Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows dates back to the middle ages, though reflections on Mary’s sorrows goes back to the early church fathers. These days include the Prophecy of Simeon, Flight into Egypt, Loss of Jesus for Three Days, Carrying of the Cross, Jesus is taken down from the Cross and Jesus is laid in the tomb.
September is a month full of amazing Saint Days and themes. Each month we can be inspired to better know Jesus Christ, through knowing the saints.
The four major Marian doctrines and the importance they have in our life as Christians in the modern age.
Feast Days and 16 Saint Quotes for the month of August. Each saint is special, each saint is a holy example of men and women we can seek to resemble around the world.
These Six quotes strengthen our faith and remind us that this devotion is timeless and supported in the eyes of the Church. We can place our trust in the Sacred Heart with our daily needs, struggles, and desires. We can turn to this all-merciful heart for...
True contemplative prayer does not come easily. This is not because God made mental prayer inherently difficult, but because of our fallen state. We are too prone to have our prayer life revolve around us. But there is a way to break out of this state. Father Mateo Crawley, a great apostle of Sacred Heart Enthronement, advises in his book Jesus, King of Love, that “we must pray as we love; as a child speaks to his mother, lovingly and simply.” This level of prayer takes time as God transforms our self-centered focus to the self-giving love of the Trinity.
The month of June is dedicated to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and on June 19 this year, we celebrate the Great Feast of the Sacred Heart. This powerful devotion is an opportunity for us to “reset” our hearts to be more like His Heart every day.
During the days and weeks leading up to the Feast of the Sacred Heart, we are invited to come to appreciate the Heart of Jesus and come to love His Most Sacred Heart. T