Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

The Inebriating Joy of Christmas

In the hope of reviving confidence in a new flourishing on earth of the sacral atmosphere of Christmases of...

Reflection of God in Temporal Society

To perceive the excellence of every creature and appreciate the aspect by which it reflects God is a...

The Devotion of the Holy Rosary – Masterpiece of Catholic Spirituality

The devotion of the Rosary has tremendous power and substance. It does not involve merely emotions, but is serious...

The Origins of Ash Wednesday

At the beginning of Lent, the procession of sinners would enter from the back of the church, reciting the...

The Virgin Mother’s Admiration and Affection

In contemplating the Child Jesus, Our Lady’s affection for Him was full of admiration, considering Him firstly as God, and...

Wrath and Mercy

Throughout history, there are moments when God’s mercy shines forth with a mildness that enchants us; at other times,...

Sublime Intimacy Between Child and Mother

Commenting on the feelings elicited in his soul by the contemplation of the fresco of Our Lady of Good...

The God of Vengeance is Drawing Near and He Will Prevail

The Church is the centre of the human race and the entity that the Blessed Virgin loves most on...

“Zelo zelatus sum”

As Dr. Plinio delved deeper into the various aspects of the Carmelite history and charism, he perceived the...

Meditations of a Boy on the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus was kindled within little Plinio from an early age. He felt...

The Heavenly Court, Archetype of Earthly Realities

To avoid sinking into despair, the human spirit needs to find repose in dignified and well-ordered things. Let...

Queen of God and of Men!

We do not look back wistfully on a Catholic civilization of the past, but we turn with hope towards...

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