The Blow of the Archangel

Click the link to learn more, readers: 7 Sanctuaries linked by a straight line: The legendary Sword of St. Michael Gelsomino Del Guercio According to legend, the line represents the blow with which St. Michael sent the devil to hell. A mysterious imaginary line links seven monasteries, from Ireland to Israel. Is it just a … Continue reading The Blow of the Archangel

A Blessed Treat

Happy Easter, readers! If you have a sweet tooth and/or a special devotion to Our Lady, you may find this piece intriguing. And if you happen to find yourself buying some Ferrero Rocher chocolates – well, who could blame you? How Ferrero Rocher chocolates were inspired by the Virgin Mary Zelda Caldwell Within the gold … Continue reading A Blessed Treat

“Blessed Are the Merciful, for They Shall Obtain Mercy”

Heroism often flowers in the most horrible situations and places. The story of Teresio Olivelli is one of the more recent reminders of this truth. Despite straying into the darkness of Fascism and Nazism, Teresio quickly abandoned both ideologies when their true aims became apparent. He began working against both the German Nazis and the … Continue reading “Blessed Are the Merciful, for They Shall Obtain Mercy”