The designs of His Heart are from age to age, to rescue their souls from death, and to keep them alive in famine--Psalm 33 (32):11, 19 (Entrance antiphon for the Mass of the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus) Today, the Church celebrates a great solemnity, one that assures and reminds us of the … Continue reading Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
https://wp.me/pYA4j-d0I This is a wonderful reflection by Cardinal Sarah per Catholicism Pure & Simple explaining how to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral by first acknowledging the truth of Catholic teaching in modern day topics like gender ideology and priestly celibacy.
https://www.facebook.com/115179258530840/posts/2191281770920568/?sfnsn=xwmo Happy Feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, who happens to be my birthday saint! (Today is my 27th birthday)
https://wp.me/pYA4j-cZ3 Happy Trinity Sunday! This is a reflection by a Benedictine abbot published by Catholicism Pure & Simple. It is a beautiful read inviting us to contemplate this mystery that is so central to the Faith.
For those of you who are still with me following my post from the other day (yay you!), I'd like to point out a distinction that is very important. It is a distinction that governs my posts on this blog, and it should govern the viewpoints and interactions between Catholics and people of different faiths or … Continue reading Being Kind, Not Nice
In a tweet on June 1, Bishop Thomas Tobin of Rhode Island reminded Catholics that they cannot and should not support so-called LGBTQ "Pride" events in June, which is supposedly "Pride month." Before long, the tweet received many negative comments, and Bishop Tobin was slammed by both non-Catholics and even Catholics. It is a sad … Continue reading Why Bishop Tobin Was Actually Right
https://wp.me/p8cBMM-1r8 Happy Solemnity of Pentecost! This is a wonderful article by Catholic Restoration that goes into detail about the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit and how we use them to fight Satan and his tactics, as well as how to use them to pass the Faith on to others. It is a bit lengthy, … Continue reading Reflection for Pentecost Sunday
Today, on this last day of the novena, we pray for the gift of the fruits of the Holy Ghost, that they may fill us and aid us in our day to day struggles to serve God. We also pray an act of consecration to the Holy Ghost (which we probably should have prayed every … Continue reading Novena to the Holy Ghost in Preparation for Pentecost: Day 9
Today, we pray for the gift of the Spirit of Wisdom, which helps us to understand the greatness with which eternal rewards far surpass earthly things, and aids us in desiring these eternal goods rather than the passing earthly ones. Eighth Day:Come, O Spirit of Wisdom, and reveal to my soul the mysteries of heavenly … Continue reading Novena to the Holy Ghost in Preparation for Pentecost: Day 8
Today, we pray for the gift of the Spirit of Counsel, which helps us to incline our hearts toward the good and shun evil. It also aids in our discernment of God's will for our lives. Seventh Day: Come, O Spirit of Counsel, help and guide me in all my ways, that I may always do … Continue reading Novena to the Holy Ghost in Preparation for Pentecost: Day 7