Do you ever get confused about what makes a rosary a rosary, and what makes a chaplet a chaplet? They are both strings of beads that are used by Catholics to pray variations of the Our Father and Hail Mary, but they are a bit different. Here is a short video where I explain the difference between a rosary and a chaplet.
It’s Labor Day! Why am I excited for Labor Day? The same reason I am every year, and I’m sure many are excited for the same reason, FOOTBALL! That’s right!
A consistent prayer life is one of the most important habits a Christian can develop. However, most of us know that maintaining a prayer life is not easy and takes much effort and commitment.
This is the last installment of the “Basic Mariology” series. As I’m sure you can tell, I’m working backwards, from one of the latest declarations of the Church on Mary (Assumption of Mary 1950s) to one of the earliest declarations on Mary (Council of Constantinople II 553-554 AD).
Mary, the Mother of God, is by far one of the most controversial figures in the New Testament, in my opinion. Many Christians bicker over whether she was a virgin throughout life, sinless, and assumed into heaven.
The dogma of the Immaculate Conception is unique to the Roman Catholic Church. It is a dogma which clearly displays how theology develops over time and how we as church come to better understand God’s revelation.
The August birthstone is peridot, also known as the “poor man’s emerald.” Peridot has many traditional properties which it is said to offer to its wearers including love, truth, fame, dignity, protection, and openness.
Throughout life we are filled with moments which challenge us. Moments in which we are challenged by grief, challenged by lack of faith, and challenged by lack of inspiration.
The ruby is one of the most famous gems and is the July birthstone. Ruby is a gem typically found in hues of red and has been honored throughout history.
When I started working at the Catholic Company I instantly learned a great deal about the Catholic faith.