Order of the Mass

How the readings are chosen: The readings are chosen ahead of time, and generally speaking, are the same at each Catholic Church.  They are prepared and recorded in a published Lectionary.  You can view the readings for the next few days at  USCCB and EWTN.  You can access the full order of the Mass at ICBC….

Protective Prayers

Psalm 5:11-12 Five different types of prayers for a hedge of protection around you Psalm 91 A prayer for God to be your refuge and fortress (listen) Psalm 37 A prayer of trust in God Prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel A prayer for protection in battle 3 Prayers that can drive out evil These…

The Sermon on the Mount

The Sermon on the Mount is a good starting place if you are exploring the teachings of Jesus Christ.  The Beatitudes remind me of the Ten Commandments – but for the New Testament.  One of the central messages is that if you are nice and kind to begin with – then you earn grace more…

Praying – how and why

Over the years I have gradually begun to think of prayer as a personal commune with God, Mary, Angels, or all of the aforementioned.  It can take a while to get to the point where you feel a sort of “energy flow”. I think there are a lot of different ways to pray, but it…