If we really understood the Mass, we would die of joy--St. John Vianney Last week, Fr. Chris Alar of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception gave the homilies for a couple of televised Masses on EWTN. One of them was on keeping the Sabbath day holy and why going to Mass should be a top … Continue reading Why is Going to Mass So Important?
Month: July 2019
Our Lady of Mount Carmel: A Model For Prayer and Service
My apologies for such a lapse between posts, but I'm back! This past Sunday, the Regina Pacis Secular Discalced Carmelite community, which I am preparing to make my First Promise in next year, welcomed seven new novices (who now have two years of formation to go before making their First Promise) and received the Definitive Promise … Continue reading Our Lady of Mount Carmel: A Model For Prayer and Service
Month of the Most Precious Blood
Last Monday, July 1, was the Feast of the Most Precious Blood in the traditional rite. The entire month of July is therefore set aside by the Church as the month dedicated to this price of our salvation. God loved us so much that He sent His only Son to quite literally give every drop … Continue reading Month of the Most Precious Blood
“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 Megan Rapinoe of the US Women's National soccer team as the World Cup is currently going on. I wrote this specifically about the national … Continue reading “Render Unto America What Belongs to America”: What Jesus and Tradition Would Say About the National Anthem Debate