Mother Mary said at Fatima: "My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the sure way which will lead you to God." St. Thomas Aquinas said: "The things we love tell us who we are!" With that in mind, I will try to post each day something about Our Blessed Lady, items about the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and public domain Catholic books too! I pray you enjoy my ministry!
Below are two albums of pictures that I created:
1. Our grand daughter Adrianna.
2. Tears of Mary!
MARY, OUR MOTHER
Thursday, April 09, 2015
“You are dying,” the priest said. “Do you want to become a Catholic?” - A Moment with Mary
April 9 - Byzantine Church: Holy Mary of the Spring (Friday of Easter Week) – Blessed Virgin Empress (Russia)
“You are dying,” the priest said. “Do you want to become a Catholic?”
unconscious, old man was brought to Saint Simon Stock Hospital in New
York. The nurse saw a brown scapular on his shirt and she quickly called
a priest. While the priest recited the prayers for the dying, the
patient opened his eyes and whispered: “Father, I'm not a Catholic.”
“Then why do you wear the scapular?” asked the priest.
“I promised a friend I would wear it and say a 'Hail Mary' every day,” he replied.
“You are dying,” said the priest. “Do you want to become a Catholic?”
“Yes, Father,” the dying man answered. “I have wanted to become one all my life.”
priest prepared him quickly, then baptized him and gave him the last
rites. Soon thereafter, the old man died peacefully. The Blessed Virgin
Mary had taken this soul clothed in her own habit under her protection.
In Le scapulaire du Mont-Carmel, (The Scapular of Mount Carmel), Editions Traditions Monastiques, Mars 1997