Flower of Carmel,
Tall vine blossom laden;
Splendor of heaven,
Childbearing yet maiden.
None equals thee.
Mother so tender,
Who no man didst know,
On Carmel's children
Thy favors bestow.
Star of the Sea.
These first stanzas of the Flos Carmeli speak to the deep devotion Carmelites have to Mary under the title "Our Lady of Mount Carmel." Apost...
Sunday, July 7 will mark the beginning of the novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel in preparation for her Feast Day on July 16. This important part of Apostoli Viae devotion will be posted tomorrow, Saturday. In anticipation, we are sharing the beautiful litany below which is part of the novena prayers. Save, print, or mark this litany, watch for the novena tomorrow, and join us in supplicatio...
“After the Trinity and with My glorious humanity, Mary is the noblest creature who exists and can exist in heaven, for God Himself, even though divine, cannot bring about anything more worthy, more perfect and more beautiful since she bears in her being the reflection of all the perfections God can communicate to the creature.” ~From the Heart of Jesus to the Blessed Conchita Cabre...
Jesus said to his disciples:
"Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets.
I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.
Amen, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away,
not the smallest letter or the smallest part of a letter
will pass from the law,
until all things have taken place.
Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments
One of the most profound mysteries of our Faith is that by entering into the rhythm of the liturgical year, we do not simply remember things that have happened in the past and are now over, but we also - in a mysterious way - experience and participate in those very realities, these sacred and eternal things touching us in our own time.
We can dispose ourselves to receive specific gifts and ...
This Divine Intimacy Radio recording was intended to help those who no longer struggling with habitual mortal or venial sin to understand how to continue taking advantage of the sacrament. It also provides important perspective for those who continue to struggle.
In our time, the topic of confession is tragically misunderstood because of poor formation and unbelief. The Divine Intimacy readi...
As we enter into the Easter Triduum, we become immersed in the deepest mysteries of our Faith: the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, which is the culmination of Jesus’ revelation of the love of the Father and the great Mercy of God.
Gloriously, then, we also begin preparing ourselves even now for the great Feast of Divine Mercy, celebrated on the Second Sunday of Easter, a...