Category: Religion

  • The Sacrament Of Baptism

    Baptism is the Sacrament which takes away original sin from our soul. In adults Baptism also takes away any sins they may have committed. We cannot receive any other Sacrament until we have been baptized. In Baptism we are said to be born again because thereby we receive the life of grace. By Baptism we […]

  • The Sacrament Of Confirmation

    Confirmation is the Sacrament in which we receive the Holy Ghost. In the Sacrament of Confirmation the Holy Ghost brings us many gifts. By this holy Sacrament we become strong and courageous Christians. The bishop gives Confirmation. When he gives this Sacrament he anoints the forehead with holy chrism and prays that the Holy Ghost […]

  • The Holy Eucharist

    The Holy Eucharist is the Sacrament of God’s love. In this holy Sacrament Christ gives us His own body and blood to be the nurture of our soul. It is the Sacrament which feeds and nourishes the life of divine grace in our soul. Christ instituted the Holy Eucharist at the Last Supper when He […]

  • Sacrifice Of The Mass

    The Mass is the same sacrifice as the Sacrifice of the Cross. On the cross Christ offered Himself in the form of a man; in the Mass He offers Himself in the form of bread and wine. The act of consecration is the essence of the Mass. At the Consecration of the Mass the priest […]

  • The Real Presence

    Our Lord is present in the Holy Eucharist both as God and as man. There His Godhead, His soul, and His body are present. He lives in the Blessed Sacrament out of love for us. Hence God the Son, the second person of the Blessed Trinity, really and truly dwells upon our altars under the […]

  • Holy Communion

    We receive the Holy Eucharist when we go to Holy Communion. When we receive Holy Communion, our Lord really and truly enters into our soul and body. Our Lord domes to us in Holy Communion under the form of bread. When we receive the Holy Eucharist, we receive more of God’s grace. Our soul must […]

  • Sacrament Of Penance

    The Sacrament of Penance takes away our sins. Our Lord gave us the Sacrament of Penance. Mortal sin takes away God’s grace from the soul. The Sacrament of Penance restores God’s grace to the soul. The priest forgives our sins in the Sacrament of Penance by the power of Christ. We tell all our sins […]

  • Fertility

    IN the valley through which the Hudson River flows the countryside is more fertile—meadows are richer, foliage more luxuriant, orchards more fruitful, crops more abundant-because of the presence of this body of running water with its unfailing supply of moisture. There is a like result in human life from the stream of inspirations in man’s […]

  • Sacrament Of Extreme Unction, Holy Orders, And Matrimony

    Our Lord gave us the Sacrament of Extreme Unction to prepare us for death. It is intended for those alone who are in danger of death from sickness or injury. The Sacrament of Extreme Unction gives us grace to meet death with courage and strength. Holy Orders is the Sacrament which gives a priesthood to […]

  • The Crucifixion

    When, our Lord was thirty years old, He went forth to preach the Gospel. For three years He went about doing good and teaching the people to love God. But He was falsely accused and condemned to death. He was crucified on Mount Calvary between two thieves. Thus, He died to save us from hell […]