In his life of Saint Catherine of Siena, her confessor, Saint Raymond of Capua, narrates that after her arrival in Pisa she became the guest of a certain Gherardo de' Buonconti. One day her host brought to her attention a young man of about twenty years of age, for whose good health he implored her prayers.
Remember: every sect in the world feeds off the Catholic Church. Our Holy Catholic Church is like a great and extremely precious, unpolished diamond from which, every so often, somebody takes a particle and polishes it, not without the help of the Evil One, so that it begins to shine better than the great unpolished diamond.
There are those who imagine they are slighting the Son by honoring the Mother. They fear that by exalting Mary they are belittling Jesus. They cannot bear to see people giving to Our Lady the praises due to her and which the Fathers of the Church have lavished upon her.
Just as a perfect condition of the body results from the conjunction and composition of its various members, which, though differing in form and purpose, make, by their union and the distribution of each one to its proper place, a combination beautiful to behold, firm in strength and necessary for use; so, in the commonwealth, there is an almost infinite dissimilarity of men, as parts of a whole.
Indeed, how many and how important are the benefits which flow from the indissolubility of matrimony cannot escape anyone who gives even a brief consideration either to the good of the married parties and the offspring or to the welfare of human society.