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Remembering September 11

September 11, 2001 is a day that we will forever remember as our country lost thousands of innocent lives at the hands of men intent on delivering a fatal blow […]

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The Care and Feeding of a Catholic Prayer Life

Catholics are learning how much they need prayer, and how simple it is to integrate prayer into our lives. Older Catholics are discovering new ways to converse with their God; […]

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What to learn at the World Meeting of Families

The World Meeting of Families next month in Philadelphia aims to lead families to know their importance as a gift from God and to help them open their hearts to […]

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Church Revitalization: 5 Reasons It Works (When It Works)

Everybody is talking about Evangelization and Discipleship these days. There are also no shortage of people willing to tell churches how to do it. Then there are the people who are successfully […]

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Making God a Priority in Your Catholic Home

As Catholics, our priorities are directed by our love for God and love for our neighbor. We must be in relationship with God in prayer  and we must share that relationship within […]

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The Role of Philanthropy in Fostering Work

Clearing Obstacles to Work: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Fostering Self Reliance highlights nonprofits that excel at helping troubled populations—ex-offenders, high-school dropouts, drug addicts, the mentally and physically disabled, and […]

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Friendship With God

How to add a dose of spirituality to your daily life

The Church teaches that we are all called to holiness What does holiness mean? According to my oldest child (a very opinionated and precocious first grader who likes to give […]

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis: Sundays are a Gift from God, Don’t Ruin It

Going to Mass brings the grace of Jesus Christ to each of our celebrations, he said, since it is in the Eucharist that we encounter his presence, love and sacrifice. […]

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Heroic Priesthood

Watch the Award-Winning “Heroic Priesthood” Film

If you haven’t seen “Heroic Priesthood”, you can watch the full ten-minute film at the link below. Please share it with friends and family, especially young men who may be interested […]

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What we can learn from the Transfiguration today

“The purpose of the Transfiguration was to show us that it is possible with the grace of God to be transfigured to the divine spirit of life,” said Father Thaines […]

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Ten Things You Need to Know About the Transfiguration

This Wednesday commemorates the mysterious event known as the Transfiguration. This event can be hard for Catholics to understand. Why did it happen? What did it mean? Here are ten things you […]

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Learning from Jesus

The teaching of Jesus is not another opinion. His words are spirit and life, giving us this God-vision that helps us to see things the way that God sees them. […]

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