When was the last time you walked out of Mass and felt truly different, knowing that what you have just experienced was something momentous and life-changing? It is very easy to go to Mass out of habit and to forget the significance of what we are participating in. Here we suggest ten ways that you can more fully appreciate the Mass, with the help of The CTS Sunday Missal 2024.
Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur was surrounded by unbelief in 19th-century France. Her husband Felix was an atheist who sadly tried to destroy her faith, and her high society friends likewise mocked her faith. Drawing inspiration directly from Elisabeth's life, discover 8 ways to approach those who don't have faith.
"Blessed Carlo Acutis chose God – “Not I, but God” – in five simple practices. The Mass, Adoration, Confession and spiritual guidance, befriending the Blessed Mother and the saints, and charity. These daily “appointments” led Carlo to a life of intimacy with Jesus and love for neighbour." (Cardinal Robert Sarah) This blog explores the first practice: the Mass.
There are certain facts about the life of St Thérèse of Lisieux that many people know. For example, stories are often shared of the early death of her mother to breast cancer; of her Christmas miracle which saw her temperament become less sensitive and more mature; of her early entry into Carmel; of her death to tuberculosis. But there is much more to the saint than these well-known facts. Discover some things you didn't know about this beloved saint in this blog.
These beautiful prayers are for all devotees of St Thérèse of Lisieux, let these prayers dedicated with affection to the Saint, as well as prayers written by the Little Flower herself, bring you ever closer to the Saint.
Pray to the Little Flower, St Thérèse of Lisieux, with this inspiring litany that reminds us of the incredible life she lived, including her love for the Church, God and neighbour, and her dedication to praying for priests.