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The Bible in a Year podcast will be featured on a billboard in Times Square for the 2021-2022 Christmas Season.Father Mike Schmitz on Times Square billboard in New York City. This is so cool! Ascension Press revealed on Wednesday, 3 November 2021, that Father Mike Schmitz will appear on a Times Square billboard throughout this Christmas Season. The billboard will advertise his #1 podcast, Bible in a Year, from 19 December 2021 to 9 January 2022, on 7th Avenue & 48th Street in New York City.

Praying the Rosary is contemplating the mysteries of Sacred Scripture.“It’s Boring!” Catholic Mom debunks five (5) common excuses for not praying the Rosary.  I cannot reiterate enough how important it is to pray the Rosary. Some people say, "I don’t have time," "it’s boring," "I don’t connect to it," "it’s too long and I can’t concentrate," or "there are other ways to pray." Here’s my answer:

Transverberation is a mystical grace whereby Saint Teresa of Avila's heart was pierced with a lance of love by an angel.Know Thyself: Saint Teresa of Avila's essential wisdom for a holy life and true union with God. Saint Teresa says that the first step in a life of holiness and union with God is self-knowledge. But what does that even mean? Reflecting on Our Lady's Magnificat, Mary says:

Father Goyo Hidalgo is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles who promotes the practice of praying the Rosary.The Best Weapon: Father Goyo Hidalgo reveals seven personal life stories about the power of praying the Rosary. "The Rosary has been a very central part of my life and it always will be. Following are some short stories of my life involving the Rosary."

This banner sign invites everyone to participate in prayer during the 54-Day Rosary Novena.Texas Bishop Calls Catholics to Storm Heaven: 54-Day Rosary Novena Begins October 7, 2021. The Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7, and Bishop Joseph Strickland of the Diocese of Tyler announced a 54-Day Rosary Novena beginning October 7 and ending November 30.

This illustration of Jesus Christ, King of Mercy, is by artist Jason Koltuniak for the children's book from Divine Providence Press, The Power of a Blessed Home. Exorcist reveals why a home blessing repulses demons: A possessed woman was away from her room on an errand. Not known to her, I blessed and exorcized it using holy water. I also sprinkled exorcized salt in the corners on the floor.

This illustration of the Holy Roman Catholic Church is by artist Jason Koltuniak for the children's book from Divine Providence Press, The Very Necessary Minimum: Forgotten precepts of the Church. What are the basic requirements of being a practicing Catholic? An important part of the answer includes what are known as the Precepts of the Church. Unfortunately, few Catholics seem to be aware of them, let alone to be conscientiously trying to follow them. This is unfortunate because they would probably improve the lives of many Catholics.

The Blessed Virgin Mary is honored with many titles, including the Virgin of the Sign and the New Eve.Mary the Dawn: The deep meaning of this magically beautiful hymn. Mariology is not a superfluous Catholic addition to theology, an add-on if you’re interested. Rather, Mariology cuts to the heart of the Gospel. The reason is that Mary’s life is completely caught up in and oriented toward Christ, and as such she played an indispensable role in salvation history.

There are at least seven lost Catholic traditions that would improve the life of the entire Church if families practiced them today.7 Lost Catholic Traditions: Should we bring these traditions back? On a podcast episode of The Catholic Gentleman, hosts Sam Guzman and John Heinen discuss several rich Catholic traditions we desperately need back in our faith life. "These practices have been either marginalized or forgotten, but have great value for the Church and our individual pursuit of holiness," state Sam and John.

Eucharistic Adoration for college students is one way to stay focused on Jesus Christ and commit to a life of prayer.Top 5 things college students must do to keep their faith. Walking into my first week of college at University of Northern Iowa in 2017, I came to a standstill question that ultimately led to a vital decision, "How do I make this faith my own at college?" Who better to answer these questions than Jesus Himself?