How To: Pray the Chaplet of the 7 Sorrows of Mary

During my Mom & I's recent completion of "33 Days to Morning Glory" and Our Marian Consecration, we prayed the Rosary of the 7 Sorrows for the first time. We were touched by the beauty of this powerful Marian devotion which has existed since Middle Ages, promoted by the Servite Order, and made better known … Continue reading How To: Pray the Chaplet of the 7 Sorrows of Mary

How to: Pray the Immaculate Conception Chaplet of the 10 Evangelical Virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary

In the honor of the Month of May or the Month of Mary, I wanted to share a Marian prayer that my Mom and I discovered during our preparation for Marian Consecration through Fr. Micheal Gaitley's, MIC "33 Days to Morning Glory." This meditation on the evangelical virtues of Our Lady provides a deeper insight … Continue reading How to: Pray the Immaculate Conception Chaplet of the 10 Evangelical Virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary

How To: Pray the Divine Mercy Novena

St. Faustina Kowalska's wrote in her Diary that Jesus requested the Feast of Divine Mercy be preceded by a Divine Mercy Novena beginning on Good Friday.  He gave St. Faustina a specific intention to pray for on each day of the Novena. In her diary, St. Faustina wrote that Jesus told her: "On each day … Continue reading How To: Pray the Divine Mercy Novena

Litany of Trust- Sisters of Life

*** written by the Sister of Life, Sr. Faustina Maria Pia, SV*** From the belief that I have to earn Your love. Deliver me, Jesus. From the fear that I am unlovable. Deliver me, Jesus. From the false security that I have what it takes. Deliver me, Jesus. From the fear that trusting You will … Continue reading Litany of Trust- Sisters of Life

Christmas Is Coming!

Keep Alive the Spirit of Christmas & the Light of Christ All Throughout the Christmas Season & New Year! THE MAGNIFICAT My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant. From this day all generations will call me blessed: … Continue reading Christmas Is Coming!

St. Andrew Christmas Novena or Christmas Anticipation Novena

A medieval tradition, the St. Andrew Christmas Novena or Christmas Anticipation Novena beings on the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle and continues all four weeks of Advent ending on Christmas Day. This novena helps prepare us for the Birth of Our Lord. Tradition states that women used to pray this novena for a good … Continue reading St. Andrew Christmas Novena or Christmas Anticipation Novena

Prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

November begins with two important Church Feasts: The Solemnity of All Saints & All Souls. Within the month of November, we strive to remember the souls of the faithful departed and the holy souls in Purgatory. Our souls on Earth, the Saintly Souls in Heaven, and the Holy Souls in Purgatory are all connected within … Continue reading Prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

How To: Pray the Our Lady Undoer of Knots Rosary Novena

Made popular by Pope Francis who became familiar with this devotion to Our Lady during his studies in Germany, Our Lady the Undoer of Knots theologically dates back years before the image of Our Lady the Undoer of Knots was painted. Saint Irenaeus wrote that, “The knot of Eve’s disobedience was untied by the obedience … Continue reading How To: Pray the Our Lady Undoer of Knots Rosary Novena

To My Nephew,

Happy Feast of Corpus Christi! Our entire family is overflowing with joy and gratitude with the grace and excitement of celebrating your First Holy Communion and Confirmation. This weekend that commemorates and celebrates the Most Holy Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ begins your full journey within the sacramental life of the Catholic … Continue reading To My Nephew,

The #Endowarrior Litany of Humility

*** This litany emerged from a night of grappling with God's plan for my life as a Daughter of the King and as a woman. Where is the source of my worth & dignity? Why must I bear this cross? Why am I lovable? What is authentic femininity? I decided to stop grasping. I truly … Continue reading The #Endowarrior Litany of Humility