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Monthly Devotion: The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion From 1673-1675, Jesus appeared to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque at her Visitation convent in Paray-le-Monial, France. Christ’s heart (his flesh) represents and recalls His immense human and divine love for us. Jesus communicated prayers and guidelines for the devotion and requested reparation for sins. For example, many Catholics witness … Continue reading Monthly Devotion: The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Holy Person of the Month: Blessed Chiara Luce Badano, Patron of Chronically Catholic Blog

After 11 years of hoping and praying for a child, Ruggero and Maria Theresa Badano welcomed their daughter, Chiara Lucu, on October 29th, 1971. Born in the small Italian village of Sassello, she was considered a beautiful and simple child; Chiara exhibited an acute awareness and compassion for the poor and suffering, especially drug addicts … Continue reading Holy Person of the Month: Blessed Chiara Luce Badano, Patron of Chronically Catholic Blog

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae: An Encyclical of Hope

July 25, 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of the prophetic and controversial Encyclical of Pope Paul VI Humanae Vitae or “On Human Life.”  Most people refer to his beautiful encyclical as the “contraception” encyclical. During a period of social, cultural, and religious turmoil surrounding the purpose and place of family, relationships, and procreation, Pope Paul … Continue reading Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae: An Encyclical of Hope

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