Praying The Rosary For The Dead

The Rosary is a great source of comfort and spirituality for many of us. It consoles us with its repetition and petitioning to our blessed mother. There’s no time better to pray the Rosary than after someone’s passing. As Catholics, …

A Brief History of the Hail Mary

The Hail Mary is a traditional Catholic prayer and the cornerstone prayer of the Rosary. It’s a scripture-based prayer that asks for Mary’s intercession. Traditionally the Hail Mary is known as the Ave Maria or Ave for short. It’s a …

Rosary Monday & Saturday – The Joyful Mysteries

When praying the Rosary on Monday or Saturday the Catholic Church recommends praying the Joyful Mysteries. The Joyful Mysteries are one of the original group of mysteries of the Rosary. The Joyful Mysteries are about the birth and childhood of …

Rosary Tuesday & Friday – The Sorrowful Mysteries

When praying the Rosary on Tuesday or Friday the Catholic Church recommends praying the Sorrowful Mysteries. The Sorrowful Mysteries are one of the original mysteries of┬áthe Rosary. The Sorrowful Mysteries are about the death and crucifixion of Jesus. The Joyful …

Rosary Thursday – The Luminous Mysteries

When praying the Rosary on Thursday the Catholic Church recommends praying the Luminous Mysteries. The Luminous Mysteries are the most recent addition to the Rosary. Pope John Paul II in his apostolic letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae created the fourth set …

The Rosary & The History of The Rosary

The Rosary is one of the most famous and revered prayers of the Catholic church. It’s a reflection and meditation on the life of Christ and praying for the intercession of the Virgin Mary. Since taking my Catholic faith seriously, …

The Symbolism of Fasting

Lent is a time of fasting. As a Roman Catholic, the tradition is to “give up” something for Lent. Usually, people give up chocolate or coffee. Something they would normally enjoy habitually. This way then they feel the urge to …

Catholic Church Heresy – Santa Muerte

When I was researching Gnosticism I came across a list of heresies. One of the heresies that caught my eye is a modern heresy called Santa Muerte. It’s a heresy I have only heard a little about. All I knew was that …

How To Pray The Rosary Every Day

Nothing has improved my spiritual life like praying the Rosary every day. I started doing it on a whim because I thought I should be praying more. At first, it was a challenge and something that I vied as a …