Catechism of The Catholic Church #966


966 "Finally the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain of original sin, when the course of her earthly life was finished, was taken up body and soul into heavenly glory, and exalted by the Lord as Queen over all things, so that she might be the more fully conformed to her Son, the ...

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe


Saint Maximilian Kolbe was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in Poland.

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St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)


Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Saint Edith Stein) (1891-1942), was a German Catholic philosopher and nun. Born into an observant Jewish family, she became an atheist by her teenage years, but converted to Christianity in 1922. In 1942 she was arrested and sent to the Auschwitz ...

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Priests In The Home

Priests In The Home

Do you invite your priests to your home? Here's why you should.

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The Catholic Origins of Do-Re-Mi

Plaque of Guido Monaco, Arezzo

Anybody who has taken piano lessons (like my wife who inspired this article), was lucky enough to have went to a school that had the budget for music class, or generally has awareness that in fact, music exists, is likely familiar with the ubiquitous and often practiced exercise colloquially ...

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How To Make An Awesome Confession


Fr. Josh Miller gives 3 practical tips to making your next Confession even better

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Saints Aquila and Priscilla

Aquilla and Prisca

When Paul came to Corinth (probably in the year 50), he met Priscilla (or Prisca) and her husband Aquila, tentmakers by trade like Paul, Jewish, and just arrived from Rome, from which city the Emperor Claudius had recently expelled the Jewish community. (The Roman historian Suetonius tells us ...

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Saint Peter


Saint Peter, Prince of the Apostles, the 1st Pope, and founder, with Saint Paul, of the see of Rome. The Rock upon which Christ built his Church.

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St. Joseph the Hymnographer

Saint Joseph the Hymnographer

St. Joseph the Hymnographer was the most prolific of the Greek hymn writers. St. Joseph is credited with the composition of about one thousand canons. A native of Sicily, he was forced to leave his island in 830 in the wake of an invasion by the Arabs, journeying to Thessalonica and then to ...

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No Apologies #68: Miracle of Lanciano


The next miracle we look at is the miracle of Lanciano, Italy. Many consider this to be the greatest Eucharistic miracle ever!

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