The Rosary Project

I just found out that the prayer cross I made the other day and shipped to a wonderful mother who is due any day now and was hoping to have Our Lady of Perpetual Help in her hands during the delivery will likely not be receiving it in time.  I didn’t realize at the time, …

Tell us about your rosary journey

The Catholic Woodworker is raising money to build a brand-new website dedicated to helping men pray the rosary.  You can find out more about the campaign by clicking here (The Rosary Project).  You probably already know the power of the rosary otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this, but if you think back to your experience with the …

Queen of Heaven and Earth

“No woman makes herself Queen.  She does not decide one day to choose this for herself.  A queen is not self-proclaimed.  She is not elected.  A woman becomes queen by her relationship to another either by marriage or by ancestry.  Queenship is something bestowed upon her by another.  This is an essential part of Mary’s …

Comforter of the Afflicted

“Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire which was prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry, and you gave me not to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me not to drink. I was a …

The Promised Land

For those of you who have completed your 90 day Exodus journey (or any spiritual journey for that matter) , I have 1 question for you: have you reached the Promised Land?  Think about it for a minute though before you answer.  If I’ve learned anything from Exodus it’s this.  Every one of us has …

Listen up, Men!

Men, listen up. This is a call to action for you. The wonderful women who are also following along, please pray for the men in your life that they may be open to this most important invitation as well. Mary is the mother of God,and as such she is our Mother, too. Several years ago …

Summer Resources

Greetings!  I hope your summer has been filled with adventure, spiritual growth, and quality family time.  It certainly has been for me.  I have some exciting news, but first I wanted to share a few awesome resources that I’d encourage you to check out for the summer ends. The Daily Examen Prayer First, I think …

Silence

St. Joseph was a quiet man. He spoke no words in scripture, yet he has had a profound and growing influence on the life of fathers since he accepted his role as foster father of Jesus Christ. Quiet, peace, silence were themes from last week’s conference. The antithesis of noise and busy-ness. I think there’s …