Devotions

The Latest

Detail of Adoration of an Angel by Fra Angelico, early 1400's.

5 Angelic Prayers Everyone Should Know

Oct 2, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Oct. 2 is the feast day of the guardian angels, just three days after the feast of the archangels. These... Read more

A depiction of the Fourteen Holy Helpers from Bavaria, 19th century, restored by Alois Liebwein. Public domain.

The Fourteen Holy Helpers: Plague saints for a time of coronavirus

Mar 11, 2020

By Mary Farrow

By this time in the coronavirus outbreak, you may have cruised the empty toilet paper aisles and pasta shelves at... Read more

Fr. Joseph Tran Duc Ngoi recites Lenten meditations at Trai Le Parish, Central Vietnam.

This unique chant brings Vietnamese Catholics deeper into Christ's Passion

Apr 19, 2019

While the Stations of the Cross are a worldwide Lenten devotion for Catholics, the faithful in Vietnam have an additional... Read more

The Holy Face of Manoppello (L) with direct sunlight from behind the image, and (R) with direct sunlight in front, Jan 10, 2014.

Manoppello's Holy Face shrine sees uptick in US interest

Jan 26, 2014

By Alan Holdren

The Shrine to the Holy Face of Christ tucked into Italy's Appennine mountains is starting to catch the attention of... Read more