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A few things first...

About this Section of the Website...
How to Become a Catholic
Thinking Catholic: The Catholic Worldview
Traditional Catholicism 101: A Brief Primer
Surviving the Postconciliar Madness

Sacred Acts

Some Basics

Posture and Gesture
The Sign of the Cross
Traditional Prayers, Creeds, & Ejaculations
The Rosary: Mary's Psalter
Stations of the Cross

Eucharistic Adoration
Lectio Divina

Votive Offerings

Fasting & Abstinence

Specific Devotions

Devotion to the Holy Name
Devotion to the Child Jesus
Devotion to the Holy Face
Devotion to the Five Wounds
Devotion to the Divine Mercy
Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus (& Nine First Fridays Devotion)
Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary (& Five First Saturdays Devotion)


Consecration to Jesus through Mary
Consecration to St. Joseph

Spiritual Bouquets
The Three Hail Marys Devotion
Little Crown of the Blessed Virgin
The Franciscan Crown (Seraphic Rosary)
Akathistos to the Mother of God
The Nine Ways of Prayer of St. Dominic
La Mano Poderosa

St. Joseph: Real Estate Agent?
Our Lady, Untier of Knots
Prayers for Every Day of the Week

The Sacrifice of the Mass

The Traditional Mass: Introduction
The Traditional Mass: Mental & Spiritual Preparation
The Traditional Mass: Attire & Etiquette
Order of the Traditional Mass
Video of the Traditional Mass
Gospel & Epistle Readings for Sundays & Holydays
Missing Mass, & Spiritual Communion
Liturgical Vestments
Liturgical Vessels
Liturgical Colors
How to Establish the Traditional Mass in Your Parish
Mass Intentions
Using and Buying a Missal

Sacraments & Life Events

Birth & Rebirth

Pregnancy, Birth, and Miscarriage
Sacrament: Baptism
The Churching of Women
Sin, Penance, & Reconciliation

Morning Offering
Nightly Examination of Conscience
Sacrament: Confession
Gaining Indulgences
Redemptive Suffering: "Offering it up"
Growing in Sanctity & Living Life

Sacrament: Holy Communion
Sacrament: Confirmation
Judging Others
Conversion of the Heart
Adverting to God: Making Life a Prayer
Trusting in God
The Logos, the Transcendentals, and Sanity
Moral Thinking: A Basic Primer on Catholic Moral Theology
Becoming Virtuous: Acquiring the Cardinal Virtues
Widow's Mite: On Doing What You Can With What You've Got
Catholic Social Teaching

Spiritual Warfare: The Preternatural World
Dealing With Homosexuality (Adults Only)
Spreading the Gift Around: Evangelizing
I'm Trad, But My Family Isn't. Help!

Toxic Traddism
Rebuilding: What We Need to Do
Growing Old

The Social Sacraments

Betrothal: Getting Engaged
Sacrament: Holy Matrimony

Sacrament: Holy Orders
Sickness and Death

Sick Calls
Sacrament: Unction
The Catholic Way of Dying
Burying the Dead: Catholic Funerals
Praying for the Dead
Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell

Sacred Time

The Liturgical Year
Seasonal Customs: Advent, Christmas, Septuagesima, Lent, Easter, & Feast Days

Holy Years of Jubilee
The Catholic Day, Week, & Month
Keeping the Lord's Day
Name Days

The Canonical Hours
The Angelus

Sacred Space

The Domestic Church: The Catholic Home
The Family Dinner Table
Mary Gardens
Roadside Shrines
Parishes, Dioceses, Archdioceses, Patriarchates
Types of Ecclesiastical Buildings
Station Churches
Inside Your Church

Sacred Things

Introduction to Sacramentals
Holy Oils
Sacred Images: Statues & Other Icons
Crucifixes and Crosses
Palm Branches
St. Joseph's Cinctures (Cords)
St. Benedict Medal
The Miraculous Medal
Relics and the Incorruptibles
The Shroud of Turin and the Sudarium of Oviedo
The Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano
Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Tilma of St. Juan Diego
Agnus Dei
Holy Cards
St. Anthony's Brief
Sacrifice Beads

  Things You Need to Know

Lists every Catholic should be familiar with
The Parables of Lord Christ
Books of the Catholic Bible
The Davidic Psalter

Marian Apparitions Deemed Worthy of Belief
Christian Symbols
Symbols of the Saints in Art
Doctors of the Church

Lyrics and Melodies of Traditional Catholic Hymns
Learn to Chant the Pater Noster
Imprimi Potest, Nihil Obstat, & Imprimatur

Phrases & Abbreviations Catholics Use
About the Spanish Inquisition
About the Crusades

Religious & the Hierarchy

Religious Life
Abbreviations of Religious Orders
Addressing and Greeting Clergy & Religious
List of Popes & Ecumenical Councils
How Popes are Elected
Basic Information About Vatican City
How to Receive a Papal Blessing

Beautiful Things

The Book of Nature
The Sibyls
The Zodiac
The Four Temperaments
Catholics and the Animal World
Mystery, Miracle, and Morality Plays
Maria Lactans: Mary as Nursing Mother
Precious Stones of the Bible

Catholic Library

Catholic Library
Nonna's Books for Children
Catholic Movies
Archbishop Fulton Sheen in Audio
Catholic Desktop Wallpapers & Backgrounds
Miscellaneous Stuff