St. Anne

Vending Machine Prayers

  I just finished up the St. Anne novena, a prayer prayed over the nine days preceding her feast day. Those nine days are a time when single Catholic girls storm heaven in hopes that a tall, dark, and handsome man will come knocking on their front door on the ninth day. Well, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But […]

Happy Birthday, Dear Mary!

Your birth, O Virgin Mother of God, heralded joy to all the world. Do you know that September 8th is Mary’s birthday?  It is celebrated as the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, exactly nine months after the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th. The birth of the Virgin Mary links the Old and New Testaments, […]