806, 2020

St John Ogilvie Martyr and Priest

June 8th, 2020|

If you are feeling marginalised in today’s society by growing religious intolerance, there is a saint you can pray to for the strength to maintain your religious beliefs in an increasingly hostile world. St John Ogilvie was born in Scotland in 1579, the son of Sir Walter Ogilvie of Drum-na-Keith, Banffshire, and raised a Calvinist. He was sent abroad

706, 2020

The 12 promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – Heart to Heart

June 7th, 2020|

Why is the devotion of the Sacred Heart of Jesus so central, so unique, so irreplaceably important to the church and for each one of us. When we share our deepest feelings with each other we often have a “heart to heart” conversation. These conversations are essential in starting new relationships and maintaining them. The word ‘Heart’ is used

1604, 2020

The Surrender Novena

April 16th, 2020|

Have you heard of Fr. Dolindo Ruotolo who was a friend and contemporary of Padre Pio. I would not have heard about him if my husband had not given me a beautiful prayer card one day with a tiny little chaplet of red glass beads, with the instructions to research this Priest and the Surrender Novena. Padre Pio once

504, 2020

Anima Christi Prayer

April 5th, 2020|

This prayer touches us on a profound level. The words are most sacred and, with the Spirit’s help, they can lead us into an immediate union with Christ. The Anima Christi (Soul of Christ) has been attributed to Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556), but historians say that it predates Ignatius by as much as a century-and-a-half. Also, a long tradition tells us

2403, 2020

Piety Stall Response to COVID-19

March 24th, 2020|

To our Piety Stall Family, We have been thinking a lot about you lately - our customers and our greater communities. In all our operations, our office, packing and shipment, hygiene, sanitising and constant cleaning remains at the highest level at all times. Additionally, we are following all government and WHO and public health guidelines for personal and building

1703, 2019

How the Physical helps us to see the Spiritual

March 17th, 2019|

It is a common practice in Lent to pray the Stations of the Cross to recall the passion of Jesus. The fourteen Stations, the images you see in every Catholic Church around the world, illustrate the fourteen steps that led Jesus from being condemned to death through to his crucifixion, death and burial.  The Stations are meditations to reflect

1103, 2019

How to Pray the Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows

March 11th, 2019|

Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows is very ancient and over time pious customs have been developed to enter into the heart of Mary that was pierced so “thoughts out of many hearts may be revealed” (Luke 2:35). One such custom owes its origin to the Servite Order founded by a group called the Seven Holy Founders in 1233.

1609, 2018

How to Pray the Workers Rosary

September 16th, 2018|

The Workers Rosary or Peace Chaplet originates from Yugoslavia, now Croatia, and has been a tradition for over 100 years.  Its had a rapid return to popularity in the early eighties as the chaplet of Medjugorje. The peace chaplet can be a wonderful addition to your prayer life and, as its name suggests, can be recited in your working

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