Newsletter – August 2022

Download a .PDF of this newsletter HERE. Note from Our Founder Dear Members and Friends: We are now in the third quarter of 2022, and I am happy to report on some of the new things that are happening already with the Confraternity since the April issue. First, a new mission to Latin Mass communities […]

Miraculous Medal

Those who wear this medal receive the graces of Christ magnified by Mary’s intercession. So great are these graces that it brings healings and conversions. In 1830 the Blessed Mother appeared to St. Catherine Labouré and she showed St. Catherine the miraculous medal promising that those who wore it would receive great graces. The medal […]

Spiritual Temptation

Where does spiritual temptation come from? We’ve all been there, you’ve had a large meal and plenty of sweets, but there is an extra piece of dessert that just looks so good. After a quiet evening, you now suddenly find within yourself a great tension. You know you shouldn’t eat the dessert but you simply […]

St. Angela Merici (Feast June 1)

Foundress of the Ursulines, born 21 March, 1474, at Desenzano, a small town on the southwestern shore of Lake Garda in Lombardy; died 27 January, 1540, at Brescia. She was left an orphan at the age of ten and together with her elder sister came to the home of her uncle at the neighbouring town […]

St. Augustine of Cantebury (Feast May 28)

First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. 26 May, 604. Symbols: cope, pallium, and mitre as Bishop of Canterbury, and pastoral staff and gospels as missionary. Nothing is known of his youth except that he was probably a Roman of the better class, and that early in life he […]

Salvation with the Scapular

Salvation with the Scapular In 1251 Our Lady appeared to the Carmelite, St. Simon Stock. She promised him, “This shall be a privilege for you and all Carmelites, that anyone dying in this habit [Scapular] shall not suffer eternal fire.” Woah! What a great promise and comfort lie in this simple devotion! But how does […]

Angels Watching Over Us

Angels Watching Over Us The Guardian Angel prayer is one of the most beloved and well-known prayers in our Catholic faith. The short prayer reminds us of God’s love and of how He and His angels are watching over us. But what is an angel and more specifically, what is a guardian angel? We see […]