Holy Sepulcher

Graces for Later

“In this darkness, Our Lord has already given you what you need.” One of my favorite parts of the Easter season liturgy is in the preface before the Eucharistic Prayer, when the priest prays, “therefore, overcome with paschal joy…” It’s a reminder to me, every day of Easter, that we are in this season of joy and are called to […]

The Church Where Jesus Was Crucified

The Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

More than a decade ago I received a gift that left an indelible mark on by soul, a trip to the Holy Land. One of the most memorable of my encounters was at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which is built on the mount where our blessed Lord was crucified. As I entered into the huge and holy structure on […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Augustine

“It is easy to want things from the Lord and yet not want the Lord Himself; as though the Gift could ever be preferable to the Giver.” (St. Augustine, Doctor of the Church; Commentary on the Psalms) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family and friends about […]

Daily Catholic Quote for Holy Saturday

“Today a great silence reigns on earth, a great silence and a great stillness.  A great stillness because the King is asleep.  The earth trembled and is still because God has fallen asleep in the flesh and has raised up all who have slept since the world began… ” I order you, O sleeper, to awake.  I did not create […]