Chesterton said, “The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.”

MORE FOR THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF PHILERMO

In celebration of the Feast, we offer below images from Marian shrines connected to the Order of Malta around the world.
The Altar of Our Lady of Philermo in St John's Valetta, Malta
showing the solid silver gates.  It is here that the true icon was
housed until the destruction by Napoleon. Pray for him.
The image of Our Lady with Our Lord and Saint John the Baptist
on the altar of the Grand Master's chapel
of Santa Maria del' Priorato, on the Aventine, Rome.
The Priory Church of Our-Lady-under-the-Chains, Prague
The shrine of the Immacolata in the Order's church
 of San Michele Arcangelo, Naples
The shrine of Our Lady in the Order's church of St Elizabeth of Hungary, Paris
Please pray also for our Hospital which shares this dedication.

Beata Maria de Phileremo, ora pra nobis