How to Make Mary The Queen of Your Life// May Crowning

  The month of May brings a common devotion close to the hearts of many Catholics: the May Crowning.  It dates back to the early Church and continues today. A History of Making Mary Queen  Statues wearing crowns of flowers stretch back to the early fifth century with the Council of Ephesus. It portrays Mary as Queen and Empress seated upon … Read More

Bobby Vogel Ordination as Transitional Deacon

The ordination rite of transitional deacon is ancient but ever-new. Bobby Vogel bears witness to this sacred rite as he was ordained a transitional deacon on April 15 at St. Meinrad Archabbey. It marks his transition to the presbyterate when he will eventually be ordained a priest next year. Two other men, Sam Rosko and Anthony Armbruster were also ordained … Read More

Good Friday

On Good Friday we spend the day remembering Our Lord’s Passion. It is a solemn mystery that unfolds today leading us to Easter Sunday in two days! Today, also begins the Divine Mercy Novena! You can download the printable booklet here! Learn How to Pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy here!

Spy Wednesday of Holy Week

We are healed by His bruises! O heavenly Physician, who takes upon Himself the sufferings of those He comes to cure! –Abbot Gueranger O.S.B. This is the day Judas made the bargain with the high priest to betray Christ for 30 pieces of silver. Traditionally, we call it Spy Wednesday, as Judas began to look for ways to turn Jesus … Read More