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6 Ideas to make sure your resolutions are truly worthwhile
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January 3, 2018

6 Ideas to make sure your resolutions are truly worthwhile

Are your 2018 goals going to benefit those around you too? Do they have eternal consequences? Planning to start a diet in the New Year is so not original. Plus they usually don’t work, at least not permanently. Have you failed already, only…
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3 Filipino bishops on the road to canonization
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January 3, 2018

3 Filipino bishops on the road to canonization

And one of the bishops was found incorrupt. Among the many causes for canonization being considered in Rome are those of three bishops from the Philippines. Each of the bishops lived in the 20th century and was highly regarded for…
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What is the most popular Christian prayer after the Our Father and Hail Mary?
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January 2, 2018

What is the most popular Christian prayer after the Our Father and Hail Mary?

Many believe it is this prayer. For many Christians around the world, the Our Father and Hail Mary stand as the basic pillars of their prayer life. After those two traditional prayers, there stands one biblical prayer that is equally…
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Finding hope for 2018, despite the headlines of 2017
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January 2, 2018

Finding hope for 2018, despite the headlines of 2017

If it all seems too dreary to leave room for optimism, come with us as we look for the bright side of the news stories. The one time Jesus commented on the news, he took one lesson from it: Humanity must…
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What part do I play in both the peace and the disturbance of my home?
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January 1, 2018

What part do I play in both the peace and the disturbance of my home?

Christmas is a season when we come together with those whom we love to celebrate love. Jesus went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them; and his mother kept all these things in her heart.…
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10 Fathers whose parenthood helped them become saints
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January 1, 2018

10 Fathers whose parenthood helped them become saints

Whenever you dads feel unappreciated or at a loss for how to do what’s best for the kids, remember that you are not alone. Studies show that fathers are enormously influential in the care and formation of their children. The role…
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Prayer of the 5 Kisses for Baby Jesus
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January 1, 2018

Prayer of the 5 Kisses for Baby Jesus

This lovely little prayer is perfect for the Christmas Octave and beyond. Kissing his little right hand: O my Jesus, what you want, I also want. I want it because you want it, O Jesus. Kissing his little left hand: Jesus,…
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5 Sayings from the Desert Fathers to start off the New Year right
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January 1, 2018

5 Sayings from the Desert Fathers to start off the New Year right

Start your year with a healthy dose of the Desert Fathers. The Desert Fathers may have lived in 4th century, but their lives and spiritual wisdom can still penetrate our thick modern-day souls. Their sayings were originally compiled into a…
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2 Simple prayers to begin the New Year
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January 1, 2018

2 Simple prayers to begin the New Year

Pause for a minute to pray these prayers with hopeful expectation at what is to come. New Year’s Day is typically a day filled with hope, looking forward to what will transpire during the next 12 months. One of the…
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Prayer for a Blessing on the New Year
Prayers
January 1, 2018

Prayer for a Blessing on the New Year

O sacred and adorable Trinity, hear our prayers on behalf of our holy Father the Pope, our Bishops, our clergy, and for all that are in authority over us. Bless, we beseech Thee, during the coming year, the whole Catholic Church; convert heretics and unbelievers; soften…
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