In Thanksgiving for the End of the Plague. Day 3

Guido Reni was commissioned in 1631 by the city of Bologna, Italy to create an image of the Madonna and Child on a silk banner that would be processed annually from the public square to the Church of Saint Dominic in thanksgiving for the end of the plague that ravaged the city a year earlierContinue reading “In Thanksgiving for the End of the Plague. Day 3”

We Fly to Thy Patronage: May Challenge, Day 2

Pope Francis has called on the faithful to pray the Rosary daily during the month of May, traditionally celebrated by Catholics as ‘Mary’s Month’. As part of the May challenge, to display one of the new prayers with an image of the Madonna for each day of the month, we offer another image by CaravaggioContinue reading “We Fly to Thy Patronage: May Challenge, Day 2”

Expect May Miracles

Pope Francis has sent out a call to the faithful to pray the daily Rosary during the month of May, traditionally the ‘Month of Mary’, and has gifted us with two new prayers to ask heaven’s intercession to bring about an end to the coronavirus pandemic. For the next 31 days, Catholic Power House willContinue reading “Expect May Miracles”

‘Saint’ John Paul I?: More to the Man Than The Manner of Death

It is worth noting that the second in command, who will act as Vice President of the new foundation, Dr. Stefania Falasca, wrote a book, Papa Luciani: Cronaca di una morte (Pope Luciani: Chronicle of a Death), published in 2017, that dismisses the conspiracy theories that surrounded the death of the 263rd successor to Saint Peter, providing evidence that he died of a heart attack.

Prayer to Mother Mary During Coronavirus Pandemic

O Mary, you always shine on our path as a sign of salvation and of hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick, who at the cross took part in Jesus’ pain, keeping your faith firm. You, Salvation of the Roman People, know what we need, and we are sure you will provideContinue reading “Prayer to Mother Mary During Coronavirus Pandemic”

The Canticle of Creation

O Most High, all-powerful, good Lord God,to you belong praise, glory,honour and all blessing.Be praised, my Lord, for all your creationand especially for our Brother Sun,who brings us the day and the light;he is strong and shines magnificently.O Lord, we think of you when we look at him.Be praised, my Lord, for Sister Moon,and forContinue reading “The Canticle of Creation”