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6 Things You Should Know about the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

6 Things You Should Know about the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

"The Scapular is a practice of piety which by its very simplicity is suited to everyone, and has spread widely among the faithful of Christ to their spiritual profit." - Pope Pius XII
18 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on Mary as Mediatrix

18 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on Mary as Mediatrix

“If it is impossible to separate what God has united, it is also certain that you cannot find Jesus except with Mary and through Mary.” - St. Pius X
Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima: 4 Things You Must Know About Our Lady of Fatima

Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima: 4 Things You Must Know About Our Lady of Fatima

"Say the Rosary every day to obtain peace for the world and the end of the war." Our Lady of Fatima, May 13, 1917
Virgo Potens: 8 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on the Rosary

Virgo Potens: 8 Quotes by Roman Pontiffs on the Rosary

8 quotes by various Popes explaining the power and necessity of the Rosary in the Catholic life.
All Human Creatures Are Subject to the Pope: 8 Papal Quotes On Salvation

All Human Creatures Are Subject to the Pope: 8 Papal Quotes On Salvation

"The universal Church of the faithful is one outside of which none is saved." Pope Innocent III, ex cathedra, Fourth Lateran Council (1215 AD)
Confirmation in the Extraordinary Form: 11 Questions and 8 Photos from Holy Innocents, NYC

Confirmation in the Extraordinary Form: 11 Questions and 8 Photos from Holy Innocents, NYC

"The bishop gives the person he confirms a slight blow on the cheek to remind him that he must be ready to suffer everything, even death, for the sake of Christ."
The Idiot's Guide to Fasting and Abstinence: 5 Things to Know

The Idiot’s Guide to Fasting and Abstinence: 5 Things to Know

"Put on the spiritual armour, and thou hast become a soldier. Strip thyself of worldly cares, for the season is one of wrestling."
The 3 Basics of Ash Wednesday

The 3 Basics of Ash Wednesday

"For dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return."
Grace and Glory: 11 Quotes on the Beatific Vision of Mother Mary

Grace and Glory: 11 Quotes on the Beatific Vision of Mother Mary

"She is all beautiful, all near to God. For she, surpassing the cherubim. Exalted beyond the seraphim, is placed near to God." John of Damascene, Homily on the Nativity, 9
Regina Sanctissimi Rosarii: 6 Things All Catholics Should Know About the Rosary

Regina Sanctissimi Rosarii: 6 Things All Catholics Should Know About the Rosary

“To them Mary is an almost infinite treasury, an inexhaustible abyss of these gifts, to such an extent that she was never subject to the curse and was, together with her Son, the only partaker of perpetual benediction.” Ineffabilis Deus, Pope Pius IX
The Domestic Church: 7 Steps to a Proper Catholic Home

The Domestic Church: 7 Steps to a Proper Catholic Home

The focal point of a Catholic home should be the family altar. This would be a place in which the family can gather to offer their prayers to God and ask the Saints to pray for them.