Praying the Glorious Mysteries

Blessed Feast of the Holy Rosary, everyone! Today is the perfect day to post the Glorious Mysteries, and so round out the set of Rosary meditations I have written (Joyful Mysteries are here and Sorrowful mysteries are here) with this post. As I have mentioned before, I use a German method of praying the Holy Rosary and meditating on the…

October Saints and Feasts

Today is a very special day for Catholics: the feast of a young and glorious Doctor of the Church! If I had not chosen St. Agnes for my patron saint, I think I would have picked today’s saint because she is 10,000% awesome. And with today’s feast of the Little Flower, St. Therese of Lisieux, the month of…

Sacred Art for Lenten Meditation

Being created in the image of God, with both soul and body, we human beings NEED art. Certainly I need art, and this Lent I have discovered two amazing artists whose works are like spiritual vitamins to my soul! They were both Frenchmen, and Catholic. From very different periods, using different media, and totally different styles…

Into the Wilderness

I warned on Ash Wednesday that it wouldn’t be long before I had more thoughts about Lent–and now it’s only Friday! (All thoughts will keep for later use, though.) If you need some more encouragement to value this solemn time of the year, here are three things to keep in mind as you enter deeper into this…

Praying the Joyful Mysteries

Hooray, hooray, it’s Saturday! Today being Saturday, those of us who pray the Rosary today will be praying the Joyful Mysteries (and we will pray them again on Monday and Thursday). As I have mentioned before, I use a German method of praying the Holy Rosary and meditating on the Mysteries. During each of the ten Hail Mary’s…