Entries by Debbie Staresinic

On a Mission to Love… in our home (with Meghan)

“All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful.” –Flannery O’Connor. Merriam Webster defines grace as being unmerited divine assistance given to us for our sanctification. When grace comes flooding through all one can do is repeatedly say thank you with a grateful, humble heart! When the Blessed Mother seeks […]

12 Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In 1675, in a mystical vision to St. Margaret Mary Alocoque, Jesus revealed that He wanted the Feast of the Sacred Heart to be celebrated on the Friday after the Corpus Christi octave. In 1856, the Feast of the Sacred Heart became a universal […]

On a Mission to Love… in our home (with Kate)

The Holy Spirit has placed a desire deep within my heart to pray the Rosary over the years.  I can still remember the initial stirrings of that call to prayer over a decade ago – sitting on my Nana’s couch, when she gave me a wooden rosary that had been brought back from Fatima, Portugal.  […]

Series: On a Mission to Love… in our home

“Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses.”– Pope Paul V Since its release in August 2018, On a Mission to Love has inspired individuals and families throughout the world to answer Our Lady’s call to pray the rosary every […]

Hot off the Press!

Spanish edition now in stock and available at the launch rate of $10 each until June 15th (regularly $12 each). Order On a Mission to Love: Rosary Meditations for Children & Families in Spanish! You asked for it and we’re delivering: thanks to a generous earmarked donation! Ruah Woods Press also offers bookstore reseller rates […]

Fatima, the Rosary, and Theology of the Body

Many people know that St. John Paul II was shot on May 13, 1981, the memorial of Our Lady of Fatima. Many, however, do not know that on that day the Pope was planning to announce the establishment of his Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. This was to be a significant platform […]

Important Update about On a Mission to Love App

Dear Friends, you may have noticed that we are no longer updating the iPhone or android app that so many of you love. This is because the app company we worked with no longer provides adequate support or effective bug fixes. And they are quite expensive. Our agreement with this provider ends on July 12, […]

Our Lady of Fatima Novena

O Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, you deigned to come to Fatima to reveal to the three shepherd children the treasures of graces hidden in the recitation of the Rosary. Inspire our hearts with a sincere love of this devotion, so that by meditating on the mysteries of our redemption that are recalled in […]

Map of Hope: Pray the Rosary, Give Hope

Join Catholics around the world in praying the rosary with new website Map of Hope. About The Map of Hope is a passion project of three friends: Joe Kim, Joanna Hernandez, and Mike Del Ponte. Knowing the uncertainty and fear people are feeling right now, they wanted to build something to give people hope and […]