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This illustration of the Blessed Virgin Mary is by artist Jason Koltuniak for the children's book from Divine Providence Press, Singing Regina Caeli in the school gym. This is so beautiful! Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School in Greenville, South Carolina, recently won their first home boys’ basketball game. After the victory, the students gathered in the middle of the gym floor and sang the Regina Caeli (Queen of Heaven) in thanksgiving.

Holy Water in the Catholic Church is a sacramental used in baptisms for children and adults.Power of Holy Water: Woman attacked by demons reveals power of holy water against evil in amazing personal story. After years of practicing New Age spiritualities and several forms of yoga, our friend experienced much demonic oppression and obsession. Her mind was darkened and foggy.

Father Lawrence Lew, OP took this photograph inside the Church of Saint Catherine of Siena in New York City.Child's supernatural vision rescues her Dad from Purgatory, revealing the power of the Mass. This is an amazing story. Father Mark Goring of Saint Mary's Parish in Ottawa, Canada posted a video explaining a young child’s supernatural vision during Mass: She saw her Dad in Purgatory!

Saint Gertrude the Great is a German mystic known for a prayer, claiming it came from Jesus in a vision, to help the Souls in Purgatory.Does this ancient prayer release 1,000 souls from Purgatory?
Here’s the truth. This is a really great prayer (although, there are some misconceptions associated with it)! Saint Gertrude the Great, a German mystic, theologian, and nun, said that Jesus told her that the following prayer releases a vast number of souls from Purgatory each time it is said.

Purgatory is the stage of final purification before entry into Heaven.How to gain a plenary indulgence for the Souls in Purgatory any day this November? The Vatican announced the renewal of the month-long Holy Souls Indulgence opportunity. The renewed decree allows the faithful the opportunity to offer a plenary indulgence for the Souls in Purgatory. Normally, the Church recognizes the indulgence from November 1 - 8. However, due to the pandemic, the Vatican again extended it for the entire month of November.

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.