The Rosary and Theology of the Body

Many who are familiar with Theology of the Body (TOB) know that St. John Paul II identified the problem with the modern world as a fundamental lack of understanding of the meaning and purpose of the human person. Said differently, if we don’t know who we are and why we’re here, we’re going to have a difficult… Continue reading The Rosary and Theology of the Body

How to Build a Culture of Life

Newborn baby hand holding parent mother finger

Our Christian Identity ​To understand more fully how to defend and protect human life, we must first consider who we are, at the deepest level. God creates us in his image and likeness, which means we are made to be in loving relationship with him. The essence of our identity and worth, the source of… Continue reading How to Build a Culture of Life

Nine Days for Life Novena

January 19-21, 2022 9 Days for Life is an initiative of the USCCB for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and followed by 1 Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, & 1 Glory Be. Day 1 At every stage and in every circumstance, we are held in existence by… Continue reading Nine Days for Life Novena

15 promises of Mary to those who pray the Rosary

The Blessed Virgin Mary made these promises to Saint Dominic and to all who follow that “Whatever you ask in the Rosary will be granted.” 1. Whoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive signal graces. 2. I promise my special protection and the greatest graces to all those who… Continue reading 15 promises of Mary to those who pray the Rosary

Prayer in Defense of Marriage

God our Father, we give you thanksfor the gift of marriage: the bond of life and love,and the font of the family. The love of husband and wife enriches your Church with children,fills the world with a multitude of spiritual fruitfulness and service,and is the sign of the love of your Son, Jesus Christ, for… Continue reading Prayer in Defense of Marriage

The Immaculate Conception Novena

This novena traditionally starts on November 29 but it can be prayed any time. We can ask the Blessed Virgin Mary, who came into this world free from sin, to pray for us that we may be purified from sin. Introductory prayer for all nine days of the novena: O God, who by the Immaculate… Continue reading The Immaculate Conception Novena

Teaching Children the Rosary

The rosary is a powerful prayer that every Christian child should be taught and encouraged to pray. Recommended by countless popes and saints throughout the ages, the rosary will be a lifelong companion for our little ones. But how do we succeed in bringing this grace-filled practice into our homes? This has become a mission… Continue reading Teaching Children the Rosary

Novena to St. John Paul II

October 14 – 22 O Blessed Trinity, we thank you for having graced the Church with Saint Pope John Paul II and for allowing the tenderness of your Fatherly care, the glory of the Cross of Christ and the splendor of the Spirit of Love to shine through him. Trusting fully in your infinite mercy… Continue reading Novena to St. John Paul II