Why “Mother of God” is Mary’s Most Important Title

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It’s no coincidence that we begin every year with the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. Along with her Immaculate Conception, Our Lady’s Divine Maternity is one of the two fundamental truths about Mary. Everything else we believe about her revolves around these two teachings. But interestingly, the consensus of most theologians is that Mary’s identity as Mother of […]

064: Holy Week Special – Meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries

Holy Week is upon us. Hasn’t Lent flown by? It seems like Ash Wednesday was just a couple weeks ago. And oftentimes we get to this point thinking we could have done a lot more…So let’s do something about it. In this episode of the Art of Catholic, we’re not going to just talk about theology. We’re […]

059: Unleashing the Rosary with Fr. Don Calloway

In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re at war. We need a weapon. A powerful one. One feared by the Devil. Most of us already have one. <SCROLL DOWN FOR AUDIO PLAYER> It’s called the rosary. And if wielded properly it cuts through the darkness like a light saber (especially if it’s glow-in-the-dark:). In this special […]

If It’s Not Working, Break It!

The one thing we don’t want when learning a new skill, or even practicing an old one, is bad technique. I like to golf. In fact, I was a caddy as a kid. And there was one particular member who always requested me to carry his bag for club tournaments. Thankfully I was in good shape, because he was terrible. […]

Can A Rosary Be Wrong?

Can it ever be wrong to pray a rosary? Is the breviary sometimes bad? How about your list of litanies? The answer may surprise you. I already mentioned in a previous post that our life of prayer has to conform to our state in life. But there’s more. Our favorite “go-to” instruments are certainly not ever wrong in themselves […]