With the darkness of Christian persecution surrounding us, we need Our Lady of Ransom now more than ever! She ransomed the Christians in the 13th century; she can and will ransom us now if we turn to her in humility, sincerity, and fervency.
Not only is the ceremony itself moving, but also moving is witnessing the effect it has on the people in the concourse. It elicits a wave of patriotism that is awesome, but even more, it elicits a wave of memories of loved ones who have fought to keep peace and freedom for our country.
Simply Holy. Sounds like a paradox, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not, at least not when we’re talking about my brand new monthly newsletter, slated to launch on April 8, 2013. Inspired by Vatican Council II’s universal call to holiness and the New Evangelization prescribed by the Synod of Bishops, Simply Holy aims at helping and (more…)