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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…

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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…

Patristic Fathers of the Church St. John Damascene
History of the Church

Who Are the 36 Doctors of the Church? (Part 2: The 8 Patristic Era Doctors)

Recently, we brought you Part 1 of our series on the Doctors of the Church, having begun our list with…

Doctors of the Church St. Augustine
History of the Church

Who Are the 36 Doctors of the Church (and Why You Should Care)?

Part 1: The 8 Ecumenical Fathers Ever since I became Catholic, I’ve heard the title “Doctor of the Church” tossed…

The Baptism of Christ (c. 1690), Antoine Coypel, Los Angeles County Museum of Art / public domain
Gospels

Lost in the Crowd, Found in the Baptismal Font (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus   “This fear of death is like a constant winter.”…

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…