Day 1 Pentecost Novena

Veni Creator Spiritus Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come from thy bright heav’nly throne; come, take possession of our souls, and make them all thine own. Thou who art called the Paraclete, best gift of God above, the living spring, the living fire, sweet unction and true love. Thou who art sevenfold in thy grace, finger […]

Our ‘wish list’ letter to St Joseph

When, at the end of December 2006, I entered the carpark of a property in the Via delle Vigne Nuove, Rome I did not imagine that the ‘prophecy’ of St Joseph was being fulfilled. My name is Mother Rebecca, superior of the Missionaries of Divine Revelation. Our community was born in the Roman Diocese on […]

Spiritual Maternity

Dear friends, we are continuing our monthly articles that celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the foundation of our community. This time we wish to talk about an important aspect of our mission, that is our spiritual motherhood towards priests and seminarians. As our Rule reminds us, following Our Lady’s example as Mother of the Church, […]

Stabat Mater Dolorosa

The liturgical hymn Stabat Mater takes its title and inspiration for St John’s Gospel, “near the cross of Jesus stood His Mother.” (Jn 19:25) The hymn was written in the thirteenth century and is attributed to either the Franciscan, Jacopone di Todi or, more likely, Pope Innocent XIII. Today this popular hymn usually accompanies the […]

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 […]

In Gratitude for the Graces Recieved from the Virgin of Revelation

On the 12th April we will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the apparition of the Virgin of Revelation at Tre Fontane (Three Fountains), Rome. In preparation for this great celebration, we invite all those for whom the Virgin has been your guardian, your strength and your refuge, to honour Her by sending us the testimony […]

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 […]