Articles tagged: latin

Demons, Beer, & Breastfeeding - The Top 14 Catholic Lists of 2014


SPL Staff • December 30th, 2014

Listers, thank you for another incredible year. The popular lists of 2014 are certainly diverse. Prayers for your workday, types of demonic activity, and sacred images of breastfeeding are all among this year's finalists. The following is the third annual "top" list in the history of St. Peter's... Read More →

5 "Blessings of the Table" in Both Latin and English

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • November 7th, 2012

Listers, "the Benedictiones Mensae are the sung Latin table prayers as used in the Roman and monastic usage." SPL pulled the following collection from the EWTN collection of Latin prayers and the pictures and opening quote are taken from the New Liturgical Movement. The booklet featured in the... Read More →

The 8 Prayers Every Catholic Should Know in Latin


SPL Staff • October 24th, 2012

Listers in 1978 Bl. Pope John Paul II said, "We exhort you all to lift up high the torch of Latin which is even today a bond of unity among peoples of all nations." Even Vatican II and Pope John XXIII lauded Latin and asked that it remain the universal language of the Church; however, today the... Read More →

14 Quotes in Support of Latin in the Roman Catholic Church

History Theology

SPL Staff • August 27th, 2012

Listers, please take the time to review these quotes on the importance and immutability of Latin in the Roman Catholic Church. Note the sources: many of which can certainly not be labeled (and discarded) as "traditionalists." Latin in the Church is not a liberal or conservative issue, but a... Read More →

Glory of Rome: 5 Latin Hymns Every Catholic Should Know

Art & Architecture

SPL Staff • August 12th, 2012

Listers, our study of the best hymns within the treasury of the Church continues with a look at the Latin hymns all Catholics should know. A previous look at the best English hymns can be found at 5 English Hymns All Catholics Should Know. 1. O Sanctissima Mater amata, intemerata: ora, ora... Read More →

The Domestic Church: 7 Steps to a Proper Catholic Home

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • February 2nd, 2012

1. The King of the Catholic Home It has been said that the Catholic home should be seen as "The Domestic Church". With this being said, the Father is the head, the Mother is the beloved spouse, and the children are brought up learning to love and serve the Blessed Trinity. The true head of the... Read More →

2 Catholic Prayers for Blessing Beer

Life & Leisure Theology

SPL Staff • November 18th, 2011

Listers, in case you needed another reason to be Catholic, SPL presents a blessing for beer in both Latin and English. Rituale Romanum - Blessing of the Beer 1. Blessing of the Beer in Latin V. Adjutorium nostrum in nomine Domini. R. Qui fecit caelum et terram.V. Dominus vobiscum. R. Et cum... Read More →
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