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Why St. Joseph is called the “Terror of Demons”

Missionaries, exorcists and satanists all attest to the power of St. Joseph’s intercession against demonic foes. When reciting the Litany of St. Joseph, many are…

Prayers

How to obtain a plenary indulgence on Fridays in Lent with this short prayer

Let us not forget the souls in Purgatory! Fridays in Lent can reap eternal benefits, either for yourself or for a loved one in purgatory,…

Vatican

Pope visits Ukrainian children in hospital receiving treatment

Pope Francis travels to the Vatican’s Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital to visit a group of Ukrainian children receiving treatment after fleeing the war in their…

Prayers

Novena for the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Annunciation Novena I greet you, Ever-blessed Virgin, Mother of God, Throne of Grace, miracle of Almighty Power! I greet you, Sanctuary of the Most…

Prayers

The Mysterious origin of the Prayer to St. Micheal

The Prayer to St Micheal the Archangel is a prayer that is well known by many Catholics today. There are two versions of the Mysterious…

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Where does the Miraculous Medal come from and what does this mean?

The story of the Miraculous Medal arises from the apparitions of our Blessed Mother to St. Catherine Laboure, a novice at the motherhouse of the…

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Try this fun Lent Quiz today!

1. What is the original meaning of the word “Lent”? A)   Prayer B)   Strength C)   Family D)   Spring Answer: D; The word lent come from the…

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First Comes Love; Then Comes Marriage; Then Comes Temptation

Those first flutters of romantic love are all-encompassing, joyful without measure, obsessive and consuming, but even in marriage, happily ever after is a long, often…

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How, why, and when did Satan fall from heaven?

Question: How, why, and when did Satan fall from heaven? Answer: Isaiah 14:12-14 and Ezekiel 28:12-18  symbolically describe Satan’s fall from heaven. While these two…

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How can I pray the rosary better?

Full Question When I pray the rosary, I can’t concentrate on the mysteries when I am saying the Hail Marys, so instead, I pause and…

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Lenten Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

During Lent, the Church invites us to engage in “spiritual combat” against these deadly sins We admit that shadows lurk within our hearts. “I do not…

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See the Duties of Archangels Micheal, Gabriel, and Raphael

The three Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael are the only angels named in Sacred Scripture and all three have important roles in the history of…

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What is Ash Wednesday?

Origin of Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday is Wednesday after Quinquagesima Sunday and marks the first day of the Lenten fast. In the Roman Missal, it…

Prayers

Prayer for the Morning (February 25, 2022)

O Lord, open my lips and my mouth shall declare your praise. (Ps 51:17)   Glory to the Father…. Alleluia!   Hymn   Have mercy,…

Prayers

Prayer for the Evening (February 24, 2022)

In peace, let us pray to the Lord. Glory to the Father…. Alleluia!   Hymn   Joyful, joyful, we adore thee, God of glory, Lord…

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How many times can a Catholic receive Holy Communion each day?

A Catholic may receive Holy Communion twice a day. However, there are other special circumstances. The Code of Canon Law (#917) stipulates, “A person who…

Prayers

Prayer for the Evening (February 23, 2022)

Let us call on the Lord’s name!   Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in…

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3 threatening tactics Satan uses to keep us away from God

Satan uses several tactics to keep us away from God. Recognizing this is the first step towards defeating him. Satan would like nothing more than…

Prayers

Prayer for the Morning (February 18, 2022)

Prayer for the Morning God is in our midst, a mighty savior: come, let us adore! Glory to the Father…. Alleluia!   Hymn   All…

Prayers

Prayer for the Morning (February 17, 2022)

Prayer for the Morning Faithful is God, faithful and true: let us give thanks and praise!   Glory to the Father…. Alleluia!   Hymn  …