During this month, I'll be going through the mysteries of the rosary and offering a reflection for each of them, along with the virtue associated with each mystery and a saint we can pray to for each mystery to ask for their intercession along with Mary's. I'll start with just a brief overview of each group of … Continue reading The Mysteries of the Rosary
*First of all, today is the feast day of the great founder of the Franciscan Order, St. Francis. As such, it is the name day and feast day of our Holy Father, Pope Francis. We should pray for him every day, but let us especially keep him in prayer today, his special day. October is the month … Continue reading October Devotion: The Most Holy Rosary
On Tuesday, I posted a quote on our Facebook page from St. Therese's autobiography for her feast day in the new calendar but I didn't get a chance to actually do a post. So, I'm doing it today, which is her feast day in the old calendar. St. Therese is known for her Little Way, … Continue reading St. Therese of Lisieux–Patron Saint of Lumen Fidei!
Today, October 2, we celebrate the memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels. How often do you think of your guardian angel? Or even just say the Angel of God prayer? I'll admit, I often overlook my own guardian angel and even neglect to say that simple prayer. But in his homily this past Sunday, our … Continue reading The Holy Guardian Angels
I read a post a couple of weeks ago by a Catholic blog that I follow (which shall remain nameless) that shared a video by a traditional organization calling for the complete denouncement by faithful Catholics of Vatican Council II. In fact, the video's creator even went as far as to use the bold hashtag To Hell with Vatican II. To back … Continue reading Why Denouncing Vatican II Entirely is a Problem
From Gloria.tv (breaking news) Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider have issued an[other] eight-page declaration against six “serious theological errors and heresies” in the Amazon Synod’s working document. They call on the faithful to engage in a crusade of prayer and fasting for forty days to prevent such errors of being approved. The suggestion … Continue reading Burke And Schneider Launch Crusade: The Six Amazon Errors — Catholicism Pure & Simple
Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi; quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum. We adore Thee, O Christ, and we bless Thee; because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world. Happy Easter! I didn't get a chance to post yesterday, but it's still kind of fitting to post on Sunday when we celebrate … Continue reading The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: Happy Easter! (sort of)