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February 2018

3 Powerful sacramentals to have in your car
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February 28, 2018

3 Powerful sacramentals to have in your car

These religious items not only remind you of God, but also invoke God's protection. Traveling in our cars can often be the most frustrating experience and can put a damper on the rest of the day. Our emotions can easily…
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The first Christian altar was the cross, Pope Francis says
Church
February 28, 2018

The first Christian altar was the cross, Pope Francis says

Pope Francis said Wednesday that having Mass centered around the altar is meant to remind faithful that the cross is the first Christian altar on which Christ offered the sacrifice of his life. During the Liturgy of the Eucharist, the…
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Pope to Asia Bibi’s daughter: I often think of your mother, and I pray for her
Church
February 27, 2018

Pope to Asia Bibi’s daughter: I often think of your mother, and I pray for her

Says this persecuted Christian and Boko Haram victim are "martyrs" This weekend, Pope Francis met the family of a Christian woman imprisoned in Pakistan for “blasphemy,” Asia Bibi, and a victim of Boko Haram in Nigeria, Rebecca Bitrus. To the…
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10 Short prayers for when you pass a church
Articles
February 27, 2018

10 Short prayers for when you pass a church

These prayers honor Jesus, truly present in the tabernacle of the church. It is said that whenever St. Francis of Assisi or one of his followers passed by a church or even saw a church tower in the distance they…
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How a parish helped to free a woman from the devil
Articles
February 27, 2018

How a parish helped to free a woman from the devil

An exorcist from Sicily recounts the case of Maria, tormented by Satan for 5 years The devil exists; Fr. Benigno has encountered him often, has fought against him, and in the name of Christ and with the help of the…
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5 Tips if you’re botching Lent
Articles
February 27, 2018

5 Tips if you’re botching Lent

Forty days is not short. Old habits and sins are hard to root out Are you having a good and fruitful Lent? Growing daily in grace and holiness? Filled to the brim with love, emptied of all temptations to be…
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Loving your enemies when your enemies are your kids
Articles
February 27, 2018

Loving your enemies when your enemies are your kids

If you assume parenting is supposed to be easy, then you won’t be prepared for what is being asked of you. Every mother has her own last-straw stories. My most recent one involves a newborn, a toddler, and more paint…
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4 Amazing Eucharistic miracles from the last 20 years
Articles
February 27, 2018

4 Amazing Eucharistic miracles from the last 20 years

God continues to work miracles, even in the 21st century. Even though a large number of Eucharistic miracles date to the Middle Ages, many have occurred in the last century, with several being confirmed in the past 20 years. These…
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Meet the patrons of the Panama World Youth Day
Articles
February 27, 2018

Meet the patrons of the Panama World Youth Day

Six of the 8 were from or ministered in Latin America There are eight patrons for the January 2019 World Youth Day in Panama: six saints and two blessed who will be invoked for the event: They are: St. Jose…
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Analysis: Pope Francis makes plans as fifth anniversary approaches
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February 27, 2018

Analysis: Pope Francis makes plans as fifth anniversary approaches

Vatican City, Feb 26, 2018 / 11:44 am (CNA).- As the fifth anniversary of his pontificate approaches, it is obvious that Pope Francis has made his mark on the life of the Church, and will continue to. In fact, in…
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