O Antiphons [Free Download]

text below from fisheaters.com The seven “O Antiphons” (also called the “Greater Antiphons” or “Major Antiphons”) are prayers that come from the Breviary’s Vespers during the Octave before Christmas Eve, a time which is called the “Golden Nights.”  Each Antiphon begins with “O” and addresses Jesus with a unique title which comes from the prophecies of Isaias andContinue reading “O Antiphons [Free Download]”

Antidotes for our Poisoned World

If you’ve visited the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, perhaps you’ve noticed a large, bronze statue a hundred yards away, facing the façade of the church. The person with arms outstretched in the statue pictured above is St. Francis of Assisi. I’ve been fortunate to visit Rome a handful of times, but itContinue reading “Antidotes for our Poisoned World”

Summer Recap + End of Summer Family Awards

And just like that, summer is over. This summer, unlike our past ones together, was very low-key. No big cruise vacation to the Caribbean in June and no weekend trips to different destinations other than the one time we stayed at my in-laws for 4 nights down in the Virginia Beach area. It also rainedContinue reading “Summer Recap + End of Summer Family Awards”

Review: The Ultimate Catholic Bundle

Full disclosure: I received a free copy of the Ultimate Catholic Bundle (August) in return for my honest review in this post. Happy August, friends! Here we are nearing the end of August and I’m trying to figure out where summer has gone. As we begin the farewell tour of summer 2020 and greet aContinue reading “Review: The Ultimate Catholic Bundle”