The sculptor of Mary, Virgin of Revelation

Dear Friends, Today we celebrate the anniversary of the location of the statue of the Virgin of Revelation in the grotto of Tre Fontane, Three Fountains, Rome. On the 5th October 1947, the wooden statue of Our Lady, realised by Domenico Ponzi, was transported from St Peter’s Square to Tre Fontane upon a royal carriage […]

Church of the Most Holy Name of Mary at the Trajan Forum

In this month of September, we celebrate the memorial of the Most Holy Name of Mary and, in the city of Rome, there is a magnificent Church dedicated to her name in the Trajan Forum. In 1683, the news of the siege of Vienna arrived in Rome and this brought with it the expectation that […]

In the Name of Mary

Pope Innocent XI instituted the feast of the Holy Name of Mary on the 12th September to thank Our Lady for the victory of the famous battle of Vienna against the Ottoman Empire on the 11th September 1683. On this day, Europe found itself on the brink of distruction. The Ottoman forces had invaded Vienna […]

The Battle of Vienna – 11 September 1683

The Battle of Vienna is a huge, imposing oil canvass that stands 9m by 4.5m in the John Sobieski room of the Vatican Museums. The masterpiece recounts the ending of the Turkish siege of Vienna by the Catholic army led by the Polish King, John Sobieski, on the 11th September 1683. The polish painter, Jan […]

The Three White Loves and the Missionaries of Divine Revelation

In this month of July, continuing with the series of articles for our twentieth anniversary, we want to focus on the way in which the Three White Loves – the Eucharist, the Immaculate Virgin Mary and the Pope – are present in the life of the MDR. “The true Church of my Son is founded […]

Eucharistic Vigil to honour the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is intimately connected to the apparition of the Virgin of Revelation who told Bruno, “The nine first Fridays to the Sacred Heart, a divine promise, has saved you.” In fact, during the apparition on the 12th April 1947, the Virgin of Revelation spoke of devotion to the Sacred […]

Gospel

When we think of the word ‘Gospel’ we most likely refer to the writings of the Apostles or Christ’s disciples which tell us of the most important news in human history: the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ which brings with it the redemption of humanity. The word ‘Gospel’ comes from the language of […]

The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul

The 29th June is the day in which we celebrate the ancient feast of the martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul, patrons of Rome. The importance of this Solemnity is shown by the fact that in the fourth century three Masses were celebrated on this feast: one at St Peter’s Basilica, the other at Saint […]

To love everyone in the Sacred Heart of Jesus

We are continuing our series of articles to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of our approval and, during the month of June, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we would like to highlight how this devotion has an important place in our charism and Rule of Life. We offer all our daily work to the […]

Solemnity of the Sacred Heart

“I will bless every place in which an image of my Sacred Heart is exposed and honoured” This is one of the 12 beautiful promises of the Sacred Heart.  At the end of this novena, to celebrate this Solemnity, we invite everyone to “enthrone” the image of the Sacred Heart, giving Him a special place […]