So I've been focusing lately on doing more meditative prayer. Each day when I get up I either do 10-15 minutes of meditative prayer or I have a set time in which I will do it. With this particular week I am dropping my kids of for Vacation Bible School every morning so I decided that I would do my meditation in the sanctuary in front of the tabernacle. I decided to use the … [Read more...]
Catholic Places & Pilgrimages
Have you ever wanted to take a Catholic pilgrimage but just don't have the time to take off and travel to Europe for a week? Have you ever had the time to take a pilgrimage but didn't have the money to fly to Rome? Why not consider taking a pilgrimage to a Shrine, Grotto, Abbey, Mission, Monastery, Basilica, or Cathedral near you? We have compiled a list of almost 300 … [Read more...]
Is Cardinal Dolan Playing The Part Of Judas?
I can’t sleep. Literally I can’t sleep because of Cardinal Dolan’s invite of President Obama to the Al Smith charity dinner. Obviously this invitation of the President and the other party’s nominee is a small “t” tradition. Even Cardinal Egan didn’t invite Senator Kerry eight years ago because of the scandal it would have caused. Yes I said scandal. The media must be licking … [Read more...]
Easy to Find Catholic Documents
I've spent the last couple of weeks adding the documents from all the church councils and all the encyclicals I could find. Admittedly I haven't read but one of them Although I have ready Humanae Vitae and hope to update the format of all the encyclicals on the site over the next year so their much easier to read then on the Vatican website with that hideous background and … [Read more...]
How to Become a Saint?
This question has two parts. Part one is the official canonization process the Church uses to declare a person a saint. Part two is how one is to live their life to become a saint. Part One - Canonization The official process for becoming a Saint is called “Canonization”, but before 1234 there was no formal process for being declared a saint. Martyrs and those deemed as … [Read more...]