Category Archives: Texts in Mariology

Books about the Immaculate Conception from the 17th Century (in Latin, of course)

By | September 17, 2021

You might expect I’m going to link to full texts of some of these classics. De Immaculata Beatae Virginis Conceptione ab omni originali peccato immuni Libri Quatuor, dicati sacrae maiestati Philippi 3 Hispaniarum regis by Aegidius a Presentatione. 1617. Translation: On the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Immune from all Original Sin. Horizon Marianus… Read More »

Mary Foreshadowed

By | September 24, 2013

Book: Mary Foreshadowed; or, Considerations on the Types and Figures of Our Blessed Lady in the Old Testament Author: Rev. F. Thaddeus, O.S.F. (Francis Hermans) R. Washbourne London, 1885. This has some great examples and great quotes, including a number from Raymond Jordan (Idiota). Here is an example in the comparison of Our Lady to… Read More »

Some translation from Cardinal Berulle’s “Life of Jesus”

By | August 11, 2013

The powerful thoughts of Cardinal Berulle (founder of the French School of Spirituality, which included St. John Eudes and St. Louis Marie de Montfort) are, for the most part, not translated into English. I’ve put together a rough translation from an Italian text concerning a reflection on the Annunciation: In Nazareth is a small house… Read More »