St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Biden vs. Bork, 1988: Democrats Smear a SCOTUS Nominee

Editor’s note: this article originally appeared in the May 1988 print edition of Crisis. It has been edited for brevity. Many people have asked me what it was like to live through the nomination and hearings of my husband, Robert Bork. I usually answer that it was like being besieged in a battle where the reinforcements [...]

St Joseph, Dispenser of the Treasures of the Sacred Heart

Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus; it is a feast that helps us to reflect more deeply on the magnitude of Christ's love for souls. It is a feast that comes with an invitation to experience the "abundance of healing waters, that is, heavenly gifts of divine love, [...]

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque and the Reception of the Sacred Heart

“I will adjust my graces to the spirit of the Rule [of your religious order], and I want you to give it priority over everything else.”  ∼ revelation of Christ to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque St. Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690) is well known as the nun whose revelations helped popularize devotion to the Sacred Heart [...]

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