Pope Benedict and Saint Thomas

Pope Benedict XVI, in his series on great figures in the Church's history, dedicated no less than three addresses to the life and thought...

Our Lord’s Baptism and Our Lady

And a voice came from heaven, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased’ (Lk. 3:22). ⧾ Today’s Feast of the...

Blessed Diego Joseph Lopez

Diego Joseph Lopez Caamano, previously known as Joseph Francis, was born in Spain in 1743. He made his Capuchin consecration to God in 1759....

Our Lady and the Octave of Christmas

Hail, holy Mother! The Child to whom you gave birth is the King of Heaven and earth forever. Christmas is a Solemnity with an Octave....

Christmas According to the Saints

Saints are great helpers who, by the inspiration given to them by the Holy Spirit, help us appreciate the present Christmas season we are...

Christmas and St Ġorġ Preca, Malta’s First Canonized Saint

In the apostolic island-state of Malta, Christmas is very much lived and breathed, and much of this is due to the immense love and...

Saint John of the Cross and the Path to the Heights of Holiness

What does Saint John of the Cross, whose memorial we celebrate in these ides of the dark days of December, saint stand for? Before...

Guadalupe’s Timeless Message

This year, the third Sunday of Advent was also the great feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This story is a very powerful reminder...

The Ten Blessings of the Immaculate Conception

If a blessing is God’s favour and protection, can there be an eminent example of such than the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of...

Mary, Conceived Without Sin

Que soy era immaculada Concepciou - I am the Immaculate Conception These are the words with which Our Lady replied to Saint Bernadette Sobirous, in...