Our Lady's Promise Apostolate Blog

Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Poor Souls in Purgatory

Posted by Site Webmaster on Friday, November 15, 2013, In : Our Lady's Promise 
November, the month dedicated to the Poor Souls in Purgatory

II Maccabees 12:43-46: "And making a gathering, he (Judas) sent
twelve thousand drachms of silver to Jerusalem for sacrifice to be
offered for the sins of the dead, thinking well and religiously
concerning the resurrection, (For if he had not hoped that they that
were slain should rise again, it would have seemed superfluous and
vain to pray for the dead,) And because he considered that they who
had fallen asleep with ...
Continue reading ...

Pope Francis: It is everyone's Church (Everyone invited to the Lord's Feast)

Posted by Site Webmaster on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, In : OLP Newsline 
At the heart of Christianity is an invitation to the Lord’s feast. That was Pope Francis’ message at Mass this morning at the Casa Santa Marta. The Pope said that the Church is “not only for good people;” the invitation to be a part of it concerns everyone. And he added that, at the Lord’s feast we must “participate fully” and with everyone; we can’t pick and choose. Christians, he said, can’t be content with simply being on the guest list – not participating fully i...
Continue reading ...

The Rule of the Theotokos (Byzantine Rosary)

Posted by Site Webmaster on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, In : Byzantine Catholics 

The Rule of the Theotokos is the Marian Rosary in a form which is indigenous to the Byzantine East, especially the Russian Church. Here is a brief account of its history and significance:

It is well known that Saint Seraphim of Sarov (1759 – 1833) prayed a form of the Rosary. Saint Seraphim’s Rule of the Theotokos consisted in one hundred and fifty repetitions of the Angelic Salutation, divided into fifteen decades. He said the Our Father only once at t...

Continue reading ...

Pax et Bonum!

Our Lady's Promise Blog Our Lady's Promise is a Catholic Lay Franciscan Apostolate dedicated to evangelism and daily use of Our Lady's gifts of the Scapular and Holy Rosary.


Please help our Apostolate grow and maintain this website. Please consider making a donation.







1 chronicles 1 corinthians 1 john 1 kings 1 maccabees 1 peter 1 samuel 1 thessalonians 1 timothy 2 chronicles 2 corinthians 2 john 2 kings 2 maccabees 2 peter 2 samuel 2 thessalonians 2 timothy 3 john acts acts of the apostles adoration agatha akita amos angela angels apostle apparitions assisi attack aubin authority bakhita baptism baruch bible blaise blessed blessings blood body bread brigid burdens byzantine cardinal care catherine catholic charles christ christian christlikeness church colossians compassion consequences contentment corinthians cornelius creator crucifying daily daniel david de defending deuteronomy devils divine healing dollen domanski drink e. ecclesiastes einsiedeln envy ephesians esther eternity eucharist eucharistic eudes exodus ezekiel ezra faith faithfulness fast fasting faustina fear for forgiveness francis friendship gaetano galatians genesis gifts gildas god god's gospel grace great greed grief guidance guilt habakkuk haggai happy heart heaven hebrews hell holiness holy hosea ireland isaiah james jeremiah jerzy jesus job joel john jonah joseph josephine joshua jude judges judith kindness kings lady lai lamentations latin laziness leonissa leviticus life living love luke lust maccabees malachi margaret mary alacoque mark mary mary of agreda mass matthew mercy merici messiah micah michael miki morality mother nahum nehemiah neumann novena numbers obadiah obedience of one original sin orthodox others our parentin patience paul pentecost peter philemon philippians pius pope power prayer prayers precious priest proverbs provision psalm psalms purgatory purity purpose questions reading religion revelation ricci romans rosage rosary ruth sacrament sacraments sales samuel satisfaction scriptural scripture security selfishness sex siena sin sirach song of songs sorrow sovereignty spirit spiritual st. st. francis strength study surrender talbot temptation teresa testimony the therese thessalonians timothy titus to tobit trials trinity triune trust understanding valentine walfrid will wisdom witnessing worry your zechariah zephaniah