August: Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The following post, including the image, is from Catholic Restoration. Let us entreat the Immaculate Heart of Mary for Her intercession and protection. O Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us! ******************************* Via Catholic Restoration: Month of the Immaculate Heart The month of August is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart. Since the 16th century Catholic … Continue reading August: Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

A Special Day on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Pictures from First Promises to the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites Yesterday, on the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (a solemnity for us Carmelites), I, along with one other person, made my First Promise in the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites. It was a very special and blessed day. First Promises are for … Continue reading A Special Day on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

“Render Unto America What Belongs to America”: What Jesus and Tradition Would Say About the National Anthem Debate

Happy 4th of July! I wrote this article a while back and think it is appropriate to publish now for Independence Day. This debate is still going on, as evidenced by NFL players saying that kneeling during the anthem would be back in full force this season after the death of George Floyd and the … Continue reading “Render Unto America What Belongs to America”: What Jesus and Tradition Would Say About the National Anthem Debate

Hope, Pray, and Fight for the Best; Prepare for the Worst

The troubling events that have resulted from the deaths of George Floyd and other black men since have caused quite a state of alarm to those who truly understand the gravity of what has been happening. Knocking down statues, trying to remove from authority people who are just trying to help keep order, and renaming … Continue reading Hope, Pray, and Fight for the Best; Prepare for the Worst

In the End My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph–via Catholic Exchange

Since today is the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the Novus Ordo rite, I thought I'd repost an article from Catholic Exchange that I shared in August, the month of the Immaculate Heart. Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us! ************************ August is the Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This … Continue reading In the End My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph–via Catholic Exchange

Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus–via Catholicism Pure & Simple

*LFM comment: A blessed Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus to all of you. The month of June gives us two great feasts of our Lord Jesus Christ, Corpus Christi and that of the Sacred Heart. Below is a post from Catholicism Pure & Simple, which include the images, detailing the latter great feast … Continue reading Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus–via Catholicism Pure & Simple

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus–via EWTN

From EWTN.com: Litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus In 1899 Pope Leo XIII approved this Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for public use. This litany is actually a synthesis of several other litanies dating back to the 17th century. Father Croiset composed a litany in 1691 from which 17 invocations were used … Continue reading Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus–via EWTN

It’s Time to Say It Loud and Clear: We Have a Problem With More than Just Race

The recent events surrounding the death of George Floyd have caused a lot of unfortunate unrest and further disregard for human life and civility. There are times when religion and the foundational aspects of our existence coincide with events in society and so they prompt a response from those within religious and evangelical circles. And … Continue reading It’s Time to Say It Loud and Clear: We Have a Problem With More than Just Race