Author: Ralph

Come On In To See Our New “Antique” Statues

We are very lucky to have on our sales floor, three new “Antique” life size statues. We have a glorious statue of Saint Joseph holding the infant Jesus in his arms, one of the Holy Family (Joseph, Mary, & Jesus),…

Fasting & Abstinence: What does that really mean?

Here we are, the first Friday of Lent. If you look at any catholic calendar you will probably see a little fish on all the Fridays of Lent, on Ash Wednesday, and on Good Friday. What exactly does that mean,…

Ash Wednesday – Today we begin our Lenten Journey

Today is Ash Wednesday, which is the first day on our spiritual journey of Lent. Time sure flies by, seems like we were just in the Christmas season. I got up a bit earlier this morning so I could make…

LENT is just around the corner, then comes EASTER!!!

Ash Wednesday is March 9th this year, and of course that is the beginning of the season of Lent. If you are looking for great meditation books or pamphlets, we have a wide selection for your needs. Please come into…

The Rite…. The Book & The Movie

In The Rite, journalist Matt Baglio uses the astonishing story of one American priest’s training as an exorcist to reveal that the phenomena of possession, demons, the Devil, and exorcism are not merely a remnant of the archaic past, but…

“unPLANNED” by Abby Johnson

The dramatic true story of a former Planned Parenthood leader’s eye-opening journey across the life line. Abbey Johnson quit her job in October 2009. That simple act became a national news story because Abby was director of a Planned Parenthood…

The Third Miracle by Bill Briggs

A new and exciting book has just come out, and I thought that my readers would be interested. It’s called, “The Third Miracle: An Ordinary Man, A Medical Mystery, And A Trial Of Faith.” From the inside cover: On a…

Moving from Advent to the Christmas Season

At Evening Prayer tonight, the Universal Catholic Church moves from the Season of Advent (Nov. 28th to Dec. 24th) to the Season of Christmas (Dec. 24th to Jan. 8th). Christmas is not just a commemoration of our Lord’s birth, but…

Merry Christmas!!!!

I want to wish a very “Merry Christmas” to all of our “Kaufer“ customers, friends, family, employees, and readers of this blog. I want to wish you a very blessed Christmas season, and a wonderful New Year. My thoughts and…

We are now in the “O” days!!!!

It surprises me that most Catholics are not aware of the “O” days, as I like to call them. They run from December 17th to December 23rd. What are the “O” days? They are the “O Antiphons” that are used…