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Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

QUEENSHIP OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

Queenship of Mary

On the Queenship of Mary

(CATH CAUCUS) Pope: Prayer to Mary Queen of Peace, where the absurd logic of violence rages

Mary is our Mother and Queen of the New Davidic Kingdom (Scriptures Agree With Catholic Church)

Is Mary’s Queenship Biblical? [Ecumenical]

The Past Her Prelude: Marian Imagery in the Old Testament

Is Mary’s Queenship Biblical? [Ecumenical]

Happy Mothers Day: Queen of the Holy Ordinary

Co-redemption and Queenship in Ad Caeli Reginam(Catholic Caucus)

August 22 – Memorial of the Queenship of Mary

HOMILIES PREACHED BY FATHER ALTIER ON THE SOLEMNITY OF THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY

What About Mary as QUEEN OF AMERICA? Mary Is Queen of Heaven, Not Pope (part 2)

ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS XII: ON PROCLAIMING THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY [AD CAELI REGINAM]

Some points to consider about the Queenship of Mary

It is a mid-15th c. fresco from the Duomo at Spoleto, by Fra Filippo Lippi. The Coronation of the Virgin by God the Father.

Fra Filippo’s women, especially his portrayals of the Virgin, have always seemed to me to be an unearthly ideal of feminine grace and beauty.

Saint John Vianney, Priest

Day by Day — Saints for All, Saint John Vianney, 08-04-18

The Devil vs. St. Jean Vianney (and the martyrdom of Fr. Hamel)
Priest for Times of Terror: The Curé d’Ars
Fighting Evil Like the Cure of Ars
The Devil’s Most Effective Foe

On a Saint Who Taught and Guided Holy Priests
Pope Benedict to declare St. Jean Vianney Patron of all Priests
Praying People into the Confessional (the example of St. John Vianney)

The divine depository in our hands (so you want to go to heaven?) [Catholic Caucus]

Revitalizing Your Priesthood (The Grace of Ars — about St. John Vianney)
A Seed of Glory and Eternal Life in the Holy Priest’s Flesh [Death of St. John Vianney, Curé d’Ars]
The Priesthood and the Mass
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Follow one Master only
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » The World is Everything – God, Nothing!

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » We are wretched creatures
Bishop Olmsted on the Devil and John Vianney
St. John Mary Vianney, the Curé d’Ars
Saint John MarIe Baptist Vianney, Cure of Ars (1786-1859)

Novena In Honor Of Saint John Marie Vianney
Curé d’Ars: Model Priest [Year of the Priest]
Pope: There’s an Answer to Empty Confessionals [Catholic Caucus]
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Lost Works

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Have You Religion in Your Heart?
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars: The Dreadful State of the Lukewarm Soul (Catholic Caucus)
Play about life of St. John Vianney to tour U.S. in 2009
Aug 4, St. John Marie Vianney – Patron of Parish Priests
Centuries Old Relic (heart of St. John Vianney) Comes To U.S.

Sainted priest’s heart – Thousands await chance to see incorrupt relic
Saint’s heart to go on display
Excerpts from the Sermons of the Cure of Ars
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Relics of Curé of Ars Make Stop in Papal Chapel

HOMILY by St. Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney, the Curé of Ars CHARITY
St John Vianney, Patron of Parish Priests(1786-1859)[Cure of Ars]
News from the Apostolic Administration of St. John Vianney Fall 2002, Volume 1 – Number 1
The Cure Of Ars: Jean-Marie Vianney
“Oh, how great is a priest!” [The Curé d’Ars regarding bishops/priests)

[Catholic Caucus] Saint John Mary Vianney, Confessor

Franciscan Media

Stained glass window of Curé d'Ars | Luant, France | photo by François GoglinsImage: Stained glass window of Curé d’Ars | Luant, France | photo by François Goglins

Saint John Vianney

Saint of the Day for August 4

(May 8, 1786August 4, 1859)

 

Saint John Vianney’s Story

A man with vision overcomes obstacles and performs deeds that seem impossible. John Vianney was a man with vision: He wanted to become a priest. But he had to overcome his meager formal schooling, which inadequately prepared him for seminary studies.

His failure to comprehend Latin lectures forced him to discontinue. But his vision of being a priest urged him to seek private tutoring. After a lengthy battle with the books, John was ordained.

Situations calling for “impossible” deeds followed him everywhere. As pastor of the parish at Ars, John encountered people who were indifferent and quite comfortable with their style of living. His vision led him through severe fasts and short nights of sleep.

With Catherine Lassagne and Benedicta Lardet, he established La Providence, a home for girls. Only a man of vision could have such trust that God would provide for the spiritual and material needs of all those who came to make La Providence their home.

His work as a confessor is John Vianney’s most remarkable accomplishment. In the winter months he was to spend 11 to 12 hours daily reconciling people with God. In the summer months this time was increased to 16 hours. Unless a man was dedicated to his vision of a priestly vocation, he could not have endured this giving of self day after day.

Many people look forward to retirement and taking it easy, doing the things they always wanted to do but never had the time. But John Vianney had no thoughts of retirement. As his fame spread, more hours were consumed in serving God’s people. Even the few hours he would allow himself for sleep were disturbed frequently by the devil.

Who, but a man with vision, could keep going with ever-increasing strength? In 1929, Pope Pius XI named him the patron of parish priests worldwide.


Reflection

Indifference toward religion, coupled with a love for material comfort, seem to be common signs of our times. A person from another planet observing us would not likely judge us to be pilgrim people, on our way to somewhere else. John Vianney on the other hand, was a man on a journey, with his goal before him at all times.


Saint John Vianney is the Patron Saint of:

Priests


For more on Saint John Vianney, click here!

Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Saint Alphonsus Liguori’s Story

Moral theology, Vatican II said, should be more thoroughly nourished by Scripture, and show the nobility of the Christian vocation of the faithful and their obligation to bring forth fruit in charity for the life of the world. Alphonsus, declared patron of moral theologians by Pius XII in 1950, would rejoice in that statement.

In his day, Alphonsus fought for the liberation of moral theology from the rigidity of Jansenism. His moral theology, which went through 60 editions in the century following him, concentrated on the practical and concrete problems of pastors and confessors. If a certain legalism and minimalism crept into moral theology, it should not be attributed to this model of moderation and gentleness.

At the University of Naples, Alphonsus received a doctorate in both canon and civil law by acclamation, at the age of 16, but he soon gave up the practice of law for apostolic activity. He was ordained a priest, and concentrated his pastoral efforts on popular parish missions, hearing confessions, and forming Christian groups.

He founded the Redemptorist congregation in 1732. It was an association of priests and brothers living a common life, dedicated to the imitation of Christ, and working mainly in popular missions for peasants in rural areas. Almost as an omen of what was to come later, he found himself deserted after a while by all his original companions except one lay brother. But the congregation managed to survive and was formally approved 17 years later, though its troubles were not over.

Alphonsus’ great pastoral reforms were in the pulpit and confessional—replacing the pompous oratory of the time with simplicity, and the rigorism of Jansenism with kindness. His great fame as a writer has somewhat eclipsed the fact that for 26 years he traveled up and down the Kingdom of Naples preaching popular missions.

He was made bishop at age 66 after trying to reject the honor, and at once instituted a thorough reform of his diocese.

His greatest sorrow came toward the end of his life. The Redemptorists, precariously continuing after the suppression of the Jesuits in 1773, had difficulty in getting their Rule approved by the Kingdom of Naples. Alphonsus acceded to the condition that they possess no property in common, but with the connivance of a high Redemptorist official, a royal official changed the Rule substantially. Alphonsus, old, crippled and with very bad sight, signed the document, unaware that he had been betrayed. The Redemptorists in the Papal States then put themselves under the pope, who withdrew those in Naples from the jurisdiction of Alphonsus. It was only after his death that the branches were united.

At 71, Alphonsus was afflicted with rheumatic pains which left incurable bending of his neck. Until it was straightened a little, the pressure of his chin caused a raw wound on his chest. He suffered a final 18 months of “dark night” scruples, fears, temptations against every article of faith and every virtue, interspersed with intervals of light and relief, when ecstasies were frequent.

Alphonsus is best known for his moral theology, but he also wrote well in the field of spiritual and dogmatic theology. His Glories of Mary is one of the great works on that subject, and his book Visits to the Blessed Sacrament went through 40 editions in his lifetime, greatly influencing the practice of this devotion in the Church.


Reflection

Saint Alphonsus was known above all as a practical man who dealt in the concrete rather than the abstract. His life is indeed a practical model for the everyday Christian who has difficulty recognizing the dignity of Christian life amid the swirl of problems, pain, misunderstanding and failure. Alphonsus suffered all these things. He is a saint because he was able to maintain an intimate sense of the presence of the suffering Christ through it all.


Saint Alphonsus Liguori is the Patron Saint of:

Theologians
Vocations

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franciscanmedia.org

Additionally, patronage: confessors, moralists


Saint Alphonsus Liguori’s Story

Moral theology, Vatican II said, should be more thoroughly nourished by Scripture, and show the nobility of the Christian vocation of the faithful and their obligation to bring forth fruit in charity for the life of the world. Alphonsus, declared patron of moral theologians by Pius XII in 1950, would rejoice in that statement.

In his day, Alphonsus fought for the liberation of moral theology from the rigidity of Jansenism. His moral theology, which went through 60 editions in the century following him, concentrated on the practical and concrete problems of pastors and confessors. If a certain legalism and minimalism crept into moral theology, it should not be attributed to this model of moderation and gentleness.

At the University of Naples, Alphonsus received a doctorate in both canon and civil law by acclamation, at the age of 16, but he soon gave up the practice of law for apostolic activity. He was ordained a priest, and concentrated his pastoral efforts on popular parish missions, hearing confessions, and forming Christian groups.

He founded the Redemptorist congregation in 1732. It was an association of priests and brothers living a common life, dedicated to the imitation of Christ, and working mainly in popular missions for peasants in rural areas. Almost as an omen of what was to come later, he found himself deserted after a while by all his original companions except one lay brother. But the congregation managed to survive and was formally approved 17 years later, though its troubles were not over.

Alphonsus’ great pastoral reforms were in the pulpit and confessional—replacing the pompous oratory of the time with simplicity, and the rigorism of Jansenism with kindness. His great fame as a writer has somewhat eclipsed the fact that for 26 years he traveled up and down the Kingdom of Naples preaching popular missions.

He was made bishop at age 66 after trying to reject the honor, and at once instituted a thorough reform of his diocese.

His greatest sorrow came toward the end of his life. The Redemptorists, precariously continuing after the suppression of the Jesuits in 1773, had difficulty in getting their Rule approved by the Kingdom of Naples. Alphonsus acceded to the condition that they possess no property in common, but with the connivance of a high Redemptorist official, a royal official changed the Rule substantially. Alphonsus, old, crippled and with very bad sight, signed the document, unaware that he had been betrayed. The Redemptorists in the Papal States then put themselves under the pope, who withdrew those in Naples from the jurisdiction of Alphonsus. It was only after his death that the branches were united.

At 71, Alphonsus was afflicted with rheumatic pains which left incurable bending of his neck. Until it was straightened a little, the pressure of his chin caused a raw wound on his chest. He suffered a final 18 months of “dark night” scruples, fears, temptations against every article of faith and every virtue, interspersed with intervals of light and relief, when ecstasies were frequent.

Alphonsus is best known for his moral theology, but he also wrote well in the field of spiritual and dogmatic theology. His Glories of Mary is one of the great works on that subject, and his book Visits to the Blessed Sacrament went through 40 editions in his lifetime, greatly influencing the practice of this devotion in the Church.


Reflection

Saint Alphonsus was known above all as a practical man who dealt in the concrete rather than the abstract. His life is indeed a practical model for the everyday Christian who has difficulty recognizing the dignity of Christian life amid the swirl of problems, pain, misunderstanding and failure. Alphonsus suffered all these things. He is a saint because he was able to maintain an intimate sense of the presence of the suffering Christ through it all.


Saint Alphonsus Liguori is the Patron Saint of:

Theologians
Vocations


franciscanmedia.org

Additionally, patronage: confessors, moralists


Stained glass window of Saint Alphonse Liguori | Carlow Cathedral | Franz Mayer & Co. (Mayer & Co. of Munich)Image: Stained glass window of Saint Alphonse Liguori | Carlow Cathedral | Franz Mayer & Co. (Mayer & Co. of Munich)

Saint Alphonsus Liguori

Saint of the Day for August 1

(September 27, 1696August 1, 1787)


On Prayer According to St. Alphonsus Liguori
How Saint Alphonsus Liguori Converted…
“The Dignity and Duties of the Priest” (excerpt) by St. Alphonsus Liguori [Catholic Caucus]
On St. Alphonsus Liguori
[CATHOLIC CAUCUS] 50 Maxims for becoming a Saint! (from St Alphonsus Liguori)
The Death of Jesus, An essay by Alphonsus Liguori

ADVICE TO PARENTS by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (1696-1787)
Habits of Holiness [On the Life of St. Alphonsus Maria de’ Liguori]
On the Advantages of Tribulations by Saint Alphonsus Liguori/a>
A Scriptural Way of the Cross with Meditations by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (Lenten Prayer/Devotional)

On the Love of Christ [St. Alphonsus Liguori]
Meditation on the Fourteenth Station of the Cross (According to the Method of St. Alphonsus Ligori)
ST. ALPHONSUS LIGUORI, OF THE DOLOURS OF MARY, The Glories [Sorrows] of Mary
Sermons of St. Alphonsus Liguori

St Alphonsus Liguori
St. Alphonsus Liguori


Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

Saint Alphonsus Liguori,
Bishop & Doctor of the Church
Memorial
August 1st

“Copiosa apud eum redemptio”
“With Him there is Plentiful Redemption”  

History:

Born September 27, 1696.
Ordained a priest on December 21, 1726
Founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorist) in 1732.
Died at Nocera de’ Pagani, August 1, 1787.
Canonized in 1839 by Pope Gregory XVI.
Declared a Doctor of the Church by Pope Pius IX in 1871.
Patron of Confessors and Moral Theologians.

Collect:

O God, who constantly raise up in your Church new examples of virtue,
grant that we may follow so closely in the footsteps
of the Bishop Saint Alphonsus in his zeal for souls
as to attain the same rewards that are his in heaven.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. +Amen.

First Reading: Romans 8:1-4

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the just requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Gospel Reading: Matthew 5:13-19

“You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trodden under foot by men.

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

“Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfil them. For truly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the law until all is accomplished. Whoever then relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but he who does them and teaches them shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

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My Jesus, I believe that Thou art truly present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love Thee above all things, and I desire to possess Thee within my soul. Since I am unable now to receive Thee sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace Thee as being already there, and unite myself wholly to Thee; never permit me to be separated from Thee. — St. Alphonsus Liguori

I the Lord Am with you Always, Prayers and Mediations for Eucharistic Adoration
Society for Eucharistic Adoration, Ashfield, NSW, Australia – ©2003

***

POPE BENEDICT XVI
GENERAL AUDIENCE
St. Peter’s Square
Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Saint Alphonsus Liguori

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Our catechesis today deals with Saint Alphonsus Liguori, an outstanding eighteenth-century preacher, scholar and Doctor of the Church. Alphonsus left a brilliant career as a lawyer to become a priest, and greatly contributed to the renewal of the Church in his native Naples. He began as a missionary among the urban poor, gathering small groups for prayer and instruction in the faith. Broadening his pastoral outreach, he founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer – the Redemptorists – as a group of itinerant missionaries. Alphonsus’ pastoral zeal also found expression in his moral teaching, which emphasized divine mercy and the relationship between God’s law and our deepest human needs and aspirations. His many spiritual writings, marked by a deep Christological and Marian piety, stressed the practice of prayer, especially before the Blessed Sacrament. May this great Doctor of the Church, venerated also as the patron of moral theologians, help us to respond ever more fully to God’s call to grow in holiness, and inspire in priests, religious and laity a firm commitment to the new evangelization.

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Saint John Vianney, Priest

Day by Day — Saints for All, Saint John Vianney, 08-04-18

The Devil vs. St. Jean Vianney (and the martyrdom of Fr. Hamel)
Priest for Times of Terror: The Curé d’Ars
Fighting Evil Like the Cure of Ars
The Devil’s Most Effective Foe

On a Saint Who Taught and Guided Holy Priests
Pope Benedict to declare St. Jean Vianney Patron of all Priests
Praying People into the Confessional (the example of St. John Vianney)

The divine depository in our hands (so you want to go to heaven?) [Catholic Caucus]

Revitalizing Your Priesthood (The Grace of Ars — about St. John Vianney)
A Seed of Glory and Eternal Life in the Holy Priest’s Flesh [Death of St. John Vianney, Curé d’Ars]
The Priesthood and the Mass
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Follow one Master only
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » The World is Everything – God, Nothing!

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » We are wretched creatures
Bishop Olmsted on the Devil and John Vianney
St. John Mary Vianney, the Curé d’Ars
Saint John MarIe Baptist Vianney, Cure of Ars (1786-1859)

Novena In Honor Of Saint John Marie Vianney
Curé d’Ars: Model Priest [Year of the Priest]
Pope: There’s an Answer to Empty Confessionals [Catholic Caucus]
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Lost Works

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Have You Religion in Your Heart?
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars: The Dreadful State of the Lukewarm Soul (Catholic Caucus)
Play about life of St. John Vianney to tour U.S. in 2009
Aug 4, St. John Marie Vianney – Patron of Parish Priests
Centuries Old Relic (heart of St. John Vianney) Comes To U.S.

Sainted priest’s heart – Thousands await chance to see incorrupt relic
Saint’s heart to go on display
Excerpts from the Sermons of the Cure of Ars
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Relics of Curé of Ars Make Stop in Papal Chapel

HOMILY by St. Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney, the Curé of Ars CHARITY
St John Vianney, Patron of Parish Priests(1786-1859)[Cure of Ars]
News from the Apostolic Administration of St. John Vianney Fall 2002, Volume 1 – Number 1
The Cure Of Ars: Jean-Marie Vianney
“Oh, how great is a priest!” [The Curé d’Ars regarding bishops/priests)

Saint John Vianney, Priest

Day by Day — Saints for All, Saint John Vianney, 08-04-18

The Devil vs. St. Jean Vianney (and the martyrdom of Fr. Hamel)
Priest for Times of Terror: The Curé d’Ars
Fighting Evil Like the Cure of Ars
The Devil’s Most Effective Foe

On a Saint Who Taught and Guided Holy Priests
Pope Benedict to declare St. Jean Vianney Patron of all Priests
Praying People into the Confessional (the example of St. John Vianney)

The divine depository in our hands (so you want to go to heaven?) [Catholic Caucus]

Revitalizing Your Priesthood (The Grace of Ars — about St. John Vianney)
A Seed of Glory and Eternal Life in the Holy Priest’s Flesh [Death of St. John Vianney, Curé d’Ars]
The Priesthood and the Mass
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Follow one Master only
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » The World is Everything – God, Nothing!

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » We are wretched creatures
Bishop Olmsted on the Devil and John Vianney
St. John Mary Vianney, the Curé d’Ars
Saint John MarIe Baptist Vianney, Cure of Ars (1786-1859)

Novena In Honor Of Saint John Marie Vianney
Curé d’Ars: Model Priest [Year of the Priest]
Pope: There’s an Answer to Empty Confessionals [Catholic Caucus]
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Lost Works

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Have You Religion in Your Heart?
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars: The Dreadful State of the Lukewarm Soul (Catholic Caucus)
Play about life of St. John Vianney to tour U.S. in 2009
Aug 4, St. John Marie Vianney – Patron of Parish Priests
Centuries Old Relic (heart of St. John Vianney) Comes To U.S.

Sainted priest’s heart – Thousands await chance to see incorrupt relic
Saint’s heart to go on display
Excerpts from the Sermons of the Cure of Ars
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Relics of Curé of Ars Make Stop in Papal Chapel

HOMILY by St. Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney, the Curé of Ars CHARITY
St John Vianney, Patron of Parish Priests(1786-1859)[Cure of Ars]
News from the Apostolic Administration of St. John Vianney Fall 2002, Volume 1 – Number 1
The Cure Of Ars: Jean-Marie Vianney
“Oh, how great is a priest!” [The Curé d’Ars regarding bishops/priests)

Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

QUEENSHIP OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

Queenship of Mary

On the Queenship of Mary

(CATH CAUCUS) Pope: Prayer to Mary Queen of Peace, where the absurd logic of violence rages

Mary is our Mother and Queen of the New Davidic Kingdom (Scriptures Agree With Catholic Church)

Is Mary’s Queenship Biblical? [Ecumenical]

The Past Her Prelude: Marian Imagery in the Old Testament

Is Mary’s Queenship Biblical? [Ecumenical]

Happy Mothers Day: Queen of the Holy Ordinary

Co-redemption and Queenship in Ad Caeli Reginam(Catholic Caucus)

August 22 – Memorial of the Queenship of Mary

HOMILIES PREACHED BY FATHER ALTIER ON THE SOLEMNITY OF THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY

What About Mary as QUEEN OF AMERICA? Mary Is Queen of Heaven, Not Pope (part 2)

ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS XII: ON PROCLAIMING THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY [AD CAELI REGINAM]

Some points to consider about the Queenship of Mary

It is a mid-15th c. fresco from the Duomo at Spoleto, by Fra Filippo Lippi. The Coronation of the Virgin by God the Father.

Fra Filippo’s women, especially his portrayals of the Virgin, have always seemed to me to be an unearthly ideal of feminine grace and beauty.

Saint John Vianney, Priest

Day by Day — Saints for All, Saint John Vianney, 08-04-18

The Devil vs. St. Jean Vianney (and the martyrdom of Fr. Hamel)
Priest for Times of Terror: The Curé d’Ars
Fighting Evil Like the Cure of Ars
The Devil’s Most Effective Foe

On a Saint Who Taught and Guided Holy Priests
Pope Benedict to declare St. Jean Vianney Patron of all Priests
Praying People into the Confessional (the example of St. John Vianney)

The divine depository in our hands (so you want to go to heaven?) [Catholic Caucus]

Revitalizing Your Priesthood (The Grace of Ars — about St. John Vianney)
A Seed of Glory and Eternal Life in the Holy Priest’s Flesh [Death of St. John Vianney, Curé d’Ars]
The Priesthood and the Mass
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Follow one Master only
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » The World is Everything – God, Nothing!

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » We are wretched creatures
Bishop Olmsted on the Devil and John Vianney
St. John Mary Vianney, the Curé d’Ars
Saint John MarIe Baptist Vianney, Cure of Ars (1786-1859)

Novena In Honor Of Saint John Marie Vianney
Curé d’Ars: Model Priest [Year of the Priest]
Pope: There’s an Answer to Empty Confessionals [Catholic Caucus]
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Lost Works

Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars » Have You Religion in Your Heart?
Sermons of St. John Vianney – Cure of Ars: The Dreadful State of the Lukewarm Soul (Catholic Caucus)
Play about life of St. John Vianney to tour U.S. in 2009
Aug 4, St. John Marie Vianney – Patron of Parish Priests
Centuries Old Relic (heart of St. John Vianney) Comes To U.S.

Sainted priest’s heart – Thousands await chance to see incorrupt relic
Saint’s heart to go on display
Excerpts from the Sermons of the Cure of Ars
St. John Vianney’s Pastoral Plan
Relics of Curé of Ars Make Stop in Papal Chapel

HOMILY by St. Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney, the Curé of Ars CHARITY
St John Vianney, Patron of Parish Priests(1786-1859)[Cure of Ars]
News from the Apostolic Administration of St. John Vianney Fall 2002, Volume 1 – Number 1
The Cure Of Ars: Jean-Marie Vianney
“Oh, how great is a priest!” [The Curé d’Ars regarding bishops/priests)

Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

QUEENSHIP OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

Queenship of Mary

On the Queenship of Mary

(CATH CAUCUS) Pope: Prayer to Mary Queen of Peace, where the absurd logic of violence rages

Mary is our Mother and Queen of the New Davidic Kingdom (Scriptures Agree With Catholic Church)

Is Mary’s Queenship Biblical? [Ecumenical]

The Past Her Prelude: Marian Imagery in the Old Testament

Is Mary’s Queenship Biblical? [Ecumenical]

Happy Mothers Day: Queen of the Holy Ordinary

Co-redemption and Queenship in Ad Caeli Reginam(Catholic Caucus)

August 22 – Memorial of the Queenship of Mary

HOMILIES PREACHED BY FATHER ALTIER ON THE SOLEMNITY OF THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY

What About Mary as QUEEN OF AMERICA? Mary Is Queen of Heaven, Not Pope (part 2)

ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS XII: ON PROCLAIMING THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY [AD CAELI REGINAM]

Some points to consider about the Queenship of Mary

It is a mid-15th c. fresco from the Duomo at Spoleto, by Fra Filippo Lippi. The Coronation of the Virgin by God the Father.

Fra Filippo’s women, especially his portrayals of the Virgin, have always seemed to me to be an unearthly ideal of feminine grace and beauty.