Pro-life Ministry: Lessons From the Visitation

Mary set outand traveled to the hill country in hasteto a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariahand greeted Elizabeth.When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting,the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.And … Continue reading Pro-life Ministry: Lessons From the Visitation

Why You Should Cultivate a Devotion to St. Joseph

“Would that I could persuade all men to be devoted to this glorious Saint, for I know by long experience what blessings he can obtain for us from God. I have never known anyone who was truly devoted to him and honored him by particular services who did not advance greatly in virtue: for he … Continue reading Why You Should Cultivate a Devotion to St. Joseph

What Is Total Consecration?

I attended the Raleigh Catholic Young Adult Total Consecration to Mary kickoff potluck on Saturday with almost no expectations beyond dinner and fellowship. I bought the book we're using for our retreat, "33 Days to Morning Glory: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat In Preparation for Marian Consecration" (Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC), skimmed the introduction and googled … Continue reading What Is Total Consecration?