She Shall Crush Thy Head

inimicitias ponam inter te et mulierem et semen tuum et semen illius ipsa conteret caput tuum et tu insidiaberis calcaneo eius God said to the serpent: ‘I will put enmities between thee and the woman, and thy seed and her seed: she shall crush thy head, and thou shalt lie in wait for her heel.’ […]

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Be It Done to Me

Establish thy word to thy servant, in thy fear. Psalm 119, 38 And Mary said: Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done to me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her. Luke 1, 38 . What was essential in the Divine plan of salvation was that the Blessed Virgin Mary […]

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Blessed Are You Who Believed

Already you knew my soul; my body held no secret from you when I was being fashioned in secret and moulded in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw all my actions; they were all of them written in your book; every one of my days was decreed before one of them came into […]

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Behold Thy Mother

And thou shalt say in thy heart: Who hath begotten these? I was barren and brought not forth, led away, and captive: and who hath brought up these? I was destitute and alone: and these, where were they? Isaiah 49, 21 GIVE praise, O thou barren, that bearest not: sing forth praise, and make a […]

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