SPIRITUAL COMBAT: A CALL TO ARMS


From The Catholic Gentleman • by Sam Guzman “Fight or die.” – Dom Lorenzo Scupoli Perhaps one of the greatest temptations in the Catholic life is that of complacency. We go through the motions, attending Mass on Sunday and maybe going to a parish program or two, but the Faith never really penetrates deep into our … Continue reading SPIRITUAL COMBAT: A CALL TO ARMS

THE SCAPULAR MEDAL – OUR CATHOLIC DOG TAG


by FR RICHARD HEILMAN • http://www.romancatholicman.com One day, through the Rosary and the Scapular, Our Lady will save the world. -Saint Dominic CATHOLIC DOG TAG “Dog tags” is an informal term for the identification tags worn by military personnel, because of their resemblance to animal registration tags. The tags are primarily used for the identification of dead … Continue reading THE SCAPULAR MEDAL – OUR CATHOLIC DOG TAG

THE NECESSITY OF YOUTH MINISTRY


by Fr. Damian Ference • May 23, 2016 • worldonfire.org Recently, one of my priest colleagues here at the seminary emailed me about a new essay on youth ministry. The piece was entitled, “The Problem With Youth Ministry,” written by the young, brilliant, prolific, and envy-inducing, Marc Barnes over at Bad Catholic. Barnes is almost half my age, yet I … Continue reading THE NECESSITY OF YOUTH MINISTRY

Praying the Rosary


From The Catholic Gentleman • October 7, 2016 From the earliest days, the Church asked its faithful to recite the one hundred and fifty Psalms of David. This custom still prevails among priests, who recite some of these Psalms every day. But it was not easy for anyone to memorize the one hundred and fifty Psalms. … Continue reading Praying the Rosary