Holy Mass – LIVE From the Milk Grotto

Have you ever heard of the Milk Grotto? Well, I sure hadn’t, until last year.  The Milk Grotto (officially Magharet Sitti Mariam, “Grotto of the Lady Mary”) is a peaceful grotto located just a few minutes away from Bethlehem’s Manger Square.According to tradition, the Holy Family took refuge in the Milk Grotto during Herod’s Slaughter of the Innocents, before their flight into Egypt.  There in the grotto, Mary nursed the newborn Jesus; and while she was nursing, a drop of milk fell to the gr … [Read more...]


Christ Jesus, I acknowledge You King of the universe. All that has been created has been made for You. Make full use of Your rights over me.I renew the promises I made in Baptism, when I renounced Satan and all his pomps and works, and I promise to live a good Christian life and to do all in my power to procure the triumph of the rights of God and Your Church.Divine Heart of Jesus, I offer you my efforts in order to obtain that all hearts may acknowledge your Sacred R … [Read more...]

Hate the mall? Wacky Gifts That Are Sure to Surprise

For the kid who seems heading toward a career in construction, or for the kid-at-heart who loves to hunt:  A taxidermy deer Lego kit

Do you hate shoving your way through crowds at the mall to find the perfect gift?  Do you tire of buying warm sweaters, exotic coffee, jewelry, and wish that you could find something truly unique for that special someone?Now I’m not sayin’ you should really snap these things up—but I got a chuckle finding them, so here you go.Watch this space for more Christmas gift ideas.And remember:  Jesus is the Reason for the Season!    … [Read more...]