Author Archives: Sensus Fidelium

The Healing of Veronica (the Woman with Blood Disorder)

Do we ever wonder what happened to some of the characters in scripture?  For example, the woman at the well, the Samaritan woman, she is a martyr for the church. She is St. Photina, and she is in the Roman Martyology on the 20th of March (here) – The same day, the Saints Photina, a […]

St. Ephrem’s Consolation of Mothers of Babies Who Died

In Dom Prosper Gueranger’s write up for the 7th day in the Octave of All Saints, which is November 7, he concludes with this piece of St. Ephrem & a prayer afterwards For the consolation of mothers, as well as in homage to the Paradise of which their children are the graceful flowers, we will […]

The Martyrdom of Ss. Timothy and Maura (3 May) – Till Death Do Us Part

The Martyrdom of Ss. Timothy and Maura   At a time when the Roman emperors maintained an unholy power during a period of great persecution, many martyrs, both male and female, through their witness in many a place proved faithful to Christ. In those years, there was a blessed Timothy of the Penapeian countryside, who […]

Correction of the Correction

Correction of the Correction by Jonathan Arrington Prefatory declaration: the author of this piece reached out to several signers personally (or those in service of their Excellencies) to request clarification or a continued discussion of the points at issue. He did not want to write this, nor does he judge himself worthy to be mentioned […]

Devotion to The Maria Bambina

Devotion to The Maria Bambina The Italian words “Maria Bambina” mean “Baby Mary.” Although the Holy Childhood of the Blessed Virgin, under the image of Our Lady as an infant, is honored in Mexico, Poland and Italy, relatively few Catholics in the United States know of this devotion. Several saints, including St. John Eudes, St. […]

Prayer for Gift of Tears

Prayer for Gift of Tears Sign of the cross † In the Name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit † Amen. [Ⱥ] Almighty and most gentle God, who brought forth from the rock a fountain of living water for your thirsty people, bring forth we pray, from the hardness […]

The Blessed Mother “Beauty Beyond Comparison”

The Beauty of the Blessed Mother From the book “The AfterLife: Purgatory & Heaven Explained” by Rev. Dolindo Ruotolo there is a segment on the soul contemplating Mary. Fr. Ruotolo asked Bruno Cornacchiola, of the visions of Our Lady of Revelation, to describe to him the beauty of the Blessed Mother’s face.   Bruno answered, “It was […]

The Little Sachet or The Little Gospel

The Little Sachet or The Little Gospel From the Manual of the Archconfraternity of the Holy Face, by The Rev. Abbe Janvier “This devotional object was composed by Sister St. Pierre after a special communication from our Lord. It consists of a leaflet on which is printed the gospel of the Circumcision, which is short, […]

Resistance Podcast #218: History of the Holy Face Devotion & Society Today

  The French Revolution: The Background The French Revolution: The Reign of Terror The French Revolution: The Rising of the Vendee   Resistance Podcast #198: Leo DuPont – Apostle of the Holy Face (War Against Communism) & The Greatest Miracle Worker the Church Has Ever Had  

Prayer for the Beatification of Dom Prosper Guéranger

Prayer for the Beatification of Dom Prosper Guéranger God our Father, your servant Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes, guided by the Holy Spirit, helped a multitude of your faithful people rediscover the meaning of the liturgy as the source of true Christian life. May his devotion to your Holy Church and his filial love […]