Please join the Apostoli Viae Community in offering the following Novena to Our Lady of Buen Suceso of the Purification, from January 25th to February 2nd, the Feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary, also known as Candlemas.
We offer this novena for the following intentions, which should be read and fervently requested during each day of this time of community prayer and supplication:
Dear Friends and Family,
Please join us in our annual re-consecration to St. Joseph which is to be prayed from January 15th to the 23rd. For those who are members of Apostoli Viae, we ask you to join with our community intentions. It is always best to state them out loud and then offer our own intentions in the chat below this post so we can all pray for one another.
For the repose of ...
Reading the stars is something my people have done for ages. It is in our history. It is in our blood.
The stars tell us many things, but recently, they have been telling us something new, yet not completely unexpected.
This is why I am packing my things...
A new star in the west beckons. I and two other men of my community are going on a journey to see where it leads.
We are on ...
O magnum mysterium,
et admirabile sacramentum,
ut animalia viderent Dominum natum,
jacentem in praesepio!
Beata Virgo, cujus viscera
O great mystery,
and wonderful sacrament,
that animals should see the new-born Lord,
lying in a manger!
Blessed is the Virgin whose womb
was worthy to be...
O God, who gave the Priest Saint John an outstanding dedication to perfect self-denial and love of the Cross, grant that, by imitating him closely at all times, we may come to contemplate eternally Your glory. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, for ever and ever.
Blessed Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe from
St. Joseph's Chapel at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Retreat Center
Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming
From tender stem hath sprung!
Of Jesse’s lineage coming
As seers of old have sung.
It came a blossom bright,
Amid the cold of winter
When half-spent was the night.
Isaiah has foretold it,
The Rose I have in mind.
With Mary we ...
On the Feast of Christ the King, we can think of many symbols that are affiliated with regal authority –the crown, the scepter, and the orb. We see these symbols come out most clearly in the recent funeral of Queen Elizabeth II back in September and we will see them again when her son and successor King Charles III is crowned King of England in May 2023. Yet one of the most identifiable...