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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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Tenth and last devotion Various additional examples appertaining to the most Holy Mary. Ah, most afflicted of all Mothers! Speak, say but a word, and console me; but Thou speakest no more, for Thou art dead.

Monday -Prayer to the most holy Mary to obtain holy perseverance Tuesday -Prayer to Mary most alhonsus to obtain a good death. Blessed Jerome Emilian, when a soldier, and loaded with sins, was shut up by his enemies in a tower. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve! Ah, Mary was not only Queen of martyrs because her martyrdom, was longer than that of all others, but also because it was the greatest of all martyrdoms.

Ah, my own beloved Son, in losing Thee I have lost all. Even on the cross He was taunted and blasphemed on all sides: Lawrence writes, “the more tenderly this Mother loved, so much the more deeply was she wounded. It is enough to tell a mother that her son is dead, to excite all her love. Ann Boulais Proof Listener: 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.

Third, that He would impress upon their minds the remembrance of His Passion, and that they should have their reward for it in heaven. Sinners, she exclaimed, it is you who have thus cruelly treated my Son. Part II Discourse 6. Hence Saint Anselm asserts, that “had not God by a special miracle preserved the life of Mary in each moment of her life, her grief was such liguork it would have caused her death.


O Mary, thou hast to glroies the agony of the dying Jesus; but thou canst administer Him no relief.

Gloriea authors agree that it was three hundred miles; so that it was a journey of upwards of thirty days. Wikipedia Book – The Glories of Mary. The second part of the book deals with the key Marian feasts such as the Immaculate Conception, Nativity, Purification, Annunciation, Assumption, etc.


That Mary was a true martyr cannot be doubted, as Denis the Carthusian, Pelbart, Catharinus, and others prove; for it is an undoubted opinion that suffering sufficient to cause death is martyrdom, even though death does not ensue from it. Prophesy, who is it that struck Thee? Let us now consider the second sword of sorrow which wounded Mary, in the flight of her Infant Jesus into Egypt from the persecution of Herod.

Thou thyself hast said it: Wondering at this, he heard a voice telling him that his crime had added the eighth. 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.

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In the second place, Mary, in all her other sorrows, well understood their cause the redemption of the world, the Divine will; but in this she knew not the cause of the absence of her Son. Erasmus, speaking of parents in general, says, that “they are more cruelly tormented by their children’s sufferings than by their own.

Part II Discourse 8. Then shall I obtain what I desire, and possess what I hope for; for thou art our hope. Part I Chapter I Section 4. Wikipedia – Saint Alphonsus Liguori. As the stag, wounded by an arrow, carries the pain with him wherever he goes, because he carries with him the arrow which has wounded him, so did the Divine Mother, after the sad prophecy of Saint Simeon, as we have already seen in the consideration of the first dolour, always carry her sorrow with her in the continual remembrance of the Passion of her Son.

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The Mother would have embraced Him, as Saint Anselm says, but the guards thrust her aside with insults, and urged forward the suffering Lord; and Mary followed Him. He conceals the trials which await us, that, whatever they alphinsus be, we may liyuori them but once. Therefore Blessed Amadeus rightly affirms, that “the afflicted Mother, at the sorrowful sight of the torments of her beloved Jesus, suffered far more than she would have done had she herself endured His whole Passion.


On this day thou wilt be wounded by another sword of sorrow, a cruel lance will pierce the side of thy Son already dead, and thou golries to receive Him in thine arms after He is taken down from the cross. She remembered how she had pressed that Son to her bosom in the crib of Bethlehem; the conversations she had held with Him during the alphonsuz years they had dwelt in the house of Nazareth; she remembered their mutual affection, their loving looks, the words of eternal life which fell from kf Divine lips; and then the sad scene which she had that day witnessed, again presented itself before her.

Part II Discourse 2. Thomas of Aquin Prayer of St. Thou art the gate through which all find Jesus; through thee I also hope to find Him.

Various Practices of the Devotion to the Divine Mother. When they had reached the appointed place, “O, how willingly would Mary have there buried herself alive with her Son, had such been His will!

Mary, at the sight of her Son, on His way to Calvary, did not faint, no, for it was not becoming, as Father Suarez remarks, that this Mother should lose the use of pf reason; nor did she die, for God reserved her for greater grief: Saint John Chrysostom asks why Jesus Christ, in His other sufferings, alphosnus pleased to endure them alone, but in carrying His cross was assisted by the Cyrenean?

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: