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  • Portrait of a Beautiful Mother

    “Tradition means giving a vote to most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. All democrats object to men being disqualified by the accident of birth; tradition objects to their being disqualified by the accident…

  • A Marian Homily

    ~”His (referring to Fr. Fehlner, added by SF) spiritual and mystical relationship with the Blessed Mother became such a natural aspect of his daily life that he likened her, with the poet Hopkins to the ‘air we breathe’: ‘Be thou then, O thou dear Mother, my atmosphere.'” ~from the funeral of Fr. Peter Fehlner The following is a link to…

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help, June 27

    “As the vine I have brought forth a pleasant odor, and my flowers are the fruit of honor and riches. I am the mother of fair love, and of fear, and of knowledge, and of holy hope. In me is all grace of the way and of the truth, in me is all hope of life and of virtue. Come…

  • Our Mother, Our Confidence

    Mater Mea, Fiducia Mea. My Mother, My Confidence. The Roman Catholic people have loved Our Lady in the beautiful image of Our Lady of Confidence (above) for generations.  They have invoked her aid by the simple prayer, “My Mother, My Confidence.” In the short prayer we invoke our mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, in a very personal and simple way;…

  • May, The Month of Mary

    In the picture on this post you will see a statue of Our Lady adorned with a homemade crown, set before roses and a lit candle. This picture was taken on Mother’s Day in the state of New Mexico. It is the picture of a home May altar set up for the month of May, the month that is dedicated…