In popular practice, November traditionally has been devoted to the holy souls in purgatory. Here are someways to practice that devotion with your family this month.
Here are ten ways to celebrate the victory of grace over darkness and evil this Halloween.
Halloween has nothing on All Saints’ Day for fun and interesting ways to celebrate. Here are thirty (more or less) ideas that I’ll be trying this year, including a few for All Souls’ Day.
This is the second week in a row that our readings focus on prayer. Why? Because it’s that important. The readings focus on three aspects of prayer: God’s response to them, God’s faithfulness to us when we call out to God, and the posture that we should take when approaching God—absolute openness and truth.
Persistence is certainly a virtue, but to get there, we have to be on guard against weariness. It’s so easy to become weary—weary in our prayer, in our work, in our daily lives, in the sad and sometimes scary stories that come to us in the news. Today, God gives us three stories about protecting ourselves from becoming weary.