What classic American holiday’s origin is Fairmont, Virginia in 1908? Father’s Day! Father’s Day was first celebrated for 210 fathers lost in a mining disaster.
Archives for May 2012
In my opinion there are no greater people to have “conversations” with through their writing than Catholic saints. Catholic saints have written some of the most beautiful literature which inspires, educates, encourages, and informs us how to live a holy and happy life.
Weddings are one of the most beautiful celebrations in the lives of two people, their families, and their friends.
What has protected you since your conception, is not made of physical matter, and was given a mission to help you attain salvation? Your Guardian Angel.
The Magnificat is a magazine quickly sweeping the Catholic World. The Magnificat is a daily mass companion which is second to none in its pocket-sized, easy-to-read nature.
I’m certainly not an avid gardener like my mother, but I do like my outdoor spaces to be pleasant and inviting . . . a nice place outside to rest, and to read or pray from time to time. There is just something about a soft breeze or a starry night that allows the senses to move the soul heavenward. I thought I would encourage this effect even more by creating my own Marian garden, that is, surrounding a beautiful outdoor Mary statue with lots of beautiful garden plants.
Of all of the Sacraments, none has been, and more than likely will continue to be, more brutalized, disturbed, and augmented than the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony.
Emerald is one of the most famous gemstones in the world and is considered the May birthstone. Emerald has been worn and used for centuries as many have thought that it brings both intelligence and power.
In Western society we have a beautiful tradition of gift-giving. We have numerous days on which we give gifts to one another including birthdays, religious events, religious holidays, etc.
One of the most mysterious sacraments of the Church is Confirmation. Confirmation is unique in that it is both a Sacrament of initiation, meaning that it initiates or begins our Christian life, while at the same time it is a completion of baptismal grace (CCC 1285).