Immaculate Conception

Daily Reflection — These Great Blessings

“These great blessings spring from the blessed fruit of Mary’s womb. Through the fullness of the grace that was given to you, dead things rejoice in their freedom, and those in heaven are glad to be made new.” (From a sermon by St. Anselm) While we are still near the beginning of Advent, we recall the Immaculate Conception of Mary in her […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Blessed Paul VI

“But note what is taking place here this morning. While we close the ecumenical council, we are honoring Mary Most Holy, the mother of Christ, and consequently, as we declared on another occasion, the mother of God and our spiritual mother. We are honoring Mary Most Holy, the Immaculate One, therefore innocent, stupendous, perfect. She is the woman, the true […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes

“I am the Immaculate Conception.”  (Our Lady of Lourdes, March 25, 1858) February 11 is the Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes  If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Paul VI

“But note what is taking place here this morning. While we close the ecumenical council, we are honoring Mary Most Holy, the mother of Christ, and consequently, as we declared on another occasion, the mother of God and our spiritual mother. We are honoring Mary Most Holy, the Immaculate One, therefore innocent, stupendous, perfect. She is the woman, the true […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

“Just suppose that you could have pre-existed your own mother, in much the same way that an artist pre-exists his painting. Furthermore, suppose that you had an infinite power to make your mother anything that you pleased, just as a great artist like Raphael has the power of realizing his artistic ideals. Suppose you had this double power, what kind […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Paul VI

“But note what is taking place here this morning. While we close the ecumenical council, we are honoring Mary Most Holy, the mother of Christ, and consequently, as we declared on another occasion, the mother of God and our spiritual mother. We are honoring Mary Most Holy, the Immaculate One, therefore innocent, stupendous, perfect. She is the woman, the true […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

“Just suppose that you could have pre-existed your own mother, in much the same way that an artist pre-exists his painting. Furthermore, suppose that you had an infinite power to make your mother anything that you pleased, just as a great artist like Raphael has the power of realizing his artistic ideals. Suppose you had this double power, what kind […]

Daily Quote from Bishop Fulton Sheen on the Immaculate Conception

Just suppose that you could have pre-existed your own mother, in much the same way that an artist pre-exists his painting. Furthermore, suppose that you had an infinite power to make your mother anything that you pleased, just as a great artist like Raphael has the power of realizing his artistic ideals. Suppose you had this double power, what kind […]

To Jesus Through Mary

Why pray the Rosary? Why pray to Mary? First, it is important to understand that Catholics do not worship Mary.  We only worship the three Divine Persons of the Blessed Trinity: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.  We honor Mary as the greatest of saints.  She was chosen and created by God and given the […]