Churches Around the Globe Urged to Say Mass on Archbishop Sheen’s Birthday

(via Crux) An effort is underway for churches around the world to remember Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen on his birthday. Sheen who won the 1951 Emmy for outstanding television personality for his show “Life Is Worth Living,” was born May 8, 1885, and grew up in Peoria, Illinois. Sheen died December 9, 1979, and his… Continue reading Churches Around the Globe Urged to Say Mass on Archbishop Sheen’s Birthday

Trusting in the Divine Mercy

Tomorrow the Church celebrates the Feast of Mercy. Up to now many have been reciting the Novena to Divine Mercy. If you haven’t been following the Novena thus far it’d be a worthwhile effort to do so now, even if you’ve got some catching up to do. In this devotion and celebration we fix our… Continue reading Trusting in the Divine Mercy

Alleluia! He is Risen! Happy Easter!

Matthew 28:1-10 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, approached, rolled back the stone, and sat upon it. His appearance was like lightning… Continue reading Alleluia! He is Risen! Happy Easter!

Novena to Divine Mercy

The Chaplet of Mercy as a Novena In addition to the Novena to the Divine Mercy, which Our Lord gave to St. Faustina for her own personal use, He revealed to her a powerful prayer that He wanted everyone to say—the Chaplet of Mercy. St. Faustina prayed the Chaplet almost constantly, especially for the dying,… Continue reading Novena to Divine Mercy

Cardinal Sarah: Abortion is the ‘Greatest Tragedy of Our Time’

(via LifeNews) The comments from Cardinal Robert Sarah came during an event commemorating the 23rd anniversary of the death of Dr. Jerome Lejeune. He was the physician responsible for discovering the genetic chromosome that leads to Down syndrome. Dr. Lejeune was a pro-life advocate who believed that life begin at conception and his opposition to… Continue reading Cardinal Sarah: Abortion is the ‘Greatest Tragedy of Our Time’