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The Rosary mystically transports us to Mary’s side as she is busy watching over the human growth of Christ in the home of Nazareth. This enables her to train us and to mold us with the same care, until Christ is “fully formed” in us. John Paul Pope II

14 Stations of the Cross explanation with pictures

14 Stations of the Cross explanation with pictures

Stations of the cross (latin: Via Crucis) is a visual representation of Jesus’ suffering from the time when Pontius Pilate condemned him to death until the moment when he was put in the grave. The stations of the cross is above all a prayer we pray when we remember Jesus’ suffering. The Evangelical Church and some other Protestant Churches also pray the cross of the Cross. The stations of the cross evolved from the devotions… Continue Reading

St Rita Novena 9 days – Patroness of Impossible Cases

The Novena in honour of St. Rita is recited in its entirety every day, alone or together with others. See also the Basilica of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italy with her Body and Tomb.  St Rita Novena 9 days – Patroness of impossible cases In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. 1. We honour you, O Saint of Cascia, for your fidelity to your baptismal vows. Intercede for… Continue Reading

Mary, Our Lady undoer of knots Novena and Prayer – Bring your knots to Blessed Virgin Mary

Historical outline Johann Melchior Schmidtner painted in the year 1700 in Germany the image on which Mary unties knots on a string. Probably the “wedding band” of the couple who managed to avoid separation. The lower part of the image shows how the Archangel Rafael leads Toby to his future wife Sara. The image is in the St. Peter am Perlach church in Augsburg near Munich, and we can still see it today. The meaning… Continue Reading

San Damiano Cross is speaking to us also! Detailed explanation of the images and their meaning

We do not know the author of this beautiful and magnificent icon. He stayed hidden! But he left us a remarkable object which speaks of the spirit, of the Risen Jesus Christ in the light of the resurrection. In this article you will see how the cross of San Damiano left a strong appeal on st. Francis of Assisi. And we will go deep into the details of the images and their meaning of this beautiful… Continue Reading

15 Prayers of St Bridget of Sweden

As St. Bridget for a long time wanted to know the number of blows Our Lord received during His Passion, He one day appeared to her and said: “I received 5480 blows on My Body. If you wish to honor them in some way, say 15 Our Fathers and 15 Hail Mary’s with the following Prayers (which He taught her) for a whole year. When the year is up, you will have honored each one… Continue Reading

Kyrie eleison Christe eleison – One of the most important prayers in the Catholic Mass

Kyrie eleison is one of the most important prayers in the Catholic Mass. Very similar to the familiar prayer in orthodox church and some other Christian churches. Kyrie eleison falls within a range of songs Ordinarium Missae, this is the kind of song which text does not change. The rest are Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei and Ite Missa est. The word Kyrie or Kyrios is Jehovah – God – the Lord. This name is often used… Continue Reading

Beautiful Fatima Prayers taught by the Angel and Our Lady

Fatima Prayers taught by the Angel My God, I believe, I adore, I hope and I love You! I ask pardon of You for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not hope and do not love You! – Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore You profoundly and I offer You the most precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in all the tabernacles of the… Continue Reading

Book recommendation – 52 Things Sons Need from Their Dads – Father Son relationship

52 Things Sons Need from Their Dads: What Fathers Can Do to Build a Lasting Relationship by Jay Payleitner When you look at him, you see yourself. But in raw form. When he looks at you – if he’s around kindergarten age – he sees a hero. To maintain that title, all you have to do is show up and follow your instincts. Goof with him. Toss him around. Play Rock/Scissors/Paper. Read picture books. Marvel with him about… Continue Reading

The Lord’s Prayer – Explanation and Our Father in 35 different languages

In practically every novena or special prayer of saints we have the Lord’s Prayer – Our Father. What is actually the Lord’s Prayer? Sometimes we pray the rosary  so mechanically, or we go to the Holy Mass where we just repeat the lines without realizing what we are saying and to whom. So, we have decided to pull out from the Catechism of the Catholic Church the main guidelines for The Lord’s Prayer “Our Father” so… Continue Reading

The oldest known Christ Pantocrator icon from Sinai

The Monastery of St. Catherine in Egypt’s Sinai is a wonderful place to visit, interesting in every respect, but it is not famous throughout the world simply for its facilities nestled up against the foot of Mount Sinai. The monastery has one of the largest collections of ancient illuminated manuscripts in the world, as well as one of the most important collections of icons. The most famous one The oldest known icon of Christ Pantocrator,… 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

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