New Lay Apostolate – Holy Family Prayer

Today on the Feast of St. Monica in the Year of St. Joseph, I am starting a new individual lay apostolate called Holy Family Prayer. This lay apostolate’s mission is helping with prayer in the context of marriage and the family, and it will be under the patronage of the Holy Family, St. Teresa ofContinue reading “New Lay Apostolate – Holy Family Prayer”

Fundraiser

Hello all, I hope that you are well! I have started a fundraiser to support the work that I have been doing regarding prayer in the context of marriage and the family. Please see the link for more information about it. Helping with prayer in this context might be important for the future of theContinue reading “Fundraiser”

Prayer and the Latin Mass

On the first time that somebody attends a Low Mass, that person might be struck by the amount of silence that surrounds him. On the other hand during the first time that a person attends a High Mass, he might be surprised by the amount of Gregorian chant or sacred polyphony, feeling deeply moved byContinue reading “Prayer and the Latin Mass”

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and the Brown Scapular

While it is still July, it seems to be a good idea to reflect on the feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel that just passed and the importance of the Brown Scapular. The Brown Scapular is associated with the Carmelite Order and the discalced Carmelites. It is the habit of the Carmelites – somethingContinue reading “Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and the Brown Scapular”

The Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

It seems like it might be a good idea to draw people’s attention to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Particularly for broken families, it might be important to focus on the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. For instance it might help them to focus on the love ofContinue reading “The Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary”

Our Lady of Lourdes, Suffering, and Marian Devotion

Last week in both the New and Old Calendar, the feast day dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes was observed. Our Lady of Lourdes is an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary that occurred in the 19th century. In Lourdes, France, St. Bernadette saw the Blessed Virgin, and water emerged from the ground that isContinue reading “Our Lady of Lourdes, Suffering, and Marian Devotion”

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