Les deux principales sources de la prière de Marie de l’Incarnation

Les deux principales sources de la prière de Marie de l’Incarnation

Les deux principales sources de la prière de Marie de l’Incarnation

by Fr. Michel Legault, MSA

Le 28 octobre 1999, l’Église catholique a célébré le 400e anniversaire de la naissance de Marie Guyard, connue aujourd’hui sous le nom de Sainte Marie de l’Incarnation, canonisée le 3 avril 2014 au Palais apostolique par le pape François, «La Thérèse du Nouveau Monde.» Je souhaite que cette simple recherche sur la prière de Marie de l’Incarnation, réalisée en 1999, soit considérée comme un acte d’admiration et de reconnaissance envers Dieu le Père qui a fait de cette humble femme un témoin lumineux de son amour dans le début de l’Église en Amérique du Nord.

À l’heure actuelle, le New Age est à la recherche de nouvelles voies de connaissance pour atteindre le Divin. Pourquoi cherche-t-on aussi dans l’ésotérisme le contact avec les pouvoirs de l’Au-delà? Notre monde a faim de spiritualité. Marie Guyard, dès l’âge de sept ans, éprouvait la faim de Dieu. Grâce à l’Esprit Saint qui l’habitait depuis son baptême, elle connut très tôt le chemin vers Dieu le Père: ce chemin pour elle fut Jésus qu’elle rencontrait dans l’Église, qui lui parlait dans l’Écriture, qui l’unissait à lui-même dans la l’Eucharistie, et qui lui enseignait les mystères divins par l’action de l’Esprit Saint.

Quelles ont été les lignes de force de la prière de Marie Guyard? Comment l’a-t-elle nourrie alors qu’elle travaillait pour son beau-frère sur les quais de Tours ainsi qu’elle enseignait aux jeunes filles algonquines et françaises pendant ses premières années de la fondation de Québec durant la première moitié du dix-septième siècle? Quels sont les piliers de sa vie contemplative et apostolique?

C’est pour répondre à ces questions que j’ai choisi de réfléchir sur les fondements de la prière de Marie de l’Incarnation. Avec quelle nourriture spirituelle a-t-elle nourri sa prière et son union intime avec Dieu? Après avoir lu quelques-unes de ses Lettres et quelques commentaires sur sa spiritualité, je crois pouvoir retenir deux sources principales: tout d’abord, la Parole de Dieu, qui lui parlait dans l’Écriture Sainte. Puis, j’ajoute les sacrements, en particulier, l’Eucharistie, que Jésus a confiés à son Église pour donner à ses fidèles la vie de la grâce et qui sont célébrés dans la liturgie sacrée, la prière de l’Église. A partir de ces deux sources, l’Écriture Sainte et la Liturgie. Je montrerai brièvement comment ces sources ont influencé la vie spirituelle de Marie de l’Incarnation, tout comme elles doivent d’être les sources de la vie de prière de tout chrétien.

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TESTIMONIALS

«Le P. Michel Legault a écrit un livre inspirant sur la façon dont la Parole de Dieu, qui nous est venue à travers l’Écriture Sainte et la Sainte Eucharistie, a éclairé la vie spirituelle de Marie de l’Incarnation. Je recommande ce livre comme une lecture spirituelle qui enrichira sans aucun doute sa vie.» – Très révérend Peter S. Kucer, MSA, auteur de Catholic Church History: Pre-Christian to Modern Times

 

RELATED ARTICLES

MATHIEU BOCK-CÔTÉ, “Il était une fois Marie de l’Incarnation” (27 mai 2021) Journal Montreal. Pour lire, cliquez ici.

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Le Père Michel Legault, prêtre de la Société des Missionnaires des Saints-Apôtres, a été pendant plus de 50 ans professeur de philosophie et a assumé  divers ministères et responsabilités au Canada, au Cameroun et aux États-Unis.

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Editado por Dr. Patrick Castle and Bernadette Costello

¡DIOS primero, VIDA siempre, EQUIPO para siempre!

Corredores de VIDA es el equipo Pro-Vida más grande del mundo, correr es opcional, se requiere camiseta y se necesita fe. Nos alimentan las oraciones y devociones. Impactamos corazones y mentes por salvar vidas con nuestras camisetas “RECUERDA a los no nacidos”.

¡Todo en Cristo para Pro-Vida!

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Extractos

“Cuando se amplía, puede ver que el cigoto, nuestra primera célula en la concepción, parece como una hostia de comunión, la Eucaristía, el Cuerpo de Cristo. La corona radiata que rodea la celda es como una custodia, el recipiente que contiene la Eucaristía”. ~ El Dr. Patrick Castle (Enero 23)

“Si no crucificamos nuestra carne con sus pasiones y deseos, nuestros deseos carnales crucificarán nuestra mente”. ~ El Dr. Rich Reich (Jul 28)

“Cuando nos intimida el tamaño de la tarea y somos muy conscientes de nuestras limitaciones, somos llamados, como David, a correr riesgos con las herramientas que Dios nos ha dado”. ~ Jeanne Mancini (Jan 10)

“Consideremos entonces cómo podemos estimularnos unos a otros hacia el amor y la vida. Amemos, no de palabra o discurso, sino de verdad y acción”. ~ Paul Westendorf (Mar 6)

“Debemos intensificar nuestras oraciones y ayuno por un nuevo nacimiento de libertad para que la vida y la libertad sean otorgadas para todos, nacidos y no nacidos”. ~ Bishop Robert Gruss (Mar 28)

TESTIMONIOS

“Esta es una gran herramienta para los que buscan volverse más devotos en su fe. Soy uno de los 108 autores. Con una cita bíblica, una reflexión y un reto para el día, este devocional le ayudará a estar más dedicado a la cultura de la vida”  Obispo Thomas John Paprocki, Diócesis de Springfield, Illinois
“Dedique solo un minuto todos los días a los devocionales escritos por Life Runners del mundo entero. Soy uno de los autores, junto con mamás y papás, atletas y caminantes, clérigos y laicos, estudiantes y maestros, personas en todas las fases de la vida que comparten la pasión por defender a los niños no nacidos.”  Obispo Joseph Coffey, Arquidiócesis para los Servicios Militares

ABOUT THE EDITORS

Dr. Pat Castle es el fundador de LIFE Runners, el equipo Pro-Vida más grande del mundo, con más de 20,500 compañeros de equipo que usan camisetas de “REMEMBER The Unborn” como testigos públicos en 3,367 ciudades. Pat es una fuerza inspiradora y unificadora para Pro-Vida a través de la fe, el activismo y la educación. Recibió el Premio de la Unidad Cristiana de la Fundación Springtime y formó parte de la película Unplanned. Pat tuvo un encuentro con St. Padre Pio mientras corría en el Pikes Peak Ascent y tambien llevó una bandera de “REMEMBER The Unborn” a la cima del Monte Kilimanjaro. Fue cofundador del evento Law of Life Summit  y el evento anual A-Cross America Relay que es el evento Pro-Vida más grande en los Estados Unidos. Pat ha servido como presidente de un centro de ayuda para mujeres embarazadas y enseña alcance público en las aceras de centros de aborto. Completó el Instituto Vita de la universidad de Notre Dame y está en el cuarto nivel de los Caballeros de Colon. Pat ha dirigido retiros juveniles y RICA (Rito de Iniciación Cristiana para Adultos). Creció en Sioux Falls y se graduó de la Academia de la Fuerza Aérea. Pat obtuvo un doctorado en química nano-analítica de la Universidad de Illinois y es Miembro de la Junta Directiva del Instituto para el Encuentro Teológico con la Ciencia y la Tecnología. Hizo diez asignaciones militares, incluyendo el oficial de defensa de armas de destrucción masiva en la base más cercana a Osama bin Laden en el 11 de Septiembre. Mientras era profesor de química de la Academia de la Fuerza Aérea, Pat desarrolló el plan de estudios de ética y entrenó al equipo de maratónes. Corrió 24 maratones, destacándose en los maratones de: Marine Corps (2:53), Boston (2:59), Pikes Peak (17º), Great Wall (2º). También es maestro en el campus de Omaha de Encounter School of Ministry. Ha recaudado más de $ 5 millones para ayudar a terminar con el aborto. Pat habla en todo los Estados Unidos.  Compre el libro Devocionales Diarios para estar Todos en Cristo para ProVida! pat@liferunners.org

 

Bernadette Costello (2020): Directora de Operaciones. “Mi mamá concibió 22 hijos (perdio 6). Después de dar a luz a su quinto hijo, el médico intentó realizar una histerectomía sin su permiso. Mi mamá se despertó y detuvo al médico. Alabado sea Dios por su postura heroica, ya que yo era su hijo numero 12. Gracias al ejemplo de mi madre, sé que la lucha para acabar con el aborto es el tema mas importante de todos los tiempos”. Bernadette sirve como coordinadora parroquial de Respect Life y comenzó un grupo de apoyo Embrace Grace para mujeres que tienen embarazos no planeados. Bernadette hace alcance publico en las aceras, reza y ofrece ayuda a las mujeres que llegan al centro de abortos de Carhart. Bernadette y sus hijos sirven comida para personas sin hogar en el refugio de Sienna Francis Homeless Shelter. Ella está en el equipo ejecutivo de Ablaze, un ministerio de alabanza y adoración. También es miembro de la facultad en el campus de Omaha de Encounter School of Ministry “Es un privilegio y una bendición servir a Dios con LIFE Runners. ¡Todos en Cristo para Pro-Vida!”  bernadette@liferunners.org

 

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TESTIMONIALS

“For me this book is a delightful combination of spiritual direction and help.” – Marti Armstrong, M.S., Pastoral Counselor

“Stunning in its simplicity. Profound in its scope.” – Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP, author of The Narrative Spirituality of Dante’s Divine Comedy

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Ronda Chervin, Ph.D. is a professor of Philosophy, widow, grandmother, and great grandmother. She has taught at Loyola Marymount University, St. John’s Seminary of Los Angeles, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Our Lady of Corpus Christi, and Holy Apostles Seminary and College. She is the author of numerous books about Catholic living and presents on EWTN and Catholic Radio. Most well known of her books are The Way of Love, Treasury of Women Saints, Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering: How our Heroes in Faith Found Peace amid Sorrow, and, most recently, with co-author Albert Hughes: Escaping Anxiety on the Road to Spiritual Joy. 

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Rekindling Wonder: Touching Heaven in a Screen Saturated World

by Fr. Chris Seith

Our screens are not morally neutral. The devices that we are so attached to affect our perception of the world. Unless we use them in a way contrary to the way in which they are intended to be used, we will find ourselves imprisoned in our own minds and living in a boring and lifeless world. In this book, Fr. Chris Seith exposes the spiritual apathy consuming our lives and, more importantly, God’s response to our imprisonment. In Jesus Christ, God has set us free from our spiritual malaise and rekindles in us a sense of wonder at the beauty of reality.

REVIEW

By Sister Marysia Weber, RSM, author of Screen Addiction: Why You Can’t Put That Phone Down

 

Smartphone use outside of work related activity preoccupies the average American for 5.4 hours each day. In his book, Rekindling Wonder: Touching Heaven in a Screen Saturated World, Father Christopher Seith argues that deleting apps or reducing screentime isn’t enough to rehabilitate a generation dependent on digital stimulants. Constantly irradiated by screens, our culture is sick with what the desert fathers called “the noonday devil”—acedia. He vividly highlights how ever increasing hours spent captivated by screens isolates persons and threatens to precipitate an existential crisis. Acedia’s daughter vices—despair, distaste for the sacred, and distraction– dispose us to estrangement.

 

Without condemning technology, Father Seith observes that dependence on the digital makes life more convenient and less painful, but not more human. Father Seith poignantly describes how a community could devolve into a network of individuals programmed to escape misery and anxiety through virtual algorithms. 

 

Father Seith articulates that with attachment to digital devices, we have forgotten the value of human life and our ontological end to make God’s love present in the world.  He reiterates that the primordial and sacred Church has something liberating to offer in the midst of a dehumanizing world.  

 

Father Seith seeks not to offer practical solutions but to provoke thought.  I highly recommend Father Seith’s book as it invites a world eclipsed by the modern noonday devil into the Light of Truth.  

Testimonials

“Put down your devices and read Rekindling Wonder. This is a most important work for our time. Fr. Seith has diagnosed a silent, omnipresent and deadly spiritual condition. Gratefully, in this engaging book he leads the reader on a journey to healing through trust and joy with Jesus Christ.” Most Reverend William D. Byrne, Bishop of Springfield, MA

“In Rekindling Wonder: Touching Heaven in a Screen Saturated World, Fr. Christopher J. Seith lays bare the true nature of acedia, showing us how to find stability within an inconstant, digitally-mediated world by grounding ourselves in the truth of Jesus Christ.” – Matt Fradd, author of Does God Exist? A Socratic Dialogue on the Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas

“Do you worry that you are too tied to a smartphone? Do you worry about the consequences? Have you found nothing that resolves the problem? Then turn with author Father Chris Seith to the age-old Christian wisdom about acedia. A new Christ-centered understanding of your experience will set you free.” – Fr. Timothy M. Gallagher, OMV, author of The Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide to Everyday Living

“This book, written with deep spiritual insight and theological wisdom, deftly applies ancient Christian wisdom to the ever-expanding reach of our current technology.” – John S. Grabowski, Ph.D., Professor of Moral Theology/Ethics, School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America

“Father Seith has accurately diagnosed acedia as the condition of contemporary Man. Such a condition will not be disarmed by more data or information provided by the internet. It will only be wrestled to the ground by the in-breaking of the presence of Christ. It is Presence that heals the boring self-enclosed, self-imposed world we inhabit. A world of our making, a world built up through our patterned and addictive relationship to technology. Here in these pages we find a way out of boredom and obsessive control seeking. But the way out is a way of intimate healing, a way of welcoming the Divine Presence IN. Only the harrowing of ‘our’ hell by the Christ will set us free. This beautifully written and erudite book will give us the courage to say YES to this in-breaking, this rescue mission born of God’s love.” – Deacon Jim Keating, Professor of Spiritual Theology at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Rekindling Wonder engages the reader with a vision of living a more authentic relationship with God and man.” – Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP, author of Teaching and Learning in the Age of COVID19: Faith-Based — Online and Emergency Remote

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Fr. Christopher J. Seith was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington in 2014. After serving as parochial vicar at Our Lady of Mercy parish in Potomac, MD, he began his doctoral studies at The Catholic University of America while living at St. John Paul II Seminary.  

In the Spring of 2020, he successfully defended his dissertation in which he examined Josef Pieper’s thought to argue that digital devices, unless they are used in a way contrary to their intended use, will imprison their users within a workaday world and damage their ability to joyfully celebrate the sacred mysteries.

He is currently the Director of Spiritual Formation at St. John Paul II Seminary.

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by Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R.

Christ entered our world and gave himself completely to us to the point of dying for us, to become nourishment for us and a source of hope. In this book, Fr. Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R., demonstrates how this single sentence embraces every element of what he calls Christ’s Gospel narrative, namely the central mysteries of the Catholic faith: Christ’s Incarnation, his Passion and Death, his sacrificial meal known as the Eucharist, and his Resurrection and Ascension into heaven.
 

Paperback: $12.95 | Kindle: $9.99

TESTIMONIALS

“In this book, Fr. Billy walks us through a path of understanding how our Christian journey is a side-by-side walk with Jesus who gave us His all, including his Body. No Longer I helps followers of Christ remain determined in their living the life of faith knowing that we draw our strength from the Lord in whose mission we share. I recommend this book for anyone who wants to become an example of Christ to others in everyday life. – Fr. Jacob Dankasa, author of A Spiritual Plan for Families and Faith, Not Convenience

“This book was exactly what I needed. Father Dennis Billy takes us back to the foundation — Jesus — and reminds us of the simple beauty and profound power of the Gospel. Within this slim volume we find all of the time-tested wisdom we need to build our lives upon the Rock.” – Shane Kapler, author of Marrying the Rosary to the Divine Mercy Chaplet

“In his excellent work No longer I, Fr. Dennis Billy, not only elucidated the meaning of Christ’s Gospel narrative and how to interpret it, but he also and more importantly, pointed out the practical ways of living it: engaging in a regular pattern of prayer, reading and meditating on the Scripture, being frequently present in the sacraments, and being an eagar and willing servant.” – Fr. Paul Ezinando, Jesus Christ: Man of Prayer

“After concisely yet thoroughly defining Christ’s gospel narrative and the ways of interpreting it, Fr. Billy assists us in claiming that narrative as our own by providing suggestions for deepening our relationship with God and how to share our love for Him with others.” – Holly Garman, author of The Holy Heart

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Fr. Dennis J. Billy, C.Ss.R., is Professor Emeritus of the history of moral theology and Christian spirituality at the Alphonsian Academy of the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome and currently serves as The Robert F. Leavitt Distinguished Service Chair in Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore. An American Redemptorist of the Baltimore Province, Fr. Billy has advanced degrees from Harvard University, the Pontifical University of St. Thomas (Angelicum), and the Graduate Theological Foundation. The author of numerous books and articles on a variety of religious topics, he is also active in his order’s retreat apostolate and in the ministry of spiritual direction.

 

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Dear Mr Putin by Peter Breen

Dear Mr Putin by Peter Breen

Dear Mr Putin | Уважаемый господин Путин! by Peter Breen An epistolary exhortation in monthly installments to Mr. Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, that asks: "Are you sure about waging war and brandishing a cross against the woman who promised Russia's conversion...

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House of Gold by Mary Elizabeth Anne Kloska, Fiat+

House of Gold by Mary Elizabeth Anne Kloska, Fiat+

House of Gold by Mary Elizabeth Anne Kloska, Fiat+ Our Lady has spent my entire lifetime blessing me with Her friendship –and so I rejoice today to offer Her this little gift of a book, which I hope brings many more souls into Her humble, Motherly embrace. Paperback:...

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Living as Long as I Can as Well as I Can by James Pomeroy

Living as Long as I Can as Well as I Can by James Pomeroy

Living as Long as I Can as Well as I Can by James Pomeroy This is a book that will be helpful to health care providers, including doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, chaplains, and their patients, because it offers a spiritual foundation for living well,...

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A La Sombra de Nuestra Señora

A La Sombra de Nuestra Señora

Mary Kloska speaks to a 'Seven Sisters' Group about her book In Our Lady's Shadow (May 21, 2021)A La Sombra de Nuestra Señora: La Espiritualidad de la Oración por los Sacerdotes by Mary Kloska A la Sombra de Nuestra Señora: ‘La Espiritualidad de Rezar por los...

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Voices from the Upper Room

Voices from the Upper Room

Voices from the Upper Room by Father Dominic Lenk, O.S.B. Just who were those people gathered together in the Upper Room during those three days between the crucifixion and the resurrection? Imagine with the author all those people gathered in the Upper Room during...

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The Holy Heart

The Holy Heart

The Holy Heart by Holly Garman “My Father will love you so deeply that We willcome to you and make you Our dwelling place.”~ Jesus (Jn. 14:32, TPT) The Scriptural truths of The Holy Heart help us to let God become fully at home in us, as we become fully at home in...

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Mornings with Mary (A Rosary Prayer Book)

Mornings with Mary (A Rosary Prayer Book)

Mornings with Mary (A Rosary Prayer Book) by Mary Kloska Sometimes gathering as few as a few hundred people, sometimes as many as 100,000 people a day, Mary Kloska has led spiritual warriors each morning on social media in prayer for myriads of intentions. Following...

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The Mercy Ocean

The Mercy Ocean

All profits go to the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles (M.S.A.)The Mercy Ocean by Reverend Vincent A. Salamoni, M.S.A. Simply described as a collection of information, which perhaps will be USEFUL TO YOU AND/OR OTHERS! Father Vincent’s book of meditative reflections...

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Shared Miracle Stories

Shared Miracle Stories

Shared Miracle Stories of the Dominican Community of Mary Mother of Dominic and Friends of Cedaredge Ed. by Mrs. Helen R. Hawkins, OP This is a book that invites us to share our miracles with one another. Why does God use or allow miracles? First, a miracle is an...

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The Fourteen Holy Helpers

The Fourteen Holy Helpers

The Fourteen Holy Helpers Authored by Allison Lunsford and Illustrated by Joan Bennett Saint Acacius, Saint Barbara, Saint Blaise, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Saint Christopher, Saint Cyriacus, Saint Denis, Saint Erasmus, Saint Eustace, Saint George, Saint Giles,...

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Led by the Spirit

Led by the Spirit

Led by the Spirit: Into the Consciousness of Christ by Dennis J. Billy, C.Ss.R. Following Jesus means being open to and led by his Spirit. This book explores the meaning of this phrase by looking at the larger picture of why God entered our world and became one of us...

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Experiencing God: Thoughts and Testimonies

Experiencing God: Thoughts and Testimonies

Experiencing God: Thoughts and Testimonies by Robin Arthur In this thoughtful reflection, Robin Arthur presents his perspectives on the God experience, addressing the conundrum of faith in Christ crucified, which St. Paul has told us is "a stumbling block to Jews and...

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Fuera de las Tinieblas… por Mary Kloska

Fuera de las Tinieblas… por Mary Kloska

Fuera de las Tinieblas por Mary Kloska Aquí, al principio de este libro, no quiero explicar mucho sobre mí (quien soy, o dónde vivo, o dónde estudié), en su lugar, me gustaría simplemente presentarlo como es: una colección de tesoros que Jesús ha compartido con mi...

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Z ciemności…

Z ciemności…

Z Ciemności... Mary Kloska (tłumaczenie: Agata Wesołowska) Ta książka to kolekcja skarbów, których Pan Jezus zechciał udzielić sercu autorki ‒ Mary Kloska. Dzieląc swoje refleksje z czytelnikiem, pragnie ona jak najlepiej zaświadczyć o wielkiej mocy, jaką zawiera w...

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A Philosopher Reflects on the Rosary by Raymond Dennehy

A Philosopher Reflects on the Rosary by Raymond Dennehy

A Philosopher Reflects on the Rosary by Raymond Dennehy In this book, Catholic philosopher Raymond Dennehy demonstrates to the reader that besides being a powerful source of God's grace and, as Father Garrigou-Lagrange observed, "a school of contemplation," the Rosary...

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In Our Lady’s Shadow, authored by Mary Kloska

In Our Lady’s Shadow, authored by Mary Kloska

Mary Kloska speaks to a 'Seven Sisters' Group about her book In Our Lady's Shadow (May 21, 2021)In Our Lady's Shadow: The Spirituality of Praying for Priests by Mary Kloska In Our Lady’s Shadow–the Spirituality of Praying for Priests is a guide for women, taking them...

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Table for Three by Larry Hopperton

Table for Three by Larry Hopperton

Private Chapel Picture someone like a popein prayer, a tiny chapel.Altar servers murmur latin robes raised in personal praise.We did that in choir school.We recited the responses didn’t know what they meantbut could participate at the feetof the meditative moment....

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33 Days … with St. Joseph by Fr. Nicholas Cachia

33 Days … with St. Joseph by Fr. Nicholas Cachia

33 Days . . . with Saint Joseph by Fr. Nicholas Cachia This book is a resource for meditative prayer based on excerpts taken from the Apostolic Letter Patris Corde of Pope Francis (December 8, 2020). It is a prayerful journey into the attitudes and sentiments of St....

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Out of the Darkness by Mary Kloska

Out of the Darkness by Mary Kloska

Out of the Darkness by Mary Kloska This work is a collection of treasures Jesus has shared with Mary Kloska's heart. In offering this to the reader, Mary hopes to witness to the great power Jesus’ Cross contains in itself.  Her heart cringes at the thought of her...

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Our House of the Sacred Heart

Our House of the Sacred Heart

When you join, you’ll get: for each day of the Consecration: a daily reflection sent to your inbox. You will be guided in beautiful prayer, contemplation or story, great works of Catholic art, and reflection for that day. Each day will prepare your own heart for...

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La Santidad de la Mujer by Mary Kloska

La Santidad de la Mujer by Mary Kloska

La Santidad de la Mujer por Mary Kloska, traducido por Alicia Izaguirre La Santidad de la Mujer es un libro de retiro para mujeres. Hay un gran misterio rodeando el don de la femineidad que Dios quiere que la gente atesore y proteja.  Este libro describe los varios...

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ŚWIĘTOŚĆ KOBIECOŚCI by Mary Kloska

ŚWIĘTOŚĆ KOBIECOŚCI by Mary Kloska

Poniżej znajduje się konferencja, którą Mary wygłosiła w ośrodku rekolekcyjnym w Bąblińcu (w Polsce) do grupy młodych Polaków, poruszając temat Miłości Boga do nich. Konferencja miała miejsce 3 września 2005 r. i była tłumaczona przez Hanię Przybyło. Możecie jej...

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A Love Letter to Mary – Keith Berube

A Love Letter to Mary – Keith Berube

A Love Letter to Mary By Keith Berubé The Holy Trinity is absolutely enamoured of Mary. The Saints and so many good Catholics not canonized are totally in love with Mary. Both God and man have expressed their hearts for Mary in poetry.   When these expressions of love...

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Always a New Beginning!

Always a New Beginning!

Always a New Beginning! A Conversation between Broken Catholic Spiritual Warriors By Ronda Chervin, Ph.D., and David E. Dowd RONDA: Life is a broken field of dreams for some of us. Loved ones, experience, accidents, illness, old age... each inflicting pain and...

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Returning Home: A Spirituality of the Christian Journey

Returning Home: A Spirituality of the Christian Journey

Returning Home: A Spirituality of the Christian Journey The spiritual life has often been presented in terms of a journey because it is all about finding our way to God. For Christians, the spiritual journey has to do with following Christ into the mystery of the...

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The Holiness of Womanhood by Mary Kloska

The Holiness of Womanhood by Mary Kloska

Below is a spiritual talk that Mary gave to a group of Polish youth at a retreat center in Babliniec, Poland about the Love that God has for them. It was on September 3, 2005 and is translated by Hania Przybylo. You can listen to this both in my English and Hania's...

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Help Dante Help Italy

Help Dante Help Italy

Help Dante Help Italy A new translation by Daniel Fitzpatrick accompanied by the new sculptures of Timothy Schmalz Donate today!Canto 100 Revealed!The Inferno is now available in Paperback and Kindle! Click a link below to order your copy today! And, as you're...

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Light for the Journey: Reflections from Carmel

Light for the Journey: Reflections from Carmel

"Our Lady of Mount Carmel with Simon Stock, Angelus of Jerusalem, Maria Maddalena de’Pazzi, Teresa da Avila." Italian painter and architect Pietro Novelli (1603-1647), dated 1641.Light for the Journey: Reflections from Carmel by the Association of St. Teresa EVERY...

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