Category Archives: Prayer

Suicide and the Torment of Numbness

I am numb, through and through, and it is tortuous. A piece of my heart has been torn away, so I ought to be reeling in pain, but the shock runs too deep. I sense a hole in my chest, … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Life As We Know It, Prayer, Suicide, Thoughts | 7 Comments

The 12 Months of Christmas

Here we are, about to enter Ordinary Time. The liturgical season calendar page is turning. The Christmas season is all but in the rear view mirror now. Most of us are back into our routines of the Every Day, going … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Stuff, Christian Life, Christmas, Love, Prayer, Thoughts | Comments Off on The 12 Months of Christmas

All Souls Day and Indulgences

Wednesday November 2 is the Feast of All Souls – it isn’t a Holy Day of Obligation, but we have the opportunity to gain indulgences for the souls in Purgatory (as well as ourselves!). Fr Z has the pertinent info: … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Stuff, Indulgences, Prayer, Purgatory | Comments Off on All Souls Day and Indulgences

Of Whom Should I Be Afraid?

Nothing. No one. I experienced a deep peace during my holy hour at the Adoration Chapel last week. Psalm 27 came to mind – “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear? The LORD is my life’s refuge; of whom should … Continue reading

Posted in Grace, Jesus, Prayer, Scripture, Thoughts | 1 Comment