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Jesus invites us: “Come, and you will see”
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January 14, 2018

Jesus invites us: “Come, and you will see”

When moments of revelation take place in our lives, we are called to respond. John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.” The two disciples heard…
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5 Tips from St. Ambrose to boost your spiritual life
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January 12, 2018

5 Tips from St. Ambrose to boost your spiritual life

The 4th-century Doctor of the Church had a unique ability to pierce the heavenly veil. Bishop of Milan during the 4th century, Ambrose led a devout life of prayer. He often spent the entire night praying and writing down his…
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10 Short and powerful prayers to pray during the day
ArticlesPrayers
January 12, 2018

10 Short and powerful prayers to pray during the day

Don't have any time? Try these powerful prayers that only take seconds to pray. Have you ever been moved to a silent or vocal burst of prayer? “Lord, help me!” is the short, powerful prayer phrase we probably use most…
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5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Prayer Life
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January 12, 2018

5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Prayer Life

If you are feeling stymied about prayer, do not be afraid; it doesn't get any simpler than this You know that niggling sense of need. You want to pray, but you’re stranded and doubtful. Maybe you think God doesn’t want…
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Effective prayers that take less than a second
ArticlesPrayers
January 12, 2018

Effective prayers that take less than a second

We've got to be convinced that God is always near us. We live as though he were far away, and we forget that he is also continually by our side. While it is essential to set aside time each day…
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Six kidnapped nuns liberated in Nigeria
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January 12, 2018

Six kidnapped nuns liberated in Nigeria

During a two day police operation, six women religious who were captured in Nigeria's Edo state two months ago were released unharmed on Saturday, generating much joy from the Christian community. The women were freed during a Jan. 6 police…
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Pope invites 2,100 needy people to the circus
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January 11, 2018

Pope invites 2,100 needy people to the circus

"God loves us and wants us to be happy." Pope Francis will be inviting some 2,100 needy people — including the homeless, a group of prisoners, low-income families and volunteers — to a circus on January 18, according to the…
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5 Fast facts about St. Catherine of Siena
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January 11, 2018

5 Fast facts about St. Catherine of Siena

She was an amazing saint who had a great impact on the world. An influential saint from the 14th century, Catherine of Siena is known and beloved by many for her holiness and tenacity of spirit. Here are five quick…
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Meet the Polish cardinal who called his Dachau internment a “holiday”
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January 11, 2018

Meet the Polish cardinal who called his Dachau internment a “holiday”

Cardinal Adam Kozłowiecki was "cheerful even in the face of the direst hardships." There’s little chance you’ll ever meet anyone quite like Cardinal Adam Kozłowiecki. Rather short, modest and smiling, he never took himself too seriously. He recommended to priests a good-natured and…
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When we’re depressed or feeling blue, this prayer from Padre Pio is a way to reach out
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January 11, 2018

When we’re depressed or feeling blue, this prayer from Padre Pio is a way to reach out

If you find yourself in a state of darkness, the key is "to reach." The small framed unsigned print reads “Reach up as high as you can today, and God will reach down the rest of the way.” It’s my…
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