Day 15, Novena for Our Nation – Fear of the Lord

DAY 15 – VIRGIN MOST PRUDENT, PRAY THAT WE RECEIVE THE GIFT OF FEAR OF THE LORD! GOD’S WORD “Serve the Lord in fear, and exult in him with trembling.”

Recovering the #BigDealness of our Faith

This was our third Sunday offering the Mass ad orientem in another one of my parishes. My third parish will follow suit on Christmas Eve. I don’t really care what

Day 14, Novena for Our Nation – Piety

DAY 14 – MOTHER OF OUR SAVIOR, PRAY THAT WE RECEIVE THE GIFT OF PIETY! GOD’S WORD “The spirit you received is not the spirit of slaves bringing fear into

West Point Chaplain Prays Army to Victory with a “Combat Rosary!”

Much has been made of people kneeling during patriotic moments at football games this year. However, the kneeling going on in the final moments of Army’s historic victory over Navy

An Altar Server – God’s Holy Knight

An Altar Server – God’s Holy Knight To be Christ’s page at the altar, To serve Him freely there, Where even angels falter, Bowed low in reverent prayer. To touch

Proud to Be a Father by Gen. Douglas MacArthur

“By profession I am a soldier, and take pride in that fact. But I am more proud, infinitely more, to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build;

Day 13, Novena for Our Nation – Knowledge

DAY 13 – MOTHER OF OUR CREATOR, PRAY THAT WE RECEIVE THE GIFT OF KNOWLEDGE! GOD’S WORD “An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.”

Day 12, Novena for Our Nation – Fortitude

DAY 12 – MOTHER OF GOOD COUNSEL, PRAY THAT WE RECEIVE THE GIFT OF FORTITUDE! GOD’S WORD “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The

Day 11, Novena for Our Nation – Counsel

DAY 11 – MOTHER MOST ADMIRABLE, PRAY THAT WE RECEIVE THE GIFT OF COUNSEL GOD’S WORD “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”

Day 10, Novena for Our Nation – Understanding

DAY 10 – MOTHER MOST AMIABLE, PRAY THAT WE RECEIVE THE GIFT OF UNDERSTANDING! GOD’S WORD “The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.” (Psalm