We’re locked out! What do we do now? UPDATED Saturday, March 21, 2020

Salvete, Friends: I am sad and concerned to make this report. As you know several dioceses (New York, Newark, Baltimore, DC, Seattle, etc.) have closed the churches. Things seem to be happening too fast to keep this site updated for so many locations, so please, when in doubt, call your parish directly or visit their…

The Month of the Most Precious Blood

"Precious Blood of our Savior, the life-giving spring made ever open by the redeeming Cross! You wash away the stains of the whole world and in the Church, Paradise regained, you bring forth flowers of sanctity. On July 1, we celebrate the Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord, Jesus Christ. This feast…

Ite ad Joseph

Wishing all a blessed St. Joseph Day. Here's a beautiful picture of him (thank you Elisa!), a prayer, a litany, and a Gregorian chant in his honor for this day.  Praying all our readers are well and continuing, if not increasing their Lenten prayers and penances. O Saint Joseph, whose protection is so great, so…

What Are You Giving Up for Lent?

"What are you giving up for Lent?" Every faithful Catholic has probably heard this question, and has been able to provide a good answer. The mortifications we choose - during Lent or Advent, or any time we hope to make our prayers more pleasing to God - are called active mortifications. Numerous scriptural passages assure…