Last Wednesday, 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 July: Month of the Most Precious Blood
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
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
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
*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
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
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
For those of you who receive the emails, I am publishing this correction: The article on the Month of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus is from Catholic Restoration, not Catholicism Pure & Simple. My apologies for this error.
LFM comment: June is the month that Holy Mother Church has dedicated to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is an especially good way to counteract modern society's designation of June as "Pride month" for LGBTQ+ individuals, as we entrust all to the love and mercy of the Sacred Heart. The following (including the … Continue reading The Month of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus–via Catholic Restoration
Although the month of May has come to a close, since today is the memorial of Mary as Mother of the Church, I thought I'd repost one of my posts from August about Mary and why we need Her. Since the month of August is the month dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and … Continue reading Why Do We Need Mary?