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The Month of the Rosary is Coming: Make the Most of it with This Book

It’s true, converting to Catholicism from Protestantism can comes with its share of culture shock. I know there are some that have a hard time with newly assented-to doctrines, like all that Mary stuff. But not me. Mary became a loving mother to me rather quickly. But going into Catholic bookstores? – now that was shock. I was going from a c...

09 18 2020

A Wedding Homily: “Pray Your Rosary”

There is a popular song by a man named Matt Stell that opens with these words: Never been the kind to ask for help. If a mountain needs moving, I move it myself. I’m far from a preacher, But I’m a believer. And every single day I prayed for you. I didn’t know your name, I couldn’t see your face, But I prayed for you. It’s hard to...

09 08 2019

The Rosary is the Weapon for These Times

By Matthew Bosnick “The Rosary is the weapon for these times.”—St. Padre Pio. I’m a 29-year old Catholic with a wife, an eleven month-old daughter, and a son on the way. If you are like me, you look at the world we live in and are genuinely concerned for the family you are responsible for raising. While we live in an age of incredible me...

11 23 2018

Deep Prayers, Shallow Repetitions, and the Rosary

Catholics are regularly challenged on the practice of saying the Rosary. The scriptural quote used as an argument against this practice is most often Matthew 6:7 which reads, “In praying, do not babble like the pagans, who think that they will be heard because of their many words”. It’s worth noting that in other versions of the Bible, the wo...

04 21 2018

What We Can Do for the Fatima Anniversary

October 13th marks 100 years since the Miracle of the Sun, concluding Our Lady’s apparitions at Fatima. Many dioceses are marking the occasion by performing a consecration to Our Lady, including my own Archdiocese, Denver. Are you looking for a concrete way to mark the anniversary and heed the call of Our Lady of Fatima? First, we can follow the ...

10 12 2017

There’s Not a Saint in the History of the Church Missing a Devotion to Mary. Are You?

Note on the Author: Jonathan Conrad is commonly known as The Catholic Woodworker.  He is a husband and father whose driving passion is to cultivate greater Marian devotion among Catholic men.  I have 1 question for you who have completed your 90 day Exodus journey: does it feel like you’ve reached the Promised Land?  Meaning, have you ...

09 28 2017

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