Saint Joseph

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The Wexford Carol performed by Alison Krauss and Yo-Yo Ma

Here’s the tender and deeply moving 12th century Irish Christmas carol separately sung by Alison Krauss and Libera. “With Mary holy, we should pray, to God with love, this Christmas Day…”

Young blogger leads in helping Dominicans produce provocative film

NEW YORK – Kindly Light, the filmmaking branch of the Dominican Friars Province of Saint Joseph, is raising funds at indiegogo.com for their provocative new documentary with unseen film of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. Starting with the example of Saint Paul’s failure to convert the Greeks in Athens, Sheen urges his fellow priests to […]

Ring Christmas bells, Jesus is King

Ring Christmas bells Merrily ring Tell all the world Jesus is King… Joy to the world! Glorious classics by the Ray Conniff Singers – music videos pre-dating MTV. Click here to get this beautiful Christmas carol or browse more selections in My Amazon store

What child is this? Andrea Bocelli, Mary J. Blige

“The King of kings, salvation brings “Let loving hearts enthrone Him” “What Child Is This?” is deeply moving and one of my favorite Christmas carols. William Chatterton Dix wrote the lyrics in 1865, while recovering from a severe illness. He was an insurance company manager. That’s right. He was an insurance agent and he wasn’t […]

Pope Benedict’s childhood Christmas letter to Baby Jesus

Merry Christmas! Something sweet: At the age of 7, in 1934, Pope Benedict wrote the following letter to Baby Jesus: Dear Baby Jesus, quickly come down to earth. You will bring joy to children. Also bring me joy. I would like a Volks-Schott, green clothing for Mass and a heart of Jesus. I will always […]

Pope Benedict’s ‘Infancy Narratives’

Father C.J. McCloskey doesn’t disappoint in his latest article, a review of “Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives” by Pope Benedict XVI  More Wise Insights From the Pope Infancy Narratives Caps Benedict XVI’s Trilogy on Christ by Father C.J. McCloskey, Special to the Register Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 10:22 AM Well, we are now officially […]

Ave Maria

Latin Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, Et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, Ora pro nobis peccatoribus, Nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen. English Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy […]

God rest ye merry gentle friends

This is one of the best music videos I’ve ever seen. Cellist Steven Sharp Nelson plays “Carol of the Bells” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” …Merry Christmas and God rest you merry gentle friends, let nothing you dismay. Remember Christ our Savior was born on Christmas Day to save us all from Satan’s power […]

Who is Saint Nicholas?

December 6: Happy feast of Saint Nicholas! Saint Nicholas, protector of children, pray for all children of God, especially His most vulnerable pre-born little ones.

Ancient Prayer to Saint Joseph

Today, on the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, I offer you this prayer. The Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker is May 1. O Saint Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the Throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. O Saint Joseph, do assist me by […]

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