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June 2018

Is this where Jesus turned water into wine?
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June 19, 2018

Is this where Jesus turned water into wine?

Archaeologist believes he has identified the site of the wedding at Cana. The very first miracle Jesus performed in the Gospels took place during a wedding in Cana of Galilee. When the party had run out of wine, Jesus —…
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The silent apparition
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June 17, 2018

The silent apparition

Mary appeared with the two men who shared homes with her during her time on earth. On the northwestern coast of Ireland sits County Mayo, and within that green, lush county lies what was once the Knock Parish Church. Today…
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How St. John Paul II became known as “Lolek the Goalie”
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June 17, 2018

How St. John Paul II became known as “Lolek the Goalie”

Growing up in Poland, John Paul II enjoyed playing sports, especially soccer and hockey. Known as the “skiing pope,” John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) was more well-known in his childhood days as a soccer player. He even earned the nickname…
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Why the image of plain old regular Mary is the very best one
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June 17, 2018

Why the image of plain old regular Mary is the very best one

If we truly believed that Mary was the Mother of God we would tread lightly before her. Or would we? It was the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and my niece Elizabeth had just turned 4. That morning, none…
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Practical tips for Christian meditation, according to St. Francis de Sales
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June 17, 2018

Practical tips for Christian meditation, according to St. Francis de Sales

Here are a few useful tips the next time you set aside time for prayerful meditation. St. Francis de Sales, a doctor of the Church and a devout French bishop of the 17th century, wrote an incredibly insightful book on…
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Wanna pray with your spouse but feel too embarrassed? Try this!
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June 17, 2018

Wanna pray with your spouse but feel too embarrassed? Try this!

It may feel a little awkward the first time, but it’s worth it. “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” Twelve simple words – one powerful prayer. And after almost two decades of marriage, my…
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Pope: Jesus’ doctrine on women changed history
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June 17, 2018

Pope: Jesus’ doctrine on women changed history

Francis laments that women are still victims of a "use and throw away mentality" The doctrine of Jesus is a before-and-after moment in history’s treatment of women, said Pope Francis today. But still women are humiliated and mistreated, which is…
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Watch the pope’s video that won an international prize for best strategy
Church
June 17, 2018

Watch the pope’s video that won an international prize for best strategy

"Through images, movement, and music, the video makes the pope's call come alive." A video with the collaboration of Pope Francis has won today an international prize for “best strategy in social action” at the International Festival of Social Publicity…
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Pope Francis will meet victims of sexual abuse in Ireland
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June 17, 2018

Pope Francis will meet victims of sexual abuse in Ireland

In context of trip for World Meeting of Families, Francis will again reach out to those who have been harmed by Church leaders Pope Francis will meet victims of clergy sexual abuse during his visit to Ireland on August 25…
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Rugged and ready to take care of yourself? This mission group calls on men like you
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June 17, 2018

Rugged and ready to take care of yourself? This mission group calls on men like you

Spreading the Gospel to the ends of the earth is not for the faint of heart. A century ago, a group of four Maryknoll priests left their headquarters in Ossining, New York, to establish the community’s first mission in China.…
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