Monthly Archives: November 2018


Chapters 1 to 3 The World's First Love: Mary, Mother of God 2

It is quite evident that the threat of Communism was felt in every area of life in the late 40’s and early 50’s. “Red Scare” was the term used to describe the perceived fear of Communistic threats to the United States. Archbishop Sheen was not immune from the influence of this phobia as we find a unique comparison of Mary and Marx in chapter 3! I am going to place that section aside! In the first chapter, Sheen tells how all of creation, through its very existence fulfills the ideal for which God has brought …Follow this path →


The World’s First Love: Mary, Mother of God by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

In the Foreword of this book, Fr. Apostoli writes, “This [book] is a treasure for all who wish to grow in their relationship with the Blessed Virgin Mary. Archbishop Sheen said, of his 68 books, this work was his favorite. Throughout his life, the Blessed Mother was an integral and cherished part of his spiritual life. Sheen says that he hoped that when he approached the Lord on his judgment day, Jesus would say to him, “I know all about you! My Mother told Me all about you!” May our reading of this work inspire …Follow this path →