Forgotten Catholic Practices

by Cardinal Dolan
Archbishop of New York

Offer It Up

When a Siren Sounds…


Six Holy Days of Obligation

Act of Contrition

Act of Charity

Act of Faith

Wearing a Medal

“AMDG” and”JMJ”

Double Knee Bow

Daily & Monthly Devotions

Guardian Angels

Daily Prayers

Acts of Reverence to Jesus when Passing a Church

Fasting before Holy Communion


Patron Saints

Praying for the Dead

Crucifixes and Sacred Images in the Home


Visits to the Blessed Sacrament

Sign of the Cross on Our Foreheads before Gospel


Striking of the Breast


Genuflecting in front of Tabernacle

Blessing Ourselves

Holy Water Font