Monthly Archives: February 2014

Preparing for Lent


Well, it’s that time of year where the most popular conversation filler for Catholics and non-Catholics alike (and umm… even non-religious apparently?) seems to be: “Sooo… what are you doing for Lent?” My initial response has usually been something like: *gasp* “Who? What? When? … Continue reading

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A Little Humour


I don’t know about you, but that one always makes me laugh. “Cheerfulness strengthens the heart and makes us persevere in a good life. Therefore the servant of God ought always to be in good spirits.” — St. Philip Neri

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Ad Orientem


Last Wednesday, the University of Dundee Catholic Society received a nice surprise! During our weekly meeting, we had Mass offered for us by a Dominican priest, Fr. Lawrence Lew, from the Edinburgh University chaplaincy. Having Mass said for us (and having the priest actually show … Continue reading

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Vocabulary


I have to admit- I am slowly but surely becoming adjusted to living in another country.  While I definitely am not aware of a lot of differences in language and customs, the most obvious ones, which seemed weird and awkward before, are slowly … Continue reading

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Monthly Novena to the Infant of Prague


“The more you honour me, the more I will bless you.” Every month The Institute of Christ the King – Sovereign Priest holds a novena to the Infant of Prague from the 17th to the 25th. Every month, we offer … Continue reading

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Novena Reminder!


“The more you honour me, the more I will bless you.” It’s almost time! The 17th of the month will soon be here and it will be time to continue our devotion to the Infant King!

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Communion on the Tongue… A Cause for Irreverence?


I just read an intriguing article from the National Catholic Register titled: “Why I’m Giving Up Communion on the Tongue” (bear with me…) The article talks about the difficulties of receiving Communion on the tongue from Eucharistic Minsters.  Ultimately concluding that … Continue reading

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Proof I’m An American


Apparently, one is not a dedicated American if they don’t watch the Superbowl. Good thing I am! From Scotland… over Skype… Y’know… I’d hate for my nationalism to be questioned.      

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