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  • The Holy Name of Mary in September

    As September progresses, and the leaves are beginning to turn to yellow, the Roman Catholic Church commemorates the Most Holy Name of Mary. The Church’s liturgy for today is a veritable feast which delights in the contemplation of this holy name as seen here. Dom Prosper Gueranger (b. 1805- d. 1875) in his book The Liturgical Year had much to…

  • Portrait of a Beautiful Mother

    ‚ÄúTradition 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…

  • 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…

  • Pope St. Pius X Today

    ~Today is the feast of Pope Saint Pius X. For today, I am presenting a re-post (with edits) from 2019, the bulk of which contains instructions from Pope St. Pius X (b. 1835- d. 1914). This content from Pius X is as fresh as if he had penned it this week. I have posted this several times, but I find…

  • The Blessed Virgin Mary in Poetry

    The Virgin by William Wordsworth (b. 1770- d. 1850) Mother! whose virgin bosom was uncrost With the least shade of thought to sin allied. Woman! above all women glorified, Our tainted nature’s solitary boast; Purer than foam on central ocean tost; Brighter than eastern skies at daybreak strewn With fancied roses, than the unblemished moon Before her wane begins on…