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Two new books give parents ideas to help raise kids Catholic

By Regina Lordan Throughout his papacy, St. John Paul II called on parents to recommit themselves to the vows they made in matrimony and again during their children’s baptisms: to […]

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Finding Inspiration:

Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters offer thoughts on the founding fathers of Victory Noll HUNTINGTON — Father John Joseph Sigstein founded the community that would become Our Lady of […]

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Finding peace in the sanctuary of the heart – ‘Meditations for Advent’

Once a well-known and highly sought-after French philosopher and theologian, Father Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet has become a name unfamiliar to most. In the late 15th century, Father Bossuet memorized the Scriptures […]

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Festivities honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Celebrations of the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe will include Masses, re-enactments of Mary’s apparitions to St. Juan Diego, renditions of the “Mañanitas” birthday song traditionally sung to […]

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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, falls on a Saturday this year, but as the patronal feast of the United States, it remains a holy day of obligation. […]

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Advent hope from St. Vincent de Paul

Referred to as the apostle of charity, St. Vincent de Paul is best known for his love for the poor and for founding the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) and […]

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Preparing our hearts for Christ’s light

“The people in darkness have seen a great light; Upon those who lived in a land of gloom, a light has shone” — Isaiah 9:1 Recently, there have been many […]

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Order of Malta conducts Lourdes Days of Grace and Healing

By Chris Godfrey Now is a time of grace: a time when the miracle of change is possible through living testimony that people have no lasting place here. We make […]

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Blessings for the Advent season

Blessing of a Christmas Tree The use of the Christmas tree is relatively modern. Its origins are found in the medieval mystery plays that depicted the tree of paradise and […]

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Father Robert Pelton, CSC: living among the saints

Msgr. Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI were declared saints of the Catholic Church on Oct. 14. Father Robert Pelton, CSC –– a Holy Cross priest, theologian and filmmaker who […]

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Annulments: Answers to common questions, objections and misconceptions

This article represents the third and final installment of a series on the topic of annulments. What God has joined together, no human being must separate (Mark 10:9). These words […]

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St. Rose of Lima Parish celebrates 150 years

Click here for more photos from the celebration. St. Rose of Lima Parish completes 150 years in 2018. This significant anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate the gift of faith, […]