The great Doctor of the Church, St. Alphonsus Liguori, has assembled here the very finest information about Our Lady, taken from the many writings of the Saints . Glories of Mary [Saint Alphonsus Liguori] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Glories of Mary by Catholic Book Publishing is an edition of . The Glories of Mary is a classic book in the field of Roman Catholic Mariology, written during the 18th century by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, a Doctor of the Church.

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Rule and govern it like thine own; preserve it in the Blood of the Lamb, and place it in thy Son’s side. On The First Dolour Of Saint Simeon’s Prophesy In this valley of tears every man is born to weep, and all must suffer, by enduring the evils which are of daily occurrence. Bridget, “I heard some say that my Son was a thief; others, that He was an impostor; others, that no one deserved death more than He did; and every word was a new sword of grief to my heart.

When Margaret, the daughter of Sir Thomas More, met her father on his way to death, she could only exclaim, “O father! Saint Anselm believes that compassion for the Mother softened the heart of Pilate, and moved him to grant her the body of the Saviour.

Part II Discourse 2. Hear, then, what happened.

Mary rescues her servants from hell SECT. They must obtain me pardon, perseverance, and heaven, where I hope to rejoice with thee, and to sing the infinite mercies of my God for all eternity.

Part I Chapter I Section 1. Part I Chapter I Section 4. Gglories aspect enamoured all; now He excites horror in all who behold Him. Part II Discourse 5. Now, O Lady, we must close the sepulchre: Mary heard her Son exclaim, “I thirst,” but she could alphonsks even give Glorues a drop of water to refresh Him in that great thirst. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Let us, at least, cease tlories torment this afflicted Mother; and if we have hitherto grieved her by our sins, let us now do all that she desires.


What would be her grief to see that men, notwithstanding that her Son has died for them, still continue to torment and crucify Him by their sins! This she revealed to Saint Bridget: The road was, according to Saint Bonaventure’s description of it, “rough, unknown, and little frequented.

But whoever wishes to find Jesus, must seek Him, not amidst delights and the pleasures of the world, but amidst crosses and mortifications, as Mary sought Him: This was precisely revealed by the angel to Saint Bridget, saying: Jesus again told the Saint to desire the confessor to return. If thou comest whither I go, thou wilt be tortured with my sufferings, and I with thine.

Ann Boulais Meta Coordinator: This grace I now ask of thee: Part I Chapter IX. But do I say a like sorrow? This Son, so cruelly executed, gloriez our loving Redeemer Jesus; and this Mother was the Blessed Virgin Mary; Who, for the love she bore us, was willing to see Him sacrificed to Divine Justice by the barbarity of men.

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One gllries in Lent, hearing a sermon on the Divine mercy, he went to confess his sins to the preacher himself. He always loved thee, always obeyed thee, and always respected thee. O soul great in virtue but great also in sorrow, for the one and the other took their rise in that immense love with which thy heart was inflamed towards God, for thou couldst love Him alone; ah, Mother, pity me, for instead of loving God I have greatly offended Him.

Leave sighs to me, and to so many sinners who love Him not, and who have lost Him by offending Him.


~The Glories of Mary by St. Alphonsus Liguori (Online) & other Titles on the B.V.M.~

Tenth and last devotion Various additional examples appertaining to the most Holy Mary. Ah, no; for this very Son who suffered was the whole cause of them, and the love she bore Him was her only and most cruel executioner; for Mary’s whole martyrdom consisted in beholding gloriss pitying her innocent and beloved Son, who suffered so much.

The thought alone, that Jesus by His death conquered hell, opened heaven until then closed to men, and gained so many souls, can console thee. Articles needing additional references from August All articles lguori additional references Articles containing Latin-language text Commons category link is defined as the pagename All stub articles.

The Glories of Mary

Wherefore Mary might well say, in the words of David, “My life is wasted with grief, and my years in sighs. Various Practices of the Devotion to the Divine Mother.

Contradicted and persecuted, in fine, in His body and in His life; for He was tortured in all His sacred members, in His hands, His feet, His face, His head, and in His whole body; so that, drained of His blood, and an object of scorn, He died of torments og an ignominious cross.

Let us only consider the anguish it would cause any mother to receive into her arms the body of her lifeless son.

Why fearest thou so much? So also did Mary, in all things like unto her Son, endure her martyrdom throughout her life.