5 Ways Church History Can Help You Evangelize

Have you ever heard of the local Catholic evangelization groups springing up in cities and towns all over the U.S. (and beyond!), each of them a part of the wonderful St. Paul Street Evangelization effort? Literally standing on street corners with signs offering their prayers, answers to questions, and help finding the true joy, teams all over the country have…

Guest Post: Ember Days

(Today’s post comes from the pen/keyboard of reader and commenter Rannygazoo.) — † — I bought a lovely Catholic planner this year instead of an ordinary secular one. Usefully, it has both the traditional calendar of the Roman Rite and the current calendar that has been in use since 1969. I have greatly enjoyed having saints’ memorials and holy days…

Guest Post: Remembering Lent

(Today’s post is by one of my grandmothers, who was born and raised Catholic in a tiny town in the Midwest during Depression era. As you will see, the observance of the season of Lent in her Domestic Church was rigorous. How good that must have been for all of their souls!)   Lent was a very special…