Advent: A Blessed, Hopeful Time of Spiritual Preparation

A happy and blessed Advent season to all of you. Why exactly do we have Advent? For the same reason that we have Lent before Easter. It's a time to step back and reflect on what we are getting ready to celebrate and consider how we are to prepare ourselves for that celebration. In this … Continue reading Advent: A Blessed, Hopeful Time of Spiritual Preparation

Venerable Fulton Sheen to be beatified in December–Catholicism Pure & Simple

Deo gratias! The beatification, according to this article by Catholicism Pure & Simple, will be on December 21. On another note, thank you all very much for your patience. I was sick last week which is why there were no posts from me, but I am now working on the Luminous Mysteries and will post … Continue reading Venerable Fulton Sheen to be beatified in December–Catholicism Pure & Simple

November Devotion: Praying for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

Every month, Holy Mother Church gives us opportunities to direct our devotions and prayers to a specific subject. The entire month of November is dedicated to praying for the holy souls that are destined for Heaven, but are undergoing purification in Purgatory. It's not just a one-day thing we do on November 2 and in … Continue reading November Devotion: Praying for the Holy Souls in Purgatory