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Should wakes still occur?

Nowadays, in some countries like France,  the ritual of the wake, especially at the home of the deceased,  seems a morbid practice from the dark ages. Why are wakes ancient history?   What is their meaning as far as the Catholic Church is concerned?   What is […]

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Do we have to go to purgatory prior to entering Heaven?

Do we have to go to purgatory prior to entering Heaven?  A frightful perspective as we imagine purgatory to be a place of tremendous suffering. Yet it is a kind of “patching up” after death. What is it about? Behind such a question often hides […]

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Montligeon on US EWTN TV leading show: “Women of Grace”

On EWTN “Women of Grace” on Jan. 03, 04 & 05, 2022. In addition to EWTN Live with Fr. Mitch in December, the shrine was highlighted by Johnnette Benkovic Williams, the famous and popular host of “Women of Grace” TV and Radio shows. She warmly […]

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Americans spotlight a unique shrine in France
Americans spotlight a unique shrine in France

Further to 2 years work and untiring efforts to renew a century of friendship with the USA, and with the unfailing support of Susan Tassone the Holy Souls Champion, the shrine of Our Lady of Montligeon, world center of prayer for the dead, find its […]

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Joyeux Noël au sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon
Merry Christmas and happy New Year in the communion of saints!

The Nuns of the New Alliance, the employees, the volunteers and the chaplains of Our Lady of Montligeon wish you a Merry Christmas and a Holy New Year 2022.

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Have we been created for death?

Have we been created for death? On one hand, death revolts us. On the other, if we look at nature, it is obviously part of our world. Is death inevitable and absurd? Or should we consider it differently? Letting my husband or my child go […]

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Bénédiction des tombes au cimetière de la Chapelle-Montligeon
Why go to the cemetery to pray at a loved one’s grave?

We believe and hope that our beloved departed are with God. Why should we therefore bother about their dead and entombed bodies? What is a cemetery? What is the significance of the cross and that of the flowers laid on the tomb? Why go to […]

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On November 2nd, we pray for the dead

On November 2nd, we pray for the dead. Let us all be in communion and pray for the dead. It is neither too late nor ever useless to do so. On November 2nd, we pray for the dead. For what reason does the Church celebrate […]

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The significance of All Saints Day

On 1st November, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates All Saints Day. In a world at a loss for meaning, what is the significance of All Saints Day? What is the significance of All Saints Day? We live in a world at a loss for meaning. […]

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Angels and demons, what role do they play?

The Church has always recognized the existence of angels and demons. Yet, what incidence do they have in our lives? Can a demon influence us and bring us to do evil? Can a good angel protect us and help us do good? Do good angels […]

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