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July 6, 2017

Holy Smoke! Why the Church uses Incense at Mass

Its spiritual purpose is rich in meaning, and incense has been used in divine worship for thousands of years. The Catechism reminds us that prayer involves much more than our soul, “Whether…
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Padre Pio bore the stigmata, but one secret wound was more painful than the others
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July 6, 2017

Padre Pio bore the stigmata, but one secret wound was more painful than the others

The saint only revealed it to one person -- Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II Padre Pio is one of the few saints who has suffered the wounds…
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July 5, 2017

The Prayer God always answers and why you should learn it.

We know how it is, you could say a prayer for a millions years and yet seemingly get no answer. Remember by the way, that "No" is an answer. Also,…
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July 5, 2017

4 Reasons to say the Rosary every day: The Fatima connection

100-year anniversary of the apparitions seems a good time to honor Our Lady's request This year is the 100th anniversary of the visions at Fatima. Last week I pointed out that Fatima’s…
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July 5, 2017

Why Modern-Day Catholics neglect to Venerate the Precious Blood at Mass

Modern Catholics are too prone to thinking that Our Lord’s Passion and the Divine Gift of His Precious Blood is something locked in the past As Catholics, we are depriving…
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July 4, 2017

10 Ways to not hate the Rosary

If you struggle with the Rosary you can walk with it, like Benedict XVI, or you can try these ideas from Tom Hoopes! I profoundly believe that God in his…
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July 3, 2017

Why Catholics Pray the Rosary

Find out what Benedict XVI never fully believed about Mary, and found to be true only when he was the Prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.…
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July 3, 2017

Devil admits to exorcist: “I’m afraid of the Madonna”

"If Christians knew the power of the Rosary, it would be the end of me!" We share excerpts from private dialogues between Satan and Fr. Gabriele Amorth, an exorcist in Rome who…
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July 3, 2017

5 Reasons Satan loves pornography

You might say he is its biggest fan. Each year in my Christianity and Mass Media class at Benedictine College, we cover pornography — the 21st-century mass media juggernaut. And…
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July 3, 2017

Should Catholics fear Islam?

Recent popes and the Second Vatican Council advise respect; one tiny nun in Boston suggests something more... How afraid should we be of Islam in the wake of recent terror…
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