2 June 2019: Art and Faith: A Visit to St Mary Majors Basilica

Each first Saturday of the month, the Missionaries of Divine Revelation offer a unique Art and Faith itinerary at St Mary Majors Basilica. The tour explains the precious religious, historical and artistic heritage of this Basilica which was the first one dedicated to Mary, Mother of God in the Western world. Through the Basilica’s unique […]

The Rosary lifts us up to God

The Rosary is the favourite prayer of Popes and saints alike. It is therefore not surprising that we find a very powerful image that symbolises the power of the Rosary in Michelangelo’s Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel, which is the Main Chapel of the Popes. Looking closely at the detail we can see two […]

The meaning of Mary’s name

St Albert the Great said that Mary’s name has four meanings: lluminator, star of the sea, bitter sea and lady (Comment on St Luke 1,27) Mary illuminates because she gave birth to the true light of the world. She is like the Star of the Sea because she orientates us during the dark nights of […]

The Colours of the Virgin of Revelation

“The celestial woman had black hair that protruded from a green mantle that flowed down her body from head to foot. Below the mantle she wore a white robe tied around the waist with a rose coloured sash ….”I am who I am in the Divine Trinity. I am the Virgin of Revelation.” With these […]

Day 7 “With this soil of sin I will convert the most obstinate sinners.”

 “With this soil of sin I will convert the most obstinate sinners.  Their conversion is dear to God.” “I tell you, in just the same way there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.” (Lk 15:7) Meditation The Virgin of […]

Day 6 “Be Missionaries of the Word of Truth.”

“Be Missionaries of the Word of Truth.” “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” (Mt 28:19-20) Meditation With this invite the Virgin urges us to imitate her […]