Assist the Souls in Purgatory: LibriVox

Download cover art Download CD case insert Assist the Souls in Purgatory BENEDICTINE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL ADORATION ( – ) A short little book on Purgatory, the Poor Souls and how we can help them with our prayers. (Summary by Maria Therese) Genre(s): Christianity – Other Language: English Librivox Source: Assist the Souls in Purgatory:...

Because the Soul of our Nation is at Stake

Considering Catholic Morality: One Month Before the Election By Fr. Steve Ryan, SDB During this critical election, please pray for our nation, candidates and electorate. So… I’ve viewed statements and videos from various bishops and priests about the role of the Church as we head into the elections. Some were a bit wimpy; some were ok. Few were strong enough – so I’ll write something. I’ll start with this: As Catholics, remember that moral issues are hugely important. It’s not “just the economy” that is a concern when we go to the polls. Christian morality has always been fundamental to the roots and foundation of the United States. It’s okay to tell people that this country was founded on Judeo-Christian values and that these values were embraced by our Founding Fathers as the path that would make our democratic nation outstanding. We were not founded to be a purely secular state and certainly not an atheist one. Christian morality has always been at the heart of American life. Please feel obliged to speak about moral issues that are truly important in our nation. Issues like – the right to life in the womb, the education of our children, the importance...

Fr. Calloway: A Story of Redemption

Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, is part of the all-star cast of Power In My Hands and he has a remarkable story to share. Fr. Calloway was a high school dropout and drug addict. He was kicked out of a foreign country as a teen and institutionalized twice. Having been thrown in jail multiple times, it seemed he was a hopeless case. But, one night in 1992, Fr. Calloway had a miraculous conversion that all started with the Blessed Mother. “The Virgin Mary was saying things that were so clear and captivating that I found myself moved and literally experiencing emotion in a deep way.” – Fr. Calloway After his radical conversion to the Church, he earned a B.A. in Philosophy and Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio and received additional degrees from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC, and from the International Marian Research Institute in Dayton, Ohio. Fr. Calloway is now a member of the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception. He exhibits an unmistakable zeal for the faith and is a well known speaker on Divine Mercy and the Blessed Virgin Mary. He speaks passionately about these topics in his moving conversion story....

Stations of the Resurrection–Aleteia

FROM THE SALESIAN FAMILY GROUP, WITNESSES OF THE RISEN LORD, COMES TO US THIS VIA LUCIS – THE WAY OF LIGHT The Stations of the Cross are an ancient devotion that was eventually promoted by the Franciscans from the Holy Land. During the past several decades it was determined by some groups that there nee… Source: Stations of the...

Confession Guide for Those Who Have Not Been in Years

Going to confession for the first time in 5, 10, 20, 30 (or more) years can be daunting. We know we should do it, but there is part of us that is still reluctant or even afraid of going back to the… Source: Confession Guide for Those Who Have Not Been in...