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

Lenten Reflection 2019: Cultivating Joy- Week 6

Lenten Wisdom: "Let us not allow this season of grace to pass in vain! Let us ask God to help us set out on a path of true conversion. Let us leave behind our selfishness and self-absorption, and turn to Jesus’ Pasch. Let us stand beside our brothers and sisters in need, sharing our spiritual … Continue reading Lenten Reflection 2019: Cultivating Joy- Week 6

Cultivating Joy: 2019 Lenten Reflections

Rockaway Beach, OR My Catholic Counselor in a recent session, asked me, "Where do you find joy?" Everywhere. . . According to Pope Francis, "Joy is the air Christian's breathe." Explaining even further in his May 2018 homily, Pope Francis elaborated, " Joy does not mean living from laugh to laugh. No, it’s not that. … Continue reading Cultivating Joy: 2019 Lenten Reflections

Fighting for Life

In the recent wake of Planned Parenthood videos depicting illegal organ harvesting of aborted babies, I wanted to share a story. Honestly, I'm horrified by the footage but unsurprised or less-than-shocked. The behavior follows a logical and historical pattern of evil, twisted yet fallen human reasoning when a group of people play God and deem … Continue reading Fighting for Life