Two of the oldest traditions in the Catholic Church are baptism and first communion. While these concepts are similar to other religions, baptism in the Catholic Church is the entryway into a new life in Holy connection with God. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, baptism is renewal by the Holy Spirit and enlightenment. With such a profound connection to the Lord to … Continue reading The Importance of Baptism and First Communion
The Church on Salvation There are many out there that have an idea or theory on what salvation means to them.Some believe “salvation” is material success or “spiritual wellness” exercises. Others believe that there are many gods that offer an afterlife of carnal rewards. However, if we are to follow Our Lord Jesus Christ, we understand that there is a specific path to salvation.It must also be understood … Continue reading What Is Salvation?
Novena Begins: April 18 Feast Day: April 27 Patron Saint of Catalonia Day 1 – Our Lady of Montserrat Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. O God, Giver of all good things, who didst choose Montserrat as a glorious Shrine for the Mother of thy only begotten Son, and through her intercession there hast … Continue reading Our Lady of Montserrat Novena
Novena Begins: April 18 Feast Day: April 27 Patron Saint of Domestic Servants and Bakers. Day 1 – St. Zita Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Glorious St Zita, Example of Christian virtues, intercede for me in this my necessity… (Mention your request here…) Obtain for me also diligence in all my … Continue reading St. Zita Novena
23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them. 25 You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your … Continue reading Verse of the Day: The Believers Pray