Lumen Mundi Blog

Retail Advice from Lumen Mundi
November 28, 2018

THE MORE THINGS STAY THE SAME

Retailing is one of the oldest businesses of all, and the fundamentals today are the same as they were when Roman legions conquered the Holy Land. Let's remind ourselves what these are.

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Email Engages
November 13, 2018

Email Engages

Used to be everyone understood "engagement" to mean a ring and a commitment to marriage. Now, it's a word that usually comes along wrapped in digital webernet techspeak about analytics, featured snippets, heatmaps, and keyword density. Knowing what all that stuff means must be great, but it's not what specialty retailing is about, and we can safely ignore most of it. Customer engagement, though, is for real, and email is a small retailer's friend.

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A Story of Faith
November 07, 2018

A Story of Faith

Please join us in a story of faith:

Frank, one of our Lumen Mundi Sales Reps, was corresponding with one of our customers in the Pacific; she was recently in harm’s way from the Super Typhoon Yutu.  Her story of faith and of commitment touched us, and I want to share it with our customers. 

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Healing Saints
October 29, 2018

Healing Saints

In our modern idiom, we would say that when it came to helping others, John of God had no brakes. His fidelity to the grace of God dominated his being and guided his actions. Perhaps the best-known of the many miracles associated with him is his rescue of the patients in a burning hospital. At one point a roof collapse plunged him into the heart of the flames, but he emerged unscathed.

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Who are the Healing Saints?
February 16, 2018

Who are the Healing Saints?

Many people can tell you how powerful Pray can be. Maintaining faith in God’s will can be very difficult during trying times in our life, but through prayer we are able to find strength. Sometimes we need more than just our own prays to guide us through. Catholic have turned to the Healing Saints for particularly difficult issues. Healing [...]

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Whats So Great About Pocket Tokens?
February 09, 2018

Whats So Great About Pocket Tokens?

Pocket tokens have always been one of our best sellers at Lumen Mundi. There are many reasons why people love these items both as gifts and keepsakes for themselves. We wanted to share some of the most common questions we get about our Pocket Tokens. Q: What is a Pocket Token?A: Our Pocket Tokens are 1-1/4-inch tokens [...]

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Saint Benedict Door Rosary
January 25, 2018

Saint Benedict Door Rosary

What is a Door Rosary? Our Saint Benedict Door Rosary is one of our most unique items. With 23 mm beads the Door Rosary is designed to fit around most door knobs. It is intended to be Placed on the door knob of the entry door of a room. It like many traditional Saint Benedict items is meant to [...]

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January 19, 2018

Saint Benedict Display

Choosing products to carry in your store can be difficult, especially when you are trying to figure out how you want to display it. A great option are pre-assembled displays.Pre-assembled displays are display units with pre-selected products assigned to them. The location and quantity of each item on the display is chosen for you. They usually come with easy [...]

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Improve your Sales with Add-On
January 12, 2018

Improve your Sales with Add-On

Add-On Sales There are many ways that a store can increase their sales. The simplest way and maybe the easiest to track is Add-On Items. But what is a good Add-On item to offer? I’m Glad you asked! The most effective Add-On items tend to be two things: Small and Inexpensive.Let’s break down the benefits of [...]

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DIY - Pocket Shrine
November 25, 2015

DIY - Pocket Shrine

Shrines have been part of the Catholic church for a millennia. Found in many churches, or Holy locations they are intended to be a place of quiet and focused Prayer. Often focused around a Saint or Devotional, shrines are places where we as Christians can learn from those who have come before us,  to follow [...]

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