Devotions

Devotions like Rosary prayer, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Way of the Cross, Litanies,  famous Images and Icons, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Miraculous medal – bringing you closer to God and spending time with Him.

Description of Our Lady, as she appears in Medjugorje

Over the years people questioned the visionaries of Medjugorje about Our Lady’s appearance, but the most successful inquirer by far was the author, Fr. Janko Bubalo, a Franciscan of the Hercegovinian province. He had followed the events associated with the apparitions from the beginning. For a number of years he heard confessions in Medjugorje and acquired an intimate knowledge of Medjugorje spirituality. One result of his interest is his book A Thousand Encounters with the… Continue Reading

3 o clock prayer – Hour of Mercy – What should we pray?

Eucharistic adoration – What is Perpetual Adoration of the blessed sacrament?

Eucharistic adoration Perpetual Eucharistic adoration is when the Holy Eucharist is exposed in a monstrance or ciborium on an altar, every hour of the day, and every day of the week. It is required that at least one adorer is to be scheduled at all times. Wherever the Eucharist is, Christ is present – Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity, and therefore must never be left alone without an adorer when exposed. Adoration flows from and leads… Continue Reading

May devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary

May devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary

There is no firm structure as to the content of May devotions. It usually includes the singing of Marian anthems, readings from scriptures, and a sermon. Although prayers likely include the recitation of the Hail Mary, the rosary itself is not usually a part of this particular devotion. Catholics offer Mary special honor in May: pilgrimages, visits to churches dedicated to her, little sacrifices in her honor, periods of study and well-finished work offered up… Continue Reading

Marian Pilgrimage route from France to Spain

The Marian Pilgrimage route from France to Spain is an itinerary of cultural and religious interest that links up the sanctuaries of: Our Lady of the El Pilar – Zaragoza, Spain Torreciudad sanctuary -Huesca, Spain Montserrat sanctuary – Barcelona, Spain Meritxell – Andorra Lourdes – France Guided by the faith, spirituality and Marian Devotion, the itinerary possesses a great wealth in touristic spaces, nature, architecture, gastronomy or charming villages with a special enchantment. The route… Continue Reading

What is the Sacred Heart of Jesus meaning and history?

Heart of Jesus – Fountain of life and love The history of the devotion to the Heart of Jesus is very rich and extraordinary. Nobody finds it strange that it may be said that the first devotee of the Heart of Jesus was St. John. It is he who tells us that “one of the soldiers thrust a lance into His side and immediately blood and water flowed out” (Jn 19, 34): water, symbol of… Continue Reading

How to do Lectio Divina and What are the steps of Lectio Divina with examples

Lectio Divina What is Lectio Divina? The ancient practice of Lectio Divina literally means “divine reading” and is a method of prayer, study, and meditation fundamental to Benedictine life since the 6th century. Traditionally practiced individually and privately, the Lectio Divina approaches the study and prayer of scripture as something to be calmly and carefully absorbed and understood. The ultimate goal to this spiritual technique is to spend some time, physically and mentally, with God… Continue Reading

Scala Santa – Steps in Rome that Jesus walked on. With Sancta Sanctorum chapel. See time and hours

Scala Santa There is no pilgrim who has come to Rome without desiring to visit the Pontifical Sanctuary of the Holy Stairs. It is one of the most important and renowned sanctuaries in the Roman Catholic Church. Situated near the Basilica of Saint John Lateran, the Sanctuary houses the Sancta Sanctorum, recognized as the first private Papal chapel. The sanctuary gets its name from the 28 marble steps of the Holy Stairs. According to an… Continue Reading