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Actions for Advent

Advent is here, a time where we get to share the joy of Christ’s coming with all of those who will listen. The word Advent derives from the Latin word meaning “coming.” The Lord is coming. Your hearts and minds should be centered on the preparation...

Good Habits of Catholic Families

Good Habits of Catholic Families Give – Choose a charity of cause and give your time and money as a family. Celebrate – Feast days, Holy Days and the seasons of the Church together. Remember – Thank God for the blessings of your family. Attend Mass...

The Five Keys to Prayer

  Key components to effective prayer include: Preparation: Prepare your mind and heart. Ask the Holy Spirit to be present. Sincerity: Be sincere when talking to the Lord. Don’t worry about using fancy words; speak honestly from your heart. Location: Look...

Tips for Praying the Rosary

Pray the rosary while listening to sacred or devotional music Find a group of friends or family to join you when praying Pray in front of the Blessed Sacrament or sacred art Take advantage of technology: apps, podcasts and downloadable rosaries If you don’t have...