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Do you know where Pope Francis gets his cheerfulness from?
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March 27, 2018

Do you know where Pope Francis gets his cheerfulness from?

In a book-interview "God is Young," the Holy Father reveals the prayer he's been reciting for 40 years to not be taken too seriously and maintain a touch of humor. Along with Pope Francis, humor and cheerfulness have entered the…
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Needing protection and comfort? Try this beautiful Novena of the Holy Cloak of Joseph
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March 27, 2018

Needing protection and comfort? Try this beautiful Novena of the Holy Cloak of Joseph

The name alone draws one in with a beautiful image ... This month of St. Joseph is a great time to begin praying a lesser-known but incredibly powerful novena to the foster father of Jesus: the Holy Cloak Novena. The…
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The powerful devotion to Jesus’ 5 Holy Wounds
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March 24, 2018

The powerful devotion to Jesus’ 5 Holy Wounds

Pope Francis is one of the top supporters of this ancient devotion. Over the centuries there grew a powerful devotion among Christians commemorating the five principal wounds that Christ suffered during his Passion and death. Many saints practiced this devotion…
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Say this powerful prayer in front of a crucifix
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March 23, 2018

Say this powerful prayer in front of a crucifix

It can stir within your soul a great love of God. For many Christians, the presence of a crucifix in the home is a constant reminder of the great love of God for humanity. It is seen by everyone in…
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A Marian alternative to the Stations of the Cross
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March 23, 2018

A Marian alternative to the Stations of the Cross

It is called the "Via Matris." According to an ancient tradition, the Blessed Virgin Mary visited the sites of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection on a daily basis after his ascension into Heaven. Many other traditions also claim that Mary followed Jesus…
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Prayer to St. Rita, for an impossible cause
Prayers
March 22, 2018

Prayer to St. Rita, for an impossible cause

A powerful intercessor to turn to under the weight of our burdens Rita of Cascia devoted her life to the care of plague victims, without ever becoming infected with the disease. Immediately after her death she was venerated as a…
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A prayer for the child in your womb
Prayers
March 22, 2018

A prayer for the child in your womb

I consecrate this child to you with great confidence ... Eternal God and Father, who has instituted the sacrament of marriage, and blessed us with the precious gift of family and fertility, I thank you with all my heart for…
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5 Short prayers for stressful moments
Prayers
March 22, 2018

5 Short prayers for stressful moments

If you are anxious today or any day, try praying these prayers to remind you that God's got this. When life seems overwhelming, turn to God with one of these prayers.  
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This Novena for Purity finds inspiration in St. Thomas Aquinas
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March 22, 2018

This Novena for Purity finds inspiration in St. Thomas Aquinas

And Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati was a member of the confraternity that promotes this series of prayers. Many people look to Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati as an inspiration and intercessor for assistance with living out the Catholic faith. I remember…
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How to pray the Chaplet of the Precious Blood
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March 22, 2018

How to pray the Chaplet of the Precious Blood

This devotion draws a person closer to Jesus and his holy wounds. During those times in our lives when we do not feel God’s love, it is most beneficial to meditate on Jesus’ crucifixion and the many wounds he suffered…
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