I know the sun must set to rise
allaboutmary:

A Mexican painting of Our Lady of the Dove.

allaboutmary:

A Mexican painting of Our Lady of the Dove.

thatonecatholic:

The Pope’s last audible words, on hearing tens of thousands of young people singing in St. Peter’s Square as he lay in his deathbed, Friday, April 1, 2005: “I sought you out and now you come to me. Thank you.”

thatonecatholic:

The Pope’s last audible words, on hearing tens of thousands of young people singing in St. Peter’s Square as he lay in his deathbed, Friday, April 1, 2005: “I sought you out and now you come to me. Thank you.”

allaboutmary:

O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.

allaboutmary:

O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.

allaboutmary:

A statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the Carmelite convent in Guadalajara, Mexico.

allaboutmary:

A statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the Carmelite convent in Guadalajara, Mexico.

catholicsoul:

I love You Papa Bene <3

allaboutmary:

A small Italian street shrine for Mary.

allaboutmary:

A small Italian street shrine for Mary.

tinkefawn:

Detail from a mosaic in the Rosary Basilica of Lourdes:)

tinkefawn:

Detail from a mosaic in the Rosary Basilica of Lourdes:)

thomaspringle:

Pray the rosary, don’t just say the rosary. #catholic

thomaspringle:

Pray the rosary, don’t just say the rosary. #catholic

heckyeahorderofpreachers:

Saint Antoninus of Florence
When the teenaged Antoninus first sought entrance into the Order, he was refused due to poor health. He persisted, and was told he would be allowed to enter if he could recite all of canon law from memory. In true Dominican fashion, he spent the next year in study and was soon able to meet this requirement.

heckyeahorderofpreachers:

Saint Antoninus of Florence

When the teenaged Antoninus first sought entrance into the Order, he was refused due to poor health. He persisted, and was told he would be allowed to enter if he could recite all of canon law from memory. In true Dominican fashion, he spent the next year in study and was soon able to meet this requirement.

echiromani:

Statue of the Blessed Virgin at the monastery of the Augustinians in San Gimignano, Tuscany.

echiromani:

Statue of the Blessed Virgin at the monastery of the Augustinians in San Gimignano, Tuscany.

allaboutmary:

The altar in the Franciscan church in Salzburg, Austria.

allaboutmary:

The altar in the Franciscan church in Salzburg, Austria.

echiromani:

Interior of the Vatican Museums.

echiromani:

Interior of the Vatican Museums.

allaboutchesterton:

Altar/Crucifix of St. Louis Basilica by Kristian Bjornstad on Flickr.
Altar/Crucifix of St. Louis Basilica

allaboutchesterton:

Altar/Crucifix of St. Louis Basilica by Kristian Bjornstad on Flickr.

Altar/Crucifix of St. Louis Basilica

If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.
Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (via kvtes)