Giveaway—40 Days of Lent— 40 novena app’s, 2018

To the first 40 people who send us their email, we will gift you novena app for the iPhone or iPad. Send email to dipasqua@nyc.rr.com. 36 Saints, prayer, history and artwork. The saints, having been human, lived every type of earthly existence and it is in the details of their life stories that we find […]

Feast of Saint Adelaide, December 16

Born 931 Patron Saint of Brides Considered the most famous woman of her time. Adelaide was married twice. Her first marriage was arranged and ended with her husbands death three years later. Eventually she married Otto the Great with whom she had four children. Adelaide’s life was full of drama, including exile and raising her […]

Excerpt from Novena: The Power of Prayer—Novena to The Infant of Prague

The Feast of the Infant of Prague is the same day as The Holy Name of Jesus, January 14. Appeal to the Infant of Prague in times of desperation, to stop an epidemic or for abundance Few novenas promise the instantaneous results of those to the Infant of Prague. It necessitates a suspension of all […]

Visions of Mary: Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima is the patroness of Portugal. Feast day: May 13. The twentieth century was the first time in history where we ourselves had the ability to destroy not only the entire human race but all other forms of life on this planet. During World War I, the violence of which people had […]

Feast of Padre Pio, September 23

Padre Pio 1887-1968 Patron of: Forgiveness, Healing, Miracles, Reconciliation. Denounced by Vatican officials as a fraud, and his mystical gifts frequently viewed with suspicion by his immediate superiors, Pio of Pietracelina was sequestered away in the remote monastery of San Giovanni Rotondo where it was expected that he would labor as a monk in obscurity. […]

St. Michael the Archangel, Feast date September 29

St. Michael the Archangel Patron of: Policemen, Firemen, Grocers, Health, Knights, Mariners, Soldiers, Health, Holy Death, Physical Protection, Court Cases, Justice, Defense, Strength, Lawsuits. Ever vigilant against evil, Michael the Archangel is most invoked for protection and justice. His novena is said by those in need of protection as well as those who are in […]

Mother of Sorrows

Mother of Sorrows Patron of: Grief When we are overwhelmed with grief, we turn to Mary, Mother of Jesus for help in our suffering. Throughout her life she endured much pain and sorrow and is fully able to empathize with anyone’s personal anguish. She endured the shame of being pregnant and unmarried, being poor, homelessness […]