In Catholic tradition, there are seven sacraments: Baptism, the Eucharist, Confirmation, Penance, Anointing of the Sick, Holy Orders, and Matrimony. There are different rituals tied to each, but we often forget the importance of observing the sacraments.
No Christian can deny the importance of Gospel – the central message of which is all about the mercy of God toward fallen mankind. God’s mercy is what caused him to become a man, die, and rise from the dead.
In Catholic tradition, we have many daily processes for prayer and other actions that connect us to our faith and remind us of the importance of our spiritual health. Lighting candles is a unique action in that typically it is not used for daily prayer but it could be if one wanted to.
St. Michael is not technically a Saint since the scriptures tell us that he is an angel. To learn about him and his role we can start reading from the sacred scriptures. St. Michael the archangel is also described in the Bible as the protector of Israel...
This week, we officially kick off the Month of the Rosary with the Feast Day of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7th. For Marian devotees, this month is an important time to show one's dedication and gratefulness to the miraculous work, presence of, and intercessions by Mother Mary.