The Power of a Hokey WWJD Bracelet

I have a confession to make… back in the day I thought believing in God was silly. Actually, not only silly but seriously uncool.  I used to make fun of this man I worked with for wearing a, “What Would Jesus Do?”  bracelet. Given the guy most days wanted to use my head as a […]

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The Multi-Cultural History of Prayer Beads

A FS sourced collection on the history of prayer beads used in different cultures around the world: Over two-thirds of the world’s population employ prayer beads as part of their religious practices. Prayer beads have a variety of forms and meanings, but the basic purpose is the same: to assist the worshiper in reciting and […]

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How To Learn, Make, Find, Donate and Pray The Rosary…whew!

“No one can live continually in sin and continue to say the Rosary: either they will give up sin or they will give up the Rosary” (Bishop Hugh Doyle). Thank you to another FS Reader who sent the following facebook message: “I am sending rosaries to help evangelize in prisons I made 8 rosaries so […]

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Save Angels From Hallmark!

“Angels are not cute, cuddly, comfortable, chummy, or “cool”. They are fearsome and formidable. They are huge. They are warriors.” — Angels by Peter Kreeft I think our modern culture has done a real disservice to Angels. Tell me, when you think of Angels do you hear tinkling chimes, think of puffy clouds and picture […]

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What Did The Church, A Priest And A Saint Say?

Is wearing the Rosary to show Catholic solidarity and also to show support for religious freedom a misuse of the Rosary?  I’ve done a little research and the answer is… it is O.K. — seriously! What does the Church say? The Rosary is a sacramental whose purpose it is to “prepare men to receive the […]

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