The New Year is upon us - and with its coming brings New Year's resolutions - we are all familiar with them; we have all made them; we have all broken them by January 7...The media is replete with lists of the most popular resolutions which can usually be broken down into three categories: losing, quitting, and saving - as in weight, smoking/drinking, and money. It is a rare exception that a New Year's Resolution involves our ultimate and final goal of this life - eternal happiness with the Lord in the next. Don't get me wrong - I am not suggesting that you cease making the "losing, quitting, saving" resolutions - just that you consider adding a resolution or two that will impact your life for all eternity. Here are 7 Catholic resolutions for the New Year to consider: 1. Go to Daily Mass one extra day per week. The Catechism of the Catholic Church , quoting Lumen Gentium, describes the Eucharist as "the source and suumit of the Christian life"