redeemer of the earth, and manifest thy virgin-birth. Let every age in wonder fall: [...]

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The Poetry of St. John of the Cross and the Resignation of Mary’s Will to God

Today on the Novus Ordo liturgical calendar it is the memorial of St. John of the Cross, doctor of the Church. Today we celebrate St. [...]

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“Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” St. Augustine Explains

The following is an excerpt from a sermon given by Saint Augustine (which can be found in Sermo 25, 7-8: PL 46, 937-938). The verse [...]

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St Nikolai Velimirovich and the Tree of the Sweetest Fruit

Mary, Full of grace, Blessed among women, the Temple of the Holy Spirit, the Altar of the Living God, the Table of the Heavenly Bread, [...]

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe and Loving Mary “Too Much”

“Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did.” -Saint Maximilian Kolbe

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