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…

Pray for Priests

Even though I always knew as a child that we should pray for priests, it wasn’t until I started volunteering to work in my parish that I started to see why it is so important to pray for priests. It’s such hard work to be a faithful, holy priest! In their vocations they face countless temptations, struggles,…