“Saint Paul tells us that our religion is vain unless we have faith in the mystery of our Saviour’s Resurrection — where was this faith on the day after our Lord’s death? In one heart only, and that was Mary’s. As it was her chaste womb that had held within it Him whom heaven and earth cannot contain, so on…
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Our Lady, Help of Christians
Today is the feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, Auxilium Christianorum. This feast has a long and rich history. It is linked to the 1571 European naval Battle of Lepanto, and the victory there of the Catholic army over the invading Turks. The battle, if one looked at it with a rational eye, should have been lost by the…