Struggle with Chastity? Join the Angelic Warfare Confraternity

Struggle with Chastity? Consider joining the Angelic Warfare Confraternity. The Angelic Warfare Confraternity is a “supernatural brotherhood or fellowship of men and women bound to one another in love and dedicated to pursuing and promoting chastity together under the powerful patronage St. Thomas Aquinas and the Blessed Virgin Mary.” It is a Dominican confraternity. According … Read more

Can We Change God’s Mind if We “Storm Heaven” With Our Prayers?

Have you ever heard of the term “storm heaven”?  It’s something I used to hear in the evangelical Protestant church, but I now hear it used among Catholics – usually charismatics. If we storm heaven with our prayers, can we change God’s mind? In my search to understand what “storm heaven” means – an elusive search, … Read more

Even Angels are Darkness Without God

Some of the angels, in their pride, not only thought they could overthrow God, but that they could hide their darkness. However, without God, “even the angels, are darkness without God, because God is light. “The angels fell, and the soul of man fell; thus they indicate to us the deep darkness of the abyss, … Read more

How to Overcome Sloth

Sloth is an old-fashioned sort of term that most people, aside from practicing Catholics,  don’t normally use during conversation. People are more likely to research how to overcome procrastination than how to overcome sloth.  However, sloth, procrastination and laziness are essentially the same. One definition of laziness is “disinclined”.  Disinclined means “unwilling, averse, reluctant, lacking … Read more

Prayer of St Augustine (Communion Prayer)

This prayer of St Augustine can be said either before or after communion. It is a good prayer to say especially, if you find yourself in the habit of going up for communion out of habit. We must remind ourselves daily, what an amazing gift the Eucharist is – that God would become food for … Read more