Catherine and the Medal

“Let all the children of the Catholic Church, who are so very dear to us, hear these words of ours. With a still more ardent zeal for piety, religion and love, let them continue to venerate, invoke and pray to the most Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God,...

The Shield of Mary

‘This is the symbol of the graces which will be poured out upon the persons who ask them of Me.. Have a Medal struck on this model; the persons who wear it will receive great graces; graces will be in abundance for those who have confidence.’ – Our Lady to...

Holy Water

It is likely that when you enter a Catholic Church, the first thing you do is bless yourself with Holy Water, making the Sign of the Cross. And yet, although this is something we do frequently, it may be that we sometimes do it routinely, perhaps without much real...

The Secret Of The Rosary

“Say the Rosary often with faith, humility, confidence and perseverance.” – St Louis Marie de Montfort “A prayer so easy and yet so rich..” – Pope St John Paul II Although it may be the most popular of all Catholic devotions and even the one most...

The Brown Scapular

“Receive this habit of your Order; this shall be to you and to all Carmelites a privilege that whosoever dies clothed in this habit shall never suffer eternal fire.. Wear it devoutly and perseveringly. It is My garment. To be clothed in it means you are...

The Miraculous Medal

“Come to the foot of this Altar – there graces will be shed on all who ask for them with confidence and fervour, the great and the humble” The Miraculous Medal and the story of Saint Catherine Laboure There are some things which are always associated...