Tagged: Catholicism

Humble Yourself

Discontentment is rampant in modern society. Even the most devout amongst us fight against this expression of pride, battling the gnawing thought that we deserve better. It is, of course, a lie. In Right...

Good and Evil

We often think of how blessed we are to have the modern conveniences that we enjoy every day: electricity brings light at the flip of a switch, washing machines and dishwashers nearly eliminate what...

Unwanted Items, Necessary Info

Continuing on our Lenten journey, Finer Femininity has a wonderful excerpt from Maria Von Trapp’s “Around the Year With the Trapp Family” in a post entitled Laetare Sunday to Palm Sunday – Maria Von...

Proper Training Leads to Admiration

The responsibility of Catholic parents cannot be overstated. All too often, we allow things to become unnecessarily obscured by the minutiae of daily life; things which, when isolated, are actually quite simple and clear....

Hopelessness, Suffering, Prayer

The accelerating and unrelenting parade of gadgets and technology with which the world is obsessed are most assuredly the biggest distraction mankind has ever seen. As the excerpt presented in Science and Hopelessness on...

Dust and Ashes

Ash Wednesday is upon us, bringing with it the Lenten season. Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals shares an excellent dissertation, Ash Wednesday, by Rev. James Luke Meagher, expounding upon the traditional significance and...

Traditions of the Season

The Catholic Faith is amazingly rich and full, a virtual bottomless treasure chest of spiritual wealth. For converts and “cradle” Catholics alike, there is always something new to learn and explore, something to deepen...

Ero Cras

Imagine yourself transported from the Old World where Christmas was always richly celebrated with centuries-old Catholic traditions and for the full Yuletide to the glitzy United States of the 50s. Where did Advent Go?...

Deo Gratias!

Today is the national holiday of Thanksgiving in the U.S., a day filled with an epic turkey feast and rife with opportunities to voice your gratefulness for God’s goodness. But where does this tradition...