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The cult of Mary Help of Christians

The cult of Mary Help of Christians

Mary has always been seen as the ideal mediator between God and men, the one who, by her very nature, can take to the ears of our Heavenly Father the pain, afflictions, prayers of his children. With the name of Mary Help of Christians, from […]

Immaculate Virgin Mary as a symbol of the Redemption

Immaculate Virgin Mary as a symbol of the Redemption

The immaculate Mary is a definition of the Virgin Mary that highlights her lack of original sin from birth. Namely, the immaculate Virgin Mary was born without original sin, contrary to what the Church states for all other human beings. Her conception was normal, like […]

The story of St. John the Baptist

The story of St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist is one of the most important figures, not only for the Catholic Christian religion, but in general, for all Christian Churches and Islam, which considers him one of the most important prophets that preceded Muhammad. The Lord Himself said that nobody […]

Saint Benedict of Norcia: patron of Europe

Saint Benedict of Norcia: patron of Europe

Saint Benedict of Norcia, patron of Europe, protector of monks, speleologists, architects and engineers, was an abbot born in Norcia in Umbria. After completing his studies in Rome, he retired to live as an anchorite first in Subiaco, then in Cassino. There, surrounded by numerous […]

Our Lady of Providence: the incarnation of all grace

Our Lady of Providence: the incarnation of all grace

The Catholic Church attaches great importance to the figure of Mary, mother of Jesus, the incarnation of all grace. In her is manifested the infinite goodness of Christ, his immense sacrifice for his beloved children. Our Lady of Divine Providence is one of the names […]

Padre Pio statues

Padre Pio statues

The sort devotion around the figure of Pio of Pietrelcina, better known by the faithful as Padre Pio, exceeds in dissemination and ardor that dedicated to many other saints and famous historic holy. This affection and enthusiasm come from the same religious character of Pietrelcina, […]

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel (or of Carmine) is one of the oldest and most beloved forms of worship to Christians. It is celebrated on July 16th, when, in 1251, Our Lady of Mount Carmel would have appeared to the English priest Simon Stock, then […]

Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fátima, or Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Fátima (Nossa Senhora de Fátima), is one of the names by which Mary, mother of Jesus is known and adored around the world. It derives from the Portuguese town of Fatima, where in […]

Holy Family statue

Holy Family statue

With Holy Family we commonly define the family of Jesus, Mary and St. Joseph. It is also known as the Family of Nazareth, after the city where they lived. The Holy Family has provided since the beginning of the church the model to which every […]

Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes

With the Our Lady of Lourdes epithet, Catholic refer to Mary, mother of Jesus, who in 1858 appeared eighteen times to Bernadette Soubirous, a fourteen year old peasant who lived in the French town of Lourdes. The girl claimed to have seen a “beautiful Lady” […]

St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua

The life and Christian experience of St. Anthony of Padua arises in an era of great historical, social and spiritual changes. It would be impossible to understand the depth and the meaning of this great figure of Catholicism without taking into account the historical environment […]

Saint Rita of Cascia

Saint Rita of Cascia

Saint Rita of Cascia was an Augustinian nun who lived in 1400. Born in Cascia (PG), was beatified 180 years after her death and proclaimed Saint after 453 years. Saint Rita is the subject of an extraordinary popular devotion, and is certainly one of the […]