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Confronted by secularism, turn to Our Lady

At the end of the month of Mary and the beginning of the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Chris Sparks shares a key insight from a recent family trip to Europe: The European Union flies the flag of Our Lady’s crown of 12 stars. 

Rekindling devotion to not two but three Most Merciful Hearts

"The Three Merciful Hearts are beating in unison as the perfect example for every family," says Br. Eliott, MIC. "Cultivating devotion to the Three Hearts will help every Catholic imitate their virtues and bring their powerful intercession to our world, so badly in need of conversion."

"Inspectio Cordis": Corpus Christi, June 2

A weekly web series by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, introduces us to the meditations for Corpus Christi by the Marian Founder. The goal is to allow Jesus to gaze into your heart and teach you self-examination, leading you to a more fruitful reception of Holy Communion at Sunday Mass, where there is a true encounter of our hearts with His Sacred Heart – especially fitting during this period of National Eucharistic Revival.

On this day: The Dedication of the National Shrine!

It all began with a mission - and Marian Helpers like you who were dedicated to that mission. On May 30, 1960, the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy was solemnly blessed and dedicated.

Saint Philip Neri: Practicing Joy in Mercy

Saint Philip Neri, “the Second Apostle of Rome,” was well-known for his humorous and unusual penances, including one involving a chicken. His feast day is May 26 (superceded this year by Trinity Sunday).

"Inspectio Cordis": Trinity Sunday, May 26

A weekly web series by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, introduces us to the meditations for Trinity Sunday by the Marian Founder. The goal is to allow Jesus to gaze into your heart and teach you self-examination, leading you to a more fruitful reception of Holy Communion at Sunday Mass, where there is a true encounter of our hearts with His Sacred Heart – especially fitting during this period of National Eucharistic Revival.

"Inspectio Cordis": Pentecost, May 19

A weekly web series by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, introduces us to the meditations for Pentecost Sunday by the Marian Founder. The goal is to allow Jesus to gaze into your heart and teach you self-examination, leading you to a more fruitful reception of Holy Communion at Sunday Mass, where there is a true encounter of our hearts with His Sacred Heart – especially fitting during this period of National Eucharistic Revival.

"The Bane of Change"

Is the desire for change always rooted in the common good and in the best interest of the individual?  Or, is this desire affected and influenced by fallen human nature, fostering mistrust in others, in previously established entities, and the proper authorities that founded and oversee these entities? Father Kenneth Dos Santos, MIC, explains in his latest column for CatholicStand.com.

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