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Our Lady of Sorrows: How to Observe this Powerful Catholic Devotion for September

“[34] And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother: Behold this child is set for the fall, and for the resurrection of many in Israel, and for a sign which shall be contradicted; [35] And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed.” “”For the fall”: Christ came for …

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You Don’t Need To Go To College (This Could Save You Thousands of dollars)

How Dare you Underestimate the Importance of a Classical Education? Okay, boomer (it’s a joke!) Let’s get a definition out there: Classical Education: a form of education based in the traditions of Western culture, with a particular focus on education as understood and taught in Classical antiquity and the Middle Ages. Thanks, Wikipedia. If you …

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When to Pray The Angelus: How, When, & who Should Pray This Powerful (yet Simple) Prayer

Praying the Angelus is an excellent devotion for those of us (like me) who need to focus on taking life one day at a time. “Give us this day our daily bread!” It helps me ask myself: ‘what is it, Lord, that you’re asking me to do today?’ The Angelus is one of my favorite …

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The BEST Examination of Conscience Every Catholic Should Be Using

I’ve suffered from scrupulosity for as long as I’ve known about the Sacrament of Penance and mortal sin. I’m not going to lie to you. There have been a couple times I’ve remembered an unconfessed sin riiiight before Father granted me absolution and snuck that sin in really fast.  But there have also been times …

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Catholics Should Absolutely be Bowing At The Name Of Jesus!

One big difference protestants notice at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is all the bowing and kneeling. For some reason or another, prostrating oneself to the Lord has stopped by many Christians. Or it’s been replaced by swaying and raising hands to God in more charasmatic circles. (No comment from me about Catholics who’d …

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What Is Genuflecting And Why Do More Catholics Need to Genuflect?

The mystery of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is a beautiful thing that transcends our human understanding. Acknowledging you are in a sanctuary where the heavens and the earth spiritually join on the daily is some powerful stuff.  God is not indifferent, He chooses to be physically present with us and all we have …

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7 Free Catholic Wallpapers To Help You Learn the Latin Our father and Hail Mary

Happy Sunday! In honor of my husband joining the choir at a Latin Mass parish for the first time, I decided to create and share the joys of learning prayers in another language with you. Growing up Presbyterian, Anglican, and fruity Novus Ordo Catholic (which isn’t all NO, but most of the ones I’ve had …

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Are Catholics With Celiac Refused Communion? (To Be Glutened or Not To Be)

Growing up I was a sickly child. I constantly got mysterious stomach aches after consuming just about anything. My mom took me to various doctors and even got my insides ultrasounded as a little kid, but no clear cause of the stomach pains ever surfaced.  Finally, when I was 19, a doctor recommended I try …

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Everything you Need to Know About RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults )

The Catholic Church can seem like an exclusive club. I mean. Only confirmed Catholics can receive the Eucharist (except in extenuating circumstances). Even when I was Anglican and I believed in almost all of the Catholic dogma and traditions, I could not participate fully at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass by receiving the True …

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Creating a Rule of Life

Crafting Your Catholic Rule of Life and Routine (Including: minimum Time Catholics should pray Daily!)

Howdy folks! 👋🏼 Yesterday, I stumbled across one of my favorite priests on YouTube, Fr. Ripperger, discussing a topic that has greatly troubled and eluded me lately: creating and sticking to a routine.  Don’t get me wrong, I am a list-making person. I LOVE planning how I will use every hour of the day. I …

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