Articles

The Sacred Heart of Jesus and St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Without a doubt, our Savior commissioned St. Margaret Mary Alacoque (feast day: Oct. 16) to spread devotion to His Heart, all aflame with love, as the healing remedy for a world full of cold hearts and broken hearts.

The Book of Nature

The Marian Fathers are blessed with an abundance of vocations. But what is life like for a Marian seminarian? Brother Josh, MIC, a second-year seminarian at the Marian House of Studies in Steubenville, Ohio, presents the fourth column in a new weekly series on his formation journey, which began last year as "Novice Notes." 

War, again: Pray the Rosary for Life and Peace

Please pray for peace. If you can, pray the Rosary every day for peace in the world. A well-prayed Rosary can be done in 20 minutes. You can do so much good for so many souls with a daily Rosary for peace, even if you don’t see the direct fruits in your own life. 

Join the Rosary Confraternity at the National Shrine!

A branch of the worldwide Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary will be established at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy on Oct. 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (or Our Lady of Victory). And you are encouraged to enroll!

On her feast, make St. Faustina's prayer your prayer, too

Saint Faustina prayed with great trust for souls, knowing that God wanted them to be saved even more than she did, and knowing also that souls do actually depend on our prayers for the grace they need to accept salvation from Christ. Her feast on Oct. 5 should be a time to make her prayer our prayer, and to ask her intercession for us and for the whole world.

Pray! Prayer is not a last resort!

In this month of the Holy Rosary, pray for God’s will to be done in this present age, for the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of the Sacred Heart, for the transformation of our world from one fallen into darkness to one radiant with the light of Christ.

Newbie Seminarian Chaos!

The Marian Fathers are blessed with an abundance of vocations. But what is life like for a Marian seminarian? Brother Josh, MIC, a second-year seminarian at the Marian House of Studies in Steubenville, Ohio, presents the third column in a new weekly series on his formation journey, which began last year as "Novice Notes." 

Join the Rosary Confraternity at the National Shrine!

A branch of the worldwide Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary will be established at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy on Oct. 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (or Our Lady of Victory). And you are encouraged to enroll!

The Little Flower: St. Thérèse of Lisieux

One of the most highly recognizable saints of the modern age, St. Thérèse of Lisieux (feast day: Oct. 1), died at 24 yet is a Doctor of the Church, sharing the designation with only four other women in Church history: Sts. Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, and Teresa of Avila.

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