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Why we should have good knowledge of our Catholic Faith

September is the month in which young men and women begin or return to their academic activities in colleges and universities. The minds of young students concentrate on learning new things that will be useful to them for their future

Cause of Our Joy

The devotion that we have in Miles Christi to the Blessed Virgin Mary centers above all on this most beautiful invocation: Mater Dolorosa, causa nostræ laetitiæ, Mother of Sorrows, Cause of Our Joy –whose feast we celebrate every September 15.

The Most Pleasing Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint Dominic de Guzman (1170-1221) was anguished by the evils then plaguing Spain. Pope Innocent III had asked him to combat the Albigensians, a heretical sect that preached an exaggerated asceticism, denied the priesthood, and opposed the veneration of saints.

The practice of daily spiritual reading

In Miles Christi we encourage the reading of profound and solid spiritual books, for the attentive and assiduous reading of them is an efficacious aid to the practice of prayer, the acquisition of knowledge of spiritual doctrine, and the desire

The Scapular of Carmel

The Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, which is celebrated on July 16, places before our eyes a privileged means of salvation: the Holy Scapular of Mt. Carmel. The origins of this pious practice go back to the year

Baptism is necessary for salvation

How widespread today is the idea that all religions are equal! Nevertheless, this is not the mind of the Church. “There has been no lack of people who have wanted to interpret missionary activity as an attempt to impose one’s

Holy Communion, Food of our Soul

The Holy Church teaches that as bodily food maintains our physical forces, so the Holy Eucharist maintains and develops those of our soul. If we wish to reach Christian perfection, which is sanctity, and to overcome those obstacles which the

The Month of the Sacred Heart

Our Lord said to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque on revealing His Heart to her: “Look at this Heart which has loved men so much, and yet men do not want to love Me in return…” Christ loves, and is not

Our legacy and mission: preach the Spiritual Exercises!

Each saint has contributed something of his own to the bountiful tree of Catholic spirituality. St. Benedict of Nursia, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Teresa of Avila, and many others, have bequeathed with their eminent teaching truly admirable gifts to

Authentic liturgy educates the inner man

1) An incessant reminder of divine transcendence, 2) the alluring power of liturgical beauty, and 3) an increase in the “sense of the Church” — these are the great benefits which participation in solemn Catholic liturgy provides, if it remains