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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Where is thy God? Ah, turn to Mary, and address her with Saint Bonaventure, saying: Then, O Mary, even after thy Son hath died by the hands of men, who persecuted Him unto death, these ungrateful men have not yet ceased persecuting Him by their sins, and continue to afflict thee, O sorrowful Mother! She looked at Him, and hardly recognised Him, saying, with Isaias, “and we have seen Him, and there was no sightliness.

Where can they have slept on such a road especially on the two hundred miles of desert, where there were neither houses nor inns, as authors relateunless on the sand or under a tree in a wood, exposed to the air and the dangers of robbers and wild beasts, with which Egypt abounded.

Mary assists her servants in purgatory SECT. Most authors agree that it was three hundred miles; so that it was a journey of upwards of thirty days.

All mothers feel the sufferings of their children as their own.

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A Saint Boniface had his body torn with iron hooks; sharp-pointed reeds were thrust between his nails and flesh; melted lead was poured into his mouth; and in the midst of all he could not tire saying “I give Thee thanks, O Lord Jesus Christ. Prayer O Blessed Virgin, why dost thou afflict thyself, seeking for thy lost Son? Mary is a merciful advocate, who does not refuse to defend the cause of the most miserable sinners SECT. When the above named Rupert supposes Mary thus speaking: O, how many, through you, will receive the pardon of their sins, and by you be inflamed with love for the supreme good!


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The Glories of Mary

Third, that He would impress upon their minds the remembrance of ,iguori Passion, and that they should have their reward for it in heaven. Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references Articles containing Latin-language text Commons category link is defined as the pagename All stub articles.

Tenth and last devotion Various additional examples appertaining to the most Holy Mary. Wednesday -Prayer to Mary most holy to obtain deliverance from hell. Father Engelgrave says, that it was revealed to the same Saint Bridget, that the afflicted Mother, already knowing what her Son was to suffer, “when suckling Him, thought of the gall and vinegar; when swathing Him, of the cords with which He was to be hound, when bearing Him in her arms, of the cross to which He was to be nailed; when sleeping, of His death.

Hall, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy! Wikimedia Commons has media related to The Glories of Mary. They resided in Egypt, according to Brocard and Jansenius, in a district called Maturea; though Saint Anselm says that they lived in the city of Heliopolis, or at Memphis, now called old Cairo.

Mary was then fifteen years of age a delicate young woman, unaccustomed to such journeys. Joseph, and Jesus, was accustomed every year at the paschal solemnity to visit the temple.

As soon as our agonized Redeemer had reached the Mount of Calvary, the executioners stripped Him of His clothes, and piercing His hands and feet “not with sharp but with blunt nails,” as Saint Bernard says, to torment Him more, they fastened Him on the cross. 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 and pitying her innocent and beloved Son, who suffered so much.


Ah, Mary, dost thou sigh after Jesus, thou who lovest none but Jesus? Thou wast my very soul! He conceals the trials which await us, that, whatever they may be, we may endure them but once. My afflicted Mother, I will not leave thee alone to weep; no, I will accompany thee with my tears.

But since Jesus advanced in the love and esteem of others, how much more must He have advanced in that of Mary! May Read Edit View history. A young man in Perugia promised the devil, that if he would enable him to attain a sinful object he had in view, he would give him his soul; and he gave him a written contract to this effect, signed in his own blood.

lihuori Therefore Saint Ildephonsus did not hesitate to assert, “to say that Mary’s sorrows were greater than all the torments of the martyrs united, was to say too little. Joseph went, and represented to Pilate the grief and desires of this afflicted Mother.

What greater tribulation than that a new-born child, hanging from its mother’s breast, and she too in poverty, should with Him be forced to fly?