A convert from Calvinism breaks down Protestant misconceptions about the veneration of relics in the Catholic Church.
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion

6 Things I had Wrong about Relics

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.) A few days ago, I visited the Treasures of the Church exposition of relics in a nearby town. Now, I haven't been Catholic all that… Continue reading 6 Things I had Wrong about Relics

How to use a popular cashback site to save money on Catholic goods like rosaries, books, and liturgical calendars.
Catholicism, Conversion

How to Use Ebates to Save on Catholic Goods

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.) So, let's talk religious items. Protestants don't really have "religious items." (In fact, they don't tend to like the term "religion" at all. It sounds… Continue reading How to Use Ebates to Save on Catholic Goods

History and Impact of the St. Andrew Christmas Novena
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion, Liturgical Year

St. Andrew Christmas Novena: Catholic Piety for Protestants Vol. 5

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.) Welcome to the fifth post of my series on Catholic piety for Protestants and converts; in this series, we're delving into some of the classic… Continue reading St. Andrew Christmas Novena: Catholic Piety for Protestants Vol. 5

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Catholicism, Conversion, Liturgical Year

A Very Simple Advent

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) How did you spend Advent last year? Maybe this is your first Advent ever. If that's so, welcome! Advent is the beginning of… Continue reading A Very Simple Advent

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Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion

Bargain Hunting for Catholic Resources {Review}

(I received free items in compensation for providing a review of Catholic Door. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) My heart for this blog is to provide resources and encouragement for Catholic converts, reverts, those wanting to understand their Catholic or Protestant friends better, and… Continue reading Bargain Hunting for Catholic Resources {Review}

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

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) You guys, I have no idea what to do for All Saints' Eve, All Saints' Day, or All Souls' Day. Clueless. As Protestants,… 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

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Veiling. As a relative newcomer to the Church, I usually like to stay away from those lively, in-house hot buttons. I feel like… 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

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Welcome to the third post of my series on Catholic piety for Protestants and converts; in this series I am delving into some… Continue reading Catholic Piety for Protestants No. 3: St. Patrick’s Breastplate

Gift ideas for Catholic converts, RCIA, sponsors, Confirmation, Christmas, Easter, with a list of small Catholic businesses and artisans.
Catholicism, Conversion, Liturgical Year

Gift Ideas for Catholic Converts & Reverts

(This post contains referral and affiliate links. I receive a small commission through my affiliate and referral links at no impact to your shopping experience. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.)  Welcome to my Gifts for Converts and Reverts Roundup! With the Christmas season just… Continue reading Gift Ideas for Catholic Converts & Reverts

A convert's perspective on the classic Peace Prayer of St. Francis.
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion

Catholic Piety for Protestants No. 2: The Peace Prayer of St. Francis

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Welcome to the second post of my series on Catholic piety for Protestants and converts; in this series I am delving into some… Continue reading Catholic Piety for Protestants No. 2: The Peace Prayer of St. Francis