Prayer

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

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

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