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The Origin of Advent Wreath

The Advent wreath is part of our long-standing Catholic tradition. Also, families, especially those with young children, can incorporate the Advent wreath light…

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30 Jul 2016 News No comments

Pope: ‘In welcoming the outcast, our credibility as Christians is at stake’

Holy Father urges youth to follow Jesus's Way of the Cross through works of mercy By embracing the hunger, thirst and loneliness of others, young people can to…

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22 Jul 2016 Articles Comments (2)

Receiving the Sacraments After Divorce and Remarriage

I recently got a call at Catholic Answers from a woman who had fallen away from the Church many years ago but had come back home after watching EWTN and listeni…

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07 Jul 2016 Articles Comments (2)

Are There Cults in the Catholic Church?

A friend of mine is a school principal, a job that often requires the skills of a seasoned diplomat. He must balance the desires of students, parents, teach…

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28 Jan 2016 Articles Comments (1)

Gnosticism Is All Around Us

I once gave a lecture in a Northwestern diocese—up in the morning, back to San Diego in the afternoon, the entire trip taking only ten hours—and came away…

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20 Sep 2016 Articles Comments (2)

7 powerful morning prayers you need to get your day started with God

Rise and shine - the great morning awaits all of God's children. This may be a well-known fact ... not everyone is a morning person. Some people really strug…

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06 Nov 2016 News No comments

Authorities on high alert - Al-Qaeda plans attacks to thwart U.S. elections

U.S. authorities believe terror group al-Qaeda is plotting attacks in three states on election day. According to CBS News, unnamed sources revealed al-Qaeda …

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24 Dec 2015 Europe News Vatican No comments

Pope Francis named "Charlemagne Prize Winner"

Pope Francis has been selected as the Charlemagne Annual award winner for 2016 for bringing “a message of hope and encouragement” to Europe in a time of uncerta…

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05 Sep 2015 News USA No comments

Holy See expresses cautious support for UN development goals

The Holy See on Tuesday expressed its “strong support” for the 2030 United Nations development agenda, but added it has “firm reservations” about some items in …

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10 touching quotes about Mother Teresa by people who met her

From St John Paul II to the Queen, Mother Teresa left a lasting impression on those she met

“Travelling tirelessly the streets of the entire world. Mother Teresa marked history of our century. This morning, I celebrated, with intimate emotion, Holy Mass for her, unforgettable witness to a love made up of concrete and ceaseless service to the poorest of our brothers.” – Pope John Paul II, 1997

“Mother’s death represents an immense loss to the millions touched by her charity. Such a one as her has rarely walked the earth.” – KR Narayanan, President of India, 1997

“A beacon of light and hope for millions of poor has gone out of our lives.” – IK Gujral, Prime Minister of India, 1997

“Mother Teresa is gone, but as the gospels teach us these things endure: faith, hope and love. She had them in abundance.” – Bill Clinton, US President, 1997

“She will continue to live on in the hearts of all those who have been touched by her selfless love.” – Queen Elizabeth II, 1997

“She was very human – she loved chocolate, she loved ice cream.” –Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, director of the Mother Teresa Centre, 2016

“She would say to me in difficult times, ‘Don’t give in to your feelings. God is permitting this.’ This really taught me that the best and the worst in life would pass and if I learn myself to accept the cross, to be quiet, humble and hopeful, that all will pass.” – Sister Nirmala, Superior General, Missionaries of Charity, Calcutta, 2007

“Mother had a very different and special light and a magnetic, personable charisma. She was truly a Mother to all of us, filled with unconditional, selfless love.” – Michael Collopy, photographer, 2016

“She knew what she wanted, and she was single-minded in getting things done.” – Jim Towey, President of Ave Maria University, 2016

“Her witness was testimony that things can change. She did not speak of justice so much as do justice.” – Ken Hackett, US ambassador to the Holy See, 2016


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