Catholics can and should honor Mary all year round, but May is an especially fitting time to develop a devotion to her.
Why exactly did Jesus have to die, and how did His dying wash away our sins? We cannot fully appreciate Christ's tremendous sacrifice on the cross without understanding these reasons.
One of the best arguments for the Catholic Church being the one, true Christian Church is that it was the first. The Protestant Reformation happened 1,500 years later and has since spawned hundreds of offshoot churches. This is the opposite of the Catholic Church, which has, in matters of core doctrine, remained stable throughout the ages.
A priest was celebrating Mass in Gerona, Spain in 1297. At some point during the Mass, he began to doubt whether the Holy Eucharist was truly the Body of Christ.
Eucharistic Adoration is an opportunity to visit Jesus, who is truly present in the Blessed Sacrament.