A roundup of resources on celebrating All Saints's Day, All Souls' Day, and All Hallows Eve as a Catholic.
Catholicism, Conversion, Liturgical Year, Parenting

All Saints & All Souls Roundup – Resources for a Convert’s Hallowtide

You guys, I have no idea what to do for All Saints' Eve, All Saints' Day, or All Souls' Day. Clueless. As Protestants, it had been years since we even did anything for Halloween! We did take note of Reformation Day - Martin Luther chose the eve of All Saints' Day to nail his 95… Continue reading All Saints & All Souls Roundup – Resources for a Convert’s Hallowtide

Why one convert chooses not to veil in Mass.
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion, Musings

The One Reason I Don’t Veil at Mass

Veiling. As a relative newcomer to the Church, I usually like to stay away from those lively, in-house hot buttons. I feel like a newly adopted kid giving her new family relationship advice - what do I know about it, anyway? I haven't been part of the conversation that started so many years ago. Even… Continue reading The One Reason I Don’t Veil at Mass

Catholic Piety for Protestants and Converts: St. Patrick's Breastplate. All the basics and history of this beautiful prayer, and the personal impact it had on a Catholic convert.
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion

Catholic Piety for Protestants No. 3: St. Patrick’s Breastplate

Welcome to the third post of my series on Catholic piety for Protestants and converts; in this series I am delving into some of the classic prayers of the Church. Catholic piety is not typically well understood in Protestant circles, and as a convert I found this to be an area that was both fascinating… Continue reading Catholic Piety for Protestants No. 3: St. Patrick’s Breastplate