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Arm of St. Francis Xavier
History of the Church

Find Out Where The “Other” Arm Of St. Francis Xavier Is Located

St. Francis Xavier, the missionary apostle who is the vanguard of the Church’s worldwide missionary outreach, served in a long…

april eucharist and holy spirit devotion
Family

April is Devoted to the Blessed Sacrament and the Holy Spirit – Mark Your Calendar!

  Did you know that each month has a traditional Catholic devotion? This year, let’s focus on each devotion month-by-month…

why is it called the Roman Catholic Church
Catholic Church

Why Is It Called The ROMAN Catholic Church?

   When filling out any number of government documents or certain applications, there is usually a box to self-report religion. Inevitably,…

catholic Thanksgiving prayer and history
Family

What Role Did The Franciscans Have In The First Thanksgiving?

Dr. Taylor Marshall explains how Squanto, the Native American who helped the pilgrims, became a Catholic in this video. How…

why does the priest kiss the altar catholic church
History of the Church

Why Does The Priest Kiss The Altar? And More Altar Facts You Need To Know!

Fr. Brice Higginbotham from the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux provides excellent insight into the meaning and significance of the altar as he answers many…

birth control Humanae Vitae
History of the Church

50 Years Ago A Pope Predicted That Because Of Birth Control These Things Would Happen

In July of 1968, fifty years ago, Pope Paul VI issued his watershed encyclical condemning birth control, Humanae Vitae. Its…

Church Doctors Thomas
History of the Church

The 36 Doctors of the Church | Part 3: The 11 Medieval Doctors

Today we present Part 3 of our series on the Doctors of the Church, having begun our list with Part…

Books of the Bible
History of the Church

Why Do Catholics Have More Books Of The Bible?

Catholics have 73 books of the Bible; Protestants have 66. Christians are sometimes wholly unaware that this difference exists, completely…

St. Ambrose of Milan

Recite “Te Deum” On The Last Day Of The Year For A Plenary Indulgence

O God, we praise Thee and acknowledge Thee to be the Supreme Lord. Everlasting Father, all the earth worships Thee….

Catholic Church

Beautiful, Ancient Holy Saturday Homily

“What is happening? Today there is a great silence over the earth, a great silence, and stillness, a great silence…

G.K. Chesterton

St. Peter’s Imperfection: Why the Church was founded on a weak man

When Christ at a symbolic moment was establishing His great society, He chose for its cornerstone neither the brilliant Paul…