In this chapter from her book, “Praying for Priests,” Author Kathleen Beckman discusses what Mary does for priests.
Dear Friends, The Church is suffering. Victims are suffering. Faithful priests and Bishops are suffering. The laity are suffering. All of this suffering comes through
Is God’s plan for the world a mirror for the spiritual world? Find out from a sermon by Saint Ephrem, deacon and Doctor of the Church, whose optional memorial the Church celebrates today.
Act of Contrition Act of Contrition: O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended You, and I detest all my sins, because of
The Proficiscere “Go forth, Christian soul, from this world in the name of God the almighty Father, who created you, in the name of Jesus
Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels, October 2nd “He has given his angels charge over you to guard you in all your ways‘ [Psalm 91:11].
The Central Prayers of the Mass: We can pray the Mass better if we better understand its central prayers. Knowing what is going on allows
Editor’s Note: As we approach the Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel this coming week, it is appropriate to consider a Carmelite prayer. Our
Prayer to Our Lady, Undoer of Knots O Virgin Mary, Mother who never refuses to come to the help of your children in need, Mother
Dear Friends, We are approaching a very special day in the Church and one that is particularly important to me. July 16th is the Feast of
O Virgin of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas, grant to our homes the grace of loving and respecting life in its beginnings, with the same
Dear Father John, I have a question for your blog! I think I don’t really know what is a novena? How did it appear in
Lead Kindly Light Lead, Kindly Light, amidst th’encircling gloom, Lead Thou me on! The night is dark, and I am far from home, Lead Thou
Litany of Christ the King Lord, have mercy on us, Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us,Christ, have mercy on us.
If I could only touch the tassle of your cloak … The Tassle of Your Cloak: If I could but touch the tassle of Your