A moving experience – The Procession of Cardinal Electors to the Sistine Chapel

A moving experience – The Procession of Cardinal Electors to the Sistine Chapel

Cardinal Electors swear secrecy before Michelangelo’s Last Judgement Thankfully EWTN provided an uninterrupted opportunity to watch as each Cardinal took the oath before the massive doors closed. I waited and waited to see my adopted Cardinal, Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi Prefect of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, take his oath. Of course heContinue Reading

Pray to Saint Jude for help when you’re in a pinch

Pray to Saint Jude for help when you’re in a pinch

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Saints

Now Saint Jude is not a saint I’ve called on for intercession in the past but the other day I embarked on a hopeless case and thought it might be time to pray to Saint Jude. I could use a little help: I had to renew my driver’s license — in person. It’s not likeContinue Reading

Welcome to Being Catholic day by day

Welcome to Being Catholic day by day

Yes, I know: One more Catholic convert blog I know, there are hundreds of converts setting up blogs and chatting about their conversion. Why bother? For me, as for many, it’s a desire to chronicle my journey. Although I’m finishing my third year as a Catholic this Easter, I still feel very new to theContinue Reading