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
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
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
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.