I’m Not Worthy

“Lord I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.” This is a prayer every practicing catholic should recognize right away. It’s a prayer we pray once a week at Mass, or more often for those who […]

Fighting for Vulnerability

I hate sharing. I hate being open. I hate talking about my feelings. I hate being vulnerable. Today, at daily Mass, Christ showed me something. As I sat in the church for a few moments before Mass started, the priest came out to prepare everything. When he opened the tabernacle […]

Why Do Catholics Cross Their Head, Lips, and Heart at Mass?

In the outward sign of crossing our forehead, lips, and heart, we are asking that the Word of God to pierce our mind, lips, and hearts.

We cross our forehead so that the Word of God may be in our thoughts and purify our minds. We cross our lips so that our speech may be holy and incline us to share the Gospel with others. And we cross our hearts to invite God to strengthen our love for Him and others. All of this is so that we might know, proclaim, and love Jesus Christ all the more.

The Giant Present From God

By: Chuck Taylor During Jesus’s life here on earth, the center of the Jewish faith was the temple in Jerusalem. The temple was on a hill in the center of the city. In the middle of the temple was an even more special place, the Holy of Holies: the place […]