By Patti Maguire Armstrong, EWTN News - Prayer move us closer to God, answers our petitions, and can even result in miracles. “And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.” Matthew 21:22. But how should we pray?.. “The Rosary is the weapon,” Padre Pio said. And the Blessed Mother asked us to pray it daily during her appearances at Fatima and Lourdes... I had another priest tell me that contemplative prayer as practiced by St. Teresa of Ávila and St. John of the Cross (holy friends in Spain during the 16th century) is the highest form of prayer.
By Christine Ponsard, Aleteia - Help your little ones approach Easter with encouragement and anticipation... In a week, Lent begins! To help your children start this ascent to Easter on the right foot, it’s time to start planning... All children are affected by Lent, but not all in the same way. We sometimes hear: “Oh, young children don’t have to do Lent!” But that’s not the point.
By Msgr. Charles Pope - At daily Mass we have just finished reading the story of creation from the first chapter of Genesis. Now it is on to the second story of creation in Chapter two. What these stories most emphasize for our belief is that God made everything out nothing in a sovereign and orderly way. He made the heavens and the earth and every creature according to its kind. But why did he do this?
By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews - Joe Biden will likely overturn a pro-life rule President Donald Trump put in place that protects pro-life medical professionals from being forced to promote or perform abortions that kill unborn children... As LifeNews reported last May, President Donald Trump issued new rules that further protect doctors, nurses and medical professionals who don’t want to be forced to do abortions or refer for them.