Category Archives: Catholic devotions

The Holy Souls in Purgatory need our prayers

The Holy Souls in Purgatory need our prayers

Visit cemeteries on All Souls Day and all through November The Holy Souls in Purgatory gain our full attention during the month of November with a time of reflection and prayer. On November 1st our attention is turned toward the saints who are already in the sight of God. On November 2nd, we focus onContinue Reading

Lent – Responding to the call of Lent with Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Lent – Responding to the call of Lent with Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Saints

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series SaintsWhy I love Ash Wednesday and Lent Yesterday I woke with a strong desire to attend the Ash Wednesday mass and receive the mark of the ashes on my forehead. The ashes are, at their most basic level, a reminder as well as a call.Continue Reading

Devotions to Mary in May and Mary gardens

Devotions to Mary in May and Mary gardens

May Day – Devotions to Mary, Mother of God Devotions to Mary increase in May. Today is May 1st. In Catholic tradition the first day of a month-long celebration honoring Mary, Mother of God. She is often referred to as Queen of May, and today many Catholics attend a ceremony called The Crowning of Mary.Continue Reading

Good Friday Veneration of the Cross devotion airs on EWTN

Good Friday Veneration of the Cross devotion airs on EWTN

Good Friday Celebration of the Lord’s Passion Today is Good Friday and EWTN is airing the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion from Rome with Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. It is nearing 3:00 pm, the hour in Rome, the hour of our Lord’s death, and the Veneration of the Cross is happening.Continue Reading