Apparition of Our Lady of La Salette

Our Lady of La Salette: “Well, my children, you will pass this on to all of my people.”

APPARITION of the BLESSED VIRGIN on the Mountain of LA SALETTE the 19th of September, 1846 Our Lady of La Salette Published by the Shepherdess of La SalettewithImprimatur by Mgr. Bishop of Lecce. “Well, my children, you will pass this on to all of my people.” Simple reproduction without commentary or controversy of the original edition of Lecce in 1879. THE APPARITION Only the witness herself, Melanie, can, along with Maximin, give an account of the apparition. After giving it by word of mouth an incalculable number of times, she decided to write it all down in 1878. It was[…]

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Coronation of the Virgin Mary

Dedicating the month of May to the Blessed Virgin

The month of May is dedicated to the Mary, whom we celebrate as Queen of Heaven on the last day of this month. Early in May, a statue of the Virgin at church is crowned with a wreath of roses, and the same are laid at her feet. This Christian custom of dedicating the month of May to the Blessed Virgin arose at the end of the 13th century. In this way, the Church was able to Christianize the secular feasts which were wont to take place at that time. In the 16th century, books appeared and fostered this devotion.[…]

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Lord, teach us to pray

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

AND it came to pass, that as he was in a certain place praying, when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him: Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.~ Luke 11:1, Douay-Rheims Bible. Prayer is man’s richest boon. It is his light, his nourishment, and his very life, for it brings him into communication with God, who is light [St. John viii. 12], nourishment [Ibid. vi. 35], and life [Ibid. xiv. 6]. But of ourselves we know not what we should pray for as we ought [Rom. viii. 26]; we must needs, therefore, address[…]

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consecration Mary

Daily Offering To The Immaculate Heart Of Mary

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and suffering of this day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, reparation for sins, the reunion of all Christians; I offer them for the intentions of our Bishops and of all Apostles of Prayer and in particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month.AMEN. Virgo SacrataVIRGO SACRATA is a Christian mission-driven online resource and shop inspired from the beauty of Catholic faith,[…]

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Saint Margaret of Antioch

Saint Margaret of Antioch the Great Martyr and Vanquisher of Demons. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers | Feast Day July 20

Margaret, known as Saint Margaret of Antioch in the West, and as Saint Marina the Great Martyr in the East, is celebrated as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church on July 20, and on July 17 in the Orthodox Church. St. Margaret’s voice was one of the Voices heard by St. Joan of Arc. St. Margaret is invoked against backache; she is a patroness of women in childbirth. St. Margaret is especially invoked for deliverance from demonic possession. Antioch was an ancient Greco-Roman city on the eastern side of the Orontes River. Its ruins lie near the modern city of Antakya,[…]

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Psalms in Latin

Do you wish to learn the HOLY PSALTER — the Book of Psalms — in Latin?

Please follow the Latin and English text of  “Latin Vulgate Bible”  online, or obtain a print copy of “Douay Rheims Bible” from the Virgo Sacrata, so you can listen to the Psalms and follow the scripture. It is a wonderful opportunity for the Catholic Clergy, Religious and Laity to learn the Divine Office — or the Liturgy of the Hours — in Latin as well as the more familiar English. Please remember that each Psalm, as you listen to it, is prayed — not merely recited. You will encounter imperfection. We nevertheless invite you to join us — and make perfect[…]

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