It is the tenth day of November. We will now commence a little reading on the Blessed Virgin Mary from St. Alphonsus Liguori (as I noted yesterday). Again, these readings/excerpts will be brief as we lead up to December the eighth, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception; however, despite their brevity, they are meaty, and quite informative. ~Note, for those…
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Mary, Queen of Mercy
I looked back over The Marian Room archives and noticed that this is the third time we have published the following piece (though changed about in format) which is primarily sourced from St. Alphonsus Liguori. In this piece, Fr. Alphonsus instructs on the topic of Our Lady, the Queen of Mercy. The last time it was published was August of 2020; and…
Blessed Virgin Mary: Queen of Mercy
St. Alphonsus Liguori (b. 1696- d. 1787) wrote The Glories of Mary in the 18th century. It is one of the most comprehensive books written on the Blessed Virgin Mary. Long before Google search engines, St. Alphonsus compiled this book from many sources: from the writings of saints, theologians, philosophers, Church Fathers, Biblical writers, and Church teachings. For the next several weeks, I…