The rules of fasting from St. Thomas Aquinas, compiled by Dr. Taylor Marshall. Level up your Lenten penances this year!
Fr. Paul O’Sulivan’s book, Read Me or Rue It (part 2), read out from an old recording.
Fr. Paul O’Sulivan’s book, Read Me or Rue It (part 1), read out from an old recording.
Originally known as the Medal of the Immaculate Conception, but later became the Miraculous Medal due to the many miracles and graces granted through the intercession of Mary.
“If one knew what we may obtain from God by the intercession of the Holy Souls, they would not be so much abandoned.”
In your prayers do not babble as the gentiles do, for they think that by using many words they will make themselves heard (Matthew 6:7).
“… After eight days [after the Feast of Easter] let there be another feast observed with honor, the eighth day itself on which He [Jesus] gave me Thomas, who was hard of belief, full assurance, by showing me the print of the nails, and the wound made in His side by the spear.”
St. Thomas the Apostle, writing in The Apostolic Constitutions (Book 5, Chapter 19)
An ancient but mostly unknown custom of the Church is the offering of a daily Mass for 30 days for a soul in Purgatory. After the Masses are said, the soul would immediately be freed from Purgatory and enter Heaven.
Throughout the history of the Catholic Church, many devotions to Jesus have risen. One of the most popular and dear to people’s hearts is the devotion to the Infant of Prague. The Child Jesus was venerated from the earliest times in the Church and can be found in odd sources such as the apocryphal gospels … Read more