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July 15, 2017

10 Most Stunning Catholic Basilicas

The following is a list of basilicas (generally speaking a basilica is a large Church of special importance – prior to Christianity they were usually Roman civic buildings) recognized by…
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July 8, 2017

The Secret to Praying Better

Do we truly understand what we are asking? “Father, would you teach me how to pray better?” People are always surprised when I answer, “No,” so I have to offer…
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July 8, 2017

What humans can do that angels can’t

Hint: Our very vulnerability gives us something angels can only admire but never achieve “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread,” said Alexander Pope, thereby proving that he understood more…
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July 8, 2017

The Mysterious "Holy Icons – Preserving" Bees

In Greece, a pious beekeeper has a habit of putting icons in his beehives. The icons bless the bees ... and the bees protect the icons. For a decade, a…
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July 8, 2017

The way ahead for gay Catholics

Two years ago Cardinal Vincent Nichols asked me to be his liaison and chaplain to the Farm Street LGBT group in central London Two years ago Cardinal Vincent Nichols asked…
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July 8, 2017

The art Pope Francis loves

What is Pope Francis’ idea of art? A new documentary titled ‘Pope Francis – My idea of art,’ delves into the Roman Pontiff’s artistic side and explore what art personally…
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July 8, 2017

A Message from Doubting Thomas on Freedom

An encounter with the Lord frees us from sin and fear, and frees us for mission and evangelization, said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore in his homily at the closing…
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July 7, 2017

2 Ways we get Prayer “Wrong”

Perhaps we think the offer of God to us is too good to be true... Are we sure that we’re praying right? Me neither. Let’s consider praying “right” by first…
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July 7, 2017

Seven Great Reasons to Go to Confession Tomorrow (and Often)

Confession is a gift that keeps on giving. Go early, go often and bring the kids. At the Gregorian Institute at Benedictine College, we believe it is time for Catholics…
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July 7, 2017

God’s Holy Weapons against Satan

God’s holy weapons against Satan, Part 1: The gift of prophecy Fourth in a series on spiritual warfare: Elijah and the power of obedience “Consider well the seed that gave…
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