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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Speak, say but a word, and console me; gloriws Thou speakest no more, for Thou art dead. Saint John Chrysostom asks why Jesus Christ, in His other sufferings, was pleased to endure them alone, but in carrying His cross was assisted by the Cyrenean?

The wretched youth, thinking that it would be impossible to escape from his hands, got on the little parapet to cast himself in; but terrified at the idea of death, he told the devil that he had not courage to take the leap, but that if he was determined on his death, he must push him in.

There, moved by his misfortunes, and enlightened by God to change his life, he had recourse to the ever-blessed Virgin; and from that time, by the help of this Divine Mother, he began to lead the life of a saint, so much so that he merited once to see the very high place which God had prepared for him in heaven.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Was it only at the foot of the cross?

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 her reason; nor did she die, for God reserved her for greater grief: Retrieved from ” https: And what a sword must the sound of that trumpet have been to her heart, which proclaimed the sentence pronounced against her Jesus!


Even on the cross He was taunted and blasphemed on all sides: Thus do I hope; thus may it be. Part I Chapter V Section 2.

Ah, Mother the most sorrowful of all mothers, thy Son is, then, dead; that Son so amiable, and who loved thee so much! 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.

Jesus promised her alphonshs principal ones: There was a noble and holy Mother Who had an only Son.

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. All mothers feel the sufferings of their children as their own. This she revealed to Saint Bridget: At length they looked at each other. Prayer O Blessed Virgin, why dost thou afflict thyself, seeking for thy lost Son? When the crime had been committed, the devil demanded the performance of the promise; and for this purpose led him to the brink of a well, at the same time threatening, that if he did not throw himself in, he would drag him, body and soul, to hell.

Wherefore the graces promised by Jesus to those who are devoted to the dolours of Mary are very great. 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. For, liguoei other authors also relate, this thief had been kind gloriss Jesus and Mary on their journey to Egypt; and this same office the Blessed Virgin has ever continued, and still continues, to perform.


The Glories Of Mary St. Alphonsus Liguori

Weep, then, for thou hast reason to weep. Thy sorrows encourage me to hope for pardon. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve! Therefore, my daughter, though I am forgotten by many, at least do thou not mady me; consider my anguish, and imitate, as far as thou canst, my grief.

The Glories of Mary

Wikipedia Book – The Glories of Mary. Ah, had any one met these three greatest personages in the world, for whom could he have taken them but for three poor wandering beggars.

Death came, and the devil then tormented him more than ever with scruples, and tempted him to despair. Thursday -Prayer to the most holy Mary to obtain paradise. Having crucified Him, they planted the cross, and aalphonsus left Him to die.

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August Learn how and when to remove this template message. This sorrow of Mary ought, in the first place, to serve as a consolation to those souls who alpyonsus desolate, and no longer enjoy, as they once enjoyed, the sweet presence of their Lord.

Here let us consider the great poverty they must have suffered during the seven years which, according to Saint Antoninus, Saint Thomas, and others, they spent there. As Jesus is called the King of sorrows and the King of martyrs, because He suffered during, His life gloriea than all other martyrs; so also is Mary with reason called the Queen of martyrs, having merited this title by suffering the most cruel martyrdom possible after that of her Son.

Then, turning to those barbarous instruments of torture, she said, O cruel thorns, O cruel nails, O merciless spear, how, how could you thus torture your Creator?