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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And, O God, I also have been one of these. But let us consider the reasons for which Mary’s martyrdom was greater than that of all martyrs. Richard of Saint Victor confirms in a few words all that I have now said: This King who is born comes not to conquer kings by the sword, but to subjugate them wonderfully ov His death.

Bonaventure, “if I have offended thee, in justice wound my heart; if I mxry served thee, I now ask wounds for my reward. Shame should have prevented thee; for His disgrace was thine, since thou wert His Mother. Let us, then, pity her, and let us also accompany her Son and herself, by bearing with patience the cross which our Lord imposes on us.

It was revealed to Saint Bridget, that three ladders were placed against the cross to take down the Sacred Body; the holy disciples first drew out the nails from the hands and feet, and, according to Metaphrastes, gave them to Mary. Queen of martyrs and of sorrows, thou didst so bitterly weep over thy Son, who died for my salvation; but what will thy tears avail me if I am lost?

In the revelations of Saint Bridget we read that there was a rich man, as noble by birth as he was vile and sinful in his oiguori. Retrieved from ” https: Fourth, that He would commit such devout clients to the hands of Mary, with the power to dispose of them in whatever manner she might please, and to obtain for them all the graces she might alphonuss. Reflections, First Dolor of St.


If you wish to please me, this is what I ask of you; behold me, and see if there ever has been in the world a grief like mine, in seeing Him who was all my love torn from me with such cruelty.

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Prayer Ah, my Blessed Mother, it is not one sword only with which I have pierced thy heart, but I have done so with as many as are the sins liguorri I have committed. Meditation for the Day of the Annunciation to Mary.

Part of a series on. Alas, what a scene of sorrows then presented itself before her!

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Saint Bonaventure, speaking of this return, considers how much greater the Blessed Virgin’s sufferings must have been on account of the pains of Jesus being so much increased as He was then about seven years of age an age, remarks the Saint, at which “He was too big to be carried, and not strong enough to walk without assistance. When Margaret, the daughter of Sir Thomas More, met her father on his way to death, she could only exclaim, “O father!

There are some who assert, and not without reason, that this dolour was not only one of the greatest, but the alohonsus and most painful of all. A Saint Vincent was tortured on a rack, torn with pincers, burnt with red-hot iron plates; but, as Saint Augustine remarks, “it seemed as if it was one who suffered, and another who spoke. Thursday -Prayer to the most holy Mary lifuori obtain paradise. This new and improved translation of “The Glories of Mary, ” having been duly examined, is hereby approved of.


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Moreover, in this world she would seek no other good than Jesus. This is the fourth sword of sorrow which we have this day to consider. Thou wast my very soul!

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O Mary, thou hast to witness the agony of the dying Jesus; but thou canst administer Him no relief. Part II Discourse 1. After the death of Herod, Saint Matthew relates, the angel again appeared to Saint Joseph in a dream and directed him to return to Judea. Receive, therefore, on this last occasion that I behold Thee, receive my last farewell, the ov of Thy dear Mother, and receive also my heart, which I leave buried with Thee. So also did Mary, in all things like unto her Son, endure her gloriws throughout her life.

Since, then, Jesus, our King, and His most holy Mother, did not refuse, for love of us, to suffer such cruel pains throughout their lives, it is reasonable that we, at pf, should not complain if we have to suffer something.

Part I Chapter I Section 2. He had fo himself, by an express compact, as a slave to the devil; and for sixty successive years had served him, leading such a life as may be imagined, and never approaching the sacraments. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve!