Is your Lent losing steam? Five ways to put more coal in the engine


We’re a week and a half away from Easter Sunday. How’s your Lent going?

If you’re like most of us, it’s beginning to lose steam. Or, perhaps it started losing steam a while back. And, if you’re like most of us, you’re tempted to just let go of the things you so enthusiastically pledged to do or give up back on Ash Wednesday. “Lent’s almost over,” you say. “I might as well give up and try again next year.”

You could do that. Or, you could use this an an opportunity to get the steam engine (more…)

Our Lady, Undoer of Knots Day 7 in petition for the Pope’s safe and successful trip to Israel

Mary Undoer of KnotsNovena to Mary, Undoer of Knots – Day 7

1. Make the sign of the cross

2. Say the Act of Contrition. Ask pardon for your sins and make a firm promise not to commit them again.

3. Say the first 3 decades of the Rosary.

4. Make the meditation of the day (to be posted each day)

5. Say the last 2 decades of the rosary

6. Finish with the Prayer to Our Lady the Undoer of Knots (more…)