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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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5 Saints who were great dads
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June 17, 2018

5 Saints who were great dads

These holy men remain strong models for fathers around the world. It’s not easy being a good father. It requires a great deal of sacrifice, willing to do what is necessary to guide your children to be the best versions…
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What is the difference between Elijah and Elisha?
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June 15, 2018

What is the difference between Elijah and Elisha?

These Old Testament prophets are frequently confused with each other. There are many names of important figures in the Old Testament, and often they can be confusing. For example, in the Book of Kings there are two prophets who have…
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Are there any funny jokes in the Bible?
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June 15, 2018

Are there any funny jokes in the Bible?

The Bible is surprisingly full of humorous episodes that can make one chuckle or even laugh out loud. The book of Proverbs is full of wisdom, including this profound insight on the value of humor, “A cheerful heart is a…
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Prayer to St. Anthony to find an item that was lost
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June 13, 2018

Prayer to St. Anthony to find an item that was lost

When you have lost something, St. Anthony knows how to find it! Losing or misplacing something can be one of the most frustrating things in the whole world. Especially when you lose an item or object that you need, right…
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