The Devotion of St. Aloysius to His Guardian Angel

From Speculum Innocentiae: Sive Vita Angelici Juvenis B. Aloysii Gonzagae (The Mirror of Innocence: or The Life of the Angelic Youth, Aloysius Gonzaga) by Babriel Hevenesis (1717) The tender affection which Aloysius possessed for his guardian angel constantly increased as the holy youth advanced in age and maturity. Three times each and every day, he…

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The Shortness of Life

“What is your life?  It is a vapour, which appeareth for a little while.” -James 4:15 What is your life?  It is like a vapor, which is dispersed by a breath of wind and is no more.  All know that they must die, but many are deceived by picturing to themselves death at such a…

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The Importance of Mary in the Spiritual Order (PART I)

Before we begin to write the admirable life of the Mother of God, it is necessary to make known the sublime rank which, from all eternity, she held in the divine counsels. Although the Divine Intelligence, one, indivisible and very simple, conceives and decides on an act in an infinitely simple manner, without relation to…

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