Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles, Martyrs

May 11 Today is the feast day of Saints Philip and James.  Orate pro nobis. by Abbot Gueranger Two of the favored witnesses of our Beloved Jesus’ Resurrection come before us today. Sts. Philip and James are here, bearing testimony to us that their Master is truly risen from the dead, that they have seen … Read more

The Devil Hates Latin

 By Katharine Galgano REGINA PRESS has released our first novel recently, to significant popular acclaim. As a special gift for our loyal Regina Magazine readers, here’s a taste of Katharine Galgano’s work. (See customer reviews HERE.) PROLOGUE The Cardinal inhaled sharply. The view from the papal apartments over St Peter’s Square revealed a stark late … Read more

Saint Antoninus, Bishop and Confessor

May 10 Today is the feast day of Saint Antoninus.  Ora pro nobis. by Dom Prosper Gueranger 1870 The Order of St. Dominic, which has already presented to our Triumphant Jesus Peter the Martyr and Catharine the seraph of Sienna, sends him, today, one of the many Bishops trained and formed in its admirable school. … Read more

Apparition of Saint Michael the Archangel

May  8 Today is the feast/memorial of Apparition of Saint Michael the Archangel. by Dom Prosper Gueranger 1870 David foretold that the Emmanuel’s coming into this world would be greeted by the Angels, and that they would humbly adore him on his first appearing among us (Ps. xcvi. 8, Heb. i. 6). We saw this … Read more

Saint Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr

May 7 Today is the feast day of Saint Stanislaus.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Stanislaus was born in answer to prayer, when his parents were advanced in age. Out of gratitude they educated him for the Church. When his parents died, he sold their vast properties and gave the price to the poor. He was … Read more

Third Sunday After Easter

Today is the Third Sunday after Easter. by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger, 1876 “You shall lament and weep, but the world shall rejoice.”–John 16. When Lucifer, with his followers, rebelled against his Maker, the kingdom of the angels became divided into two parts the good angels, or those who had remained faithful, forming one; the … Read more

Saint John before the Latin Gate

May 6 Today is the feast day of Saint John before the Latin Gate.  “The seething oil was changed for him into an invigorating bath, and the Saint came out more refreshed than when he had entered the cauldron.” (3) By Dom Prosper Gueranger 1870 The Beloved Disciple John, whom we saw standing near the … Read more

Saint Pius V, Pope

May 5 Today is the feast day of Saint Pius V.  Ora pro nobis. By Dom Prosper Gueranger 1870 …Today, there comes before us a holy Pope, who governed the Church in these latter times; he is worthy to stand amidst the Easter group of Pontiffs. Like Leo, Pius the Fifth was zealous in combating … Read more