The Venerable Conchita (Concepción Cabrera de Armida) — Part 1

Among the ranks of little-known but gigantic saintly figures is Conchita, a laywoman and mystic who lived during the troubled years of the Mexican persecutions of the twentieth century. Hers was a sublime participation in Mary’s spiritual maternity, especially in...

Mary to the Moon!

The moon has often been seen as a symbol of the Virgin Mary—as the moon does not generate light of its own, but reflects the light of the sun, so the Virgin reflects and participates in the glory of God. Similarly, as the moon is, in our own day, increasingly viewed...

Mary, the Visitrix

The visit of Our Lady to St. Elizabeth, narrated by St. Luke in his Gospel, is the model for every visit she makes to her spiritual children and an enduring sign of her maternal presence in the Church. She comes to bring us Christ and, with Him, divine grace. Are we...

“A Great Sign Appeared in the Sky”

Missio Immaculatae International is pleased to present a special report on the solemn re-consecration of Nigeria to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, made by the country’s bishops in union with thousands of faithful in Benin City, Nigeria, on October 13, 2017, one hundred...

A Marian Respect for the Clergy

By her practice of perfect obedience, piety, prudence and charity even in the face of the unjust exercise of authority, the Virgin Mary, united with her Son in the work of the Redemption, has not only given us an example to imitate, but also reserved for us the grace...

The Marian Devotion of Solanus Casey

All saints are distinguished by their profound devotion to the Mother of God, and the newly-beatified Solanus Casey, a Capuchin Franciscan friar who passed from this life only sixty years ago, is no exception. This humble soul was drawn to the Blessed Mother in his...

Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces: A Theological Basis

The doctrine of Mary’s mediation of all graces is firmly rooted both in theological tradition and Sacred Scripture. As the Second Vatican Council states, the maternal mediation of Our Lady, subordinate to the one mediation of Christ, “in no wise obscures or diminishes...

Christ and Mary Revealed In Genesis 3:15

“In the light of the New Testament and the Church’s tradition,” Pope St. John Paul II affirmed, “we know that the woman announced by [Genesis 3:15] is Mary, and in ‘her seed’ we recognize her Son, Jesus, who triumphed over Satan’s power in the Paschal mystery”...

Mary, Coredemptrix — Really?!

While Christ is the sole Redeemer of mankind, we are called to be his “co-workers” by uniting our sacrifices to His supreme Sacrifice on Calvary for the life of the world. The Virgin Mary, Mother of Our Savior, was co-worker with Christ in an altogether unique way,...

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