Catholic Faith Matters

FORGOTTEN PRACTICES

Forgotten Catholic Practices

by Cardinal Dolan
Archbishop of New York

Guardian Angels

When a Siren Sounds…

Relics

Six Holy Days of Obligation

Act of Contrition

Act of Charity

Act of Faith


Wearing a Medal

“AMDG” and”JMJ”


Double Knee Bow

Daily Devotions


Monthly Devotions

Daily Prayers


Acts of Reverence to Jesus when Passing a Church

Fasting before Holy Communion


Novenas

Patron Saints


Praying for the Dead

Crucifixes and Sacred Images in the Home


Candles

Visits to the Blessed Sacrament

Sign of the Cross on Our Foreheads before Gospel

Kneeling

Striking of the Breast

Bowing

Genuflecting in front of Tabernacle

Blessing Ourselves

Holy Water Font