Let Us Draw to the Sacred Heart of Jesus This June
June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Our Lord. Let His Heart be enthroned in your hearts and homes this month to trample down pride and sin and raising up humility and holiness in their place. Let us behold the Heart that is the place of true inclusion for all people, for it was…
Happy Easter From BLACKCATHOLIC!
“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you. . .‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.’ Then they remembered.”
Happy Solemnity of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary! Patron of BLACKCATHOLIC
Especially, in the Year of St. Joseph! St. Joseph is both my personal Patron when I was confirmed into the Church and one of the Patrons of my BLACKCATHOLIC apostolate! He is also a Patron of my home diocese of Nashville. “Grant, we pray, almighty God, that by Saint Joseph’s intercession your Church may constantly…
Happy Solemnity of the Most Blessed and Most Holy Almighty Trinity +Father, Son, and Holy Spirit+!
It has my favorite Mass preface (“It is truly right and just”) prayer of all time! Vere dignum et iustum est, æquum et salutare,nos tibi semper et ubique gratias agere:Domine, sancte Pater, omnipotens æterne Deus: Qui cum Unigenito Filio tuo et Spiritu Sanctounus es Deus, unus es Dominus:non in unius singularitate personæ,sed in unius Trinitate…
Our Lord Has Been Crucified
We adore you O Christ and we praise You, for by Your Cross You have redeemed the world. Original picture: Ethiopian icon of the Crucifixion of Christ. Presumably in the Public Domain. Found here.
Happy Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of The Blessed Virgin Mary!
Even during this tough time we should still celebrate the Most Holy Spouse of Mary, St. Joseph who is one of the patrons of the BLACKCATHOLIC apostolate! From today’s Mass preface: “For this just man was given by youas spouse to the Virgin Mother of Godand set as a wise and faithful servantin charge of…
Black Jesus Sermon On The Mount Art Piece
Been back at seminary this week. During the break I found this book with a lovely Black depiction of Jesus at my local Catholic bookstore (above). Reminds me of Ethiopian Christian art. Here’s the artist as well (below).
Merry Christmas 2019 from BLACKCATHOLIC!
15 When the angels had gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds began saying to one another, “Let us go straight to Bethlehem then, and see this thing that has happened which the Lord has made known to us.” 16 So they came in a hurry and found their way to Mary and Joseph, and the baby as He…
The Christ is Coming. Make His pathways straight. Start with your heart. #Advent
Original image: Ethiopian icon of the Annunciation. Found here. Presumed in Public Domain.
Lift up the Cross Today!
Happy Feast of the Exaltation of Cross! The preface (the prayer which leads to the Sanctus/Holy, Holy, Holy during Mass) for today’s feast day is a really sweet one, and there’s a part of it that is really awesome that I just wanted to draw some attention to. “It is truly right and just, our…