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St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
History of the Church

Special Agent of the Sacred Heart: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

October 16th and 17th (in the post- and pre-conciliar liturgical calendars, respectively) mark the feast of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque….

Feasts and Solemnities

What a Broken Statue in a River Can Teach Us About Perseverance: The Story of Our Lady of Aparecida

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima. But did you know that there is another Marian…

Maronite
History of the Church

What’s a Maronite Catholic? One Woman’s Experience in the Eastern Rites

“Marie, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore!” In my family, we often speak to each other with…

Mass routines
Love for the Church

7 Things You Can Do To Get The Most Out Of Mass

Habits and routines form and shape our experiences and our lives. These habits will help you make going to Mass…

Da Vinci Code
History of the Church

Can You Decode the Da Vinci Code? (Quiz)

A popular fictional book and movie, The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown follows a Harvard symbologist through a series…

Mass prayers
Liturgy

3 Prayers from the Mass That I Have Regularly Ignored

Did you know that there are three prayers in the Mass that, like the readings, are different for each Mass?…

st. clare eucharistic miracles
Catholic Faith

That Time St. Clare Defeated An Army With the Holy Eucharist

This story from the life of St. Clare not only reveals to us her incredible devotion to the Blessed Sacrament…

Love for the Church

The Catholic Moral Rope Ladder

The past several years have been perplexing for any layman such as myself. I’m a married man, with seven children….

St. Ambrose of Milan

Though The World Is Dangerous, St. Ambrose Says The Church Will Stand Firm

The Church of the Lord is built upon the rock of the apostles among so many dangers in the world;…

St. Hippolytus Of Rome

“Fly to the Catholic Church! The Only Faith Exists from the Beginning”

Fly to the Catholic Church! Adhere to the only faith which continues to exist from the beginning, that faith which…

St. Justin Martyr

Why is Mass on Sunday Important? St. Justin Martyr Responds

But Sunday is the day on which we all hold our common assembly, because it is the first day on…

Take Heed to Have but one Eucharist as there is One Bishop

Take heed, then, to have but one Eucharist. For there is one flesh of our Lord Jesus Christ, and one…

Do I Really Need to Follow My Bishop? St. Ignatius Responds

Give heed to the bishop, that God may give heed to you. My soul is for theirs that are submissive…

St. Augustine of Hippo

Can We Pick Only What We Like in the Gospels?

If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel…