Day 45, Holy Face Novena – You Are a Commissioned Officer

DAY 45 – MARY, QUEEN CONCEIVED WITHOUT ORIGINAL SIN, PRAY FOR US YOU ARE A COMMISSIONED OFFICER Admission into Christ’s elite fighting force begins by knowing that by your baptism

Day 44, Holy Face Novena – “Can’t Quit, Won’t Fail, Put Me in the Fight!”

DAY 44 – MARY, QUEEN OF ALL SAINTS, PRAY FOR US “CAN’T QUIT – WON’T FALL – PUT ME IN THE FIGHT!” The Soldier’s Creed of the United States Army

Day 43, Holy Face Novena – O.I.L. ~ Obedience In Love

DAY 43 – MARY, QUEEN OF VIRGINS, PRAY FOR US OIL – OBEDIENCE IN LOVE How then are we to prepare our restless hearts to receive the power of the

Worthy or Unworthy … Not Both

Homily of Fr. Philip Neri Powell, OP 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, July 2, 2017 Readings can be found HERE It’s standard Catholic fare these days on the internet and on

Day 42, Holy Face Novena – You Made Us for Yourself

DAY 42 – MARY, QUEEN OF CONFESSORS, PRAY FOR US YOU MADE US FOR YOURSELF The unfortunate reality is that the modern campaign of militant secular indoctrination has been so

Enlisting in St. Maximilian Kolbe’s Militia

My friend, Stephen Herreid, offered this article to me. He is a freelance writer whose articles are seen at, Crisis Magazine,,, The Intercollegiate Review Online, and other publications.

Day 41, Holy Face Novena – God Strong

DAY 41 – MARY, QUEEN OF MARTYRS, PRAY FOR US GOD STRONG The U.S. Army ran a very effective “Army Strong” advertising campaign to recruit soldiers. The key message was:

4.5 Years of Ad Orientem – So Much Blessing!

  I saw my good friend, Fr. Jay Finelli, posted on Facebook that it had now been 4.5 years that he has offered the Mass, exclusively, ad orientem. I searched

Contraception and the Fatima Warnings

CONTRACEPTION IS KEY Running concurrently to the message of Fatima and the explosion of the sexual revolution at the 50 year mark, was the advent of contraception. Margaret Sanger opened

Day 40, Holy Face Novena – Divine Connection

DAY 40 – MARY, QUEEN OF APOSTLES, PRAY FOR US DIVINE CONNECTION The Gospel story Pope John Paul II sets as the foundation for his new millennium appeal is the