Article 49 – Marriage! Our Lady of Sorrows 2

First Published in ‘The Catholic Voice’, Ireland, November 2015

The Seven Founders

My last article mentioned the powerful devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows, and I mentioned a little booklet that I have designed. In this article, I would like to give a brief history of how I came to produce this booklet before giving the meditations on the last three sorrows of Our Lady.

The response to the last article has been very encouraging and so I would like to remind readers that I print these booklets myself and that if you would like a copy, you can send a stamped addressed envelope with a two euro coin inside to me at 21, Glenbrook, Knock, Claremorris Co Mayo F12 NW20.… Read the rest

Article 48 – Marriage! Our Lady of Sorrows

First Published in ‘The Catholic Voice’, Ireland, October 2015

A Powerful Devotion

Today I would like to take a break from ‘Synod watch’ and look to Our Lady. I have recently produced a booklet on the simple form of the devotion to Our Lady’s Seven Sorrows, which consists in saying seven Hail Marys a day whilst meditating on each of the sorrows. The cover of the booklet features a copy of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Sorrows from Quito in Equador, and on the back are listed the promises to St Bridget for those who would practice this devotion.… Read the rest