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Deacon Keith Fournier on Who Needs Advent? I do!

Image of The candle is a symbol of Advent because it is a symbol of Jesus Christ, the Light of the world, who is always coming to those with the eyes of living faith.

Jesus Christ is not just a memory to the Christian with living faith. He is alive in our midst and living His Life in and through His ... continue reading


Deacon Keith Fournier on Thanksgiving Day and the Need to Return to God Watch

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On this Thanksgiving Day we will gather around the table as families and give thanks to God for the liberty and bounty He has given to us ... continue reading


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Fr. Randy Sly on Thanksgiving and Our Roots of Faith Watch

Image of Ceremonies and periods of thanksgiving are woven through the entire tapestry of history. We find them in the Jewish Calendar of Feasts, in other world religions, in European cultures and native practices of North America, South America, Asia and Africa.

Thanksgiving Day has become a time when we watch parades and then take in large amounts of food and football. According to some ... continue reading


The Truth about Thanksgiving

Image of From the beginning, Thanksgiving has been about giving thanks to God above.

Though Thanksgiving is a secular holiday, it is most assuredly NOT a secularist Holiday. Secularism as an ideology seeks to exclude ... continue reading


What to do about Halloween? Catholic moms and an exorcist weigh in Watch

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For years, Cecilia Cunningham and her husband took their children trick - or - treating in their then-suburban Philadelphia neighborhood. ... continue reading


Why Christians Can Celebrate Halloween - and Evangelize the Culture Watch

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The Church has often taken secular holidays and, in a sense, baptized them, as a means of infusing the values of the Gospel into the ... continue reading



Roe Died Today. The Culture of Life Rises, and the Real Work Begins

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On June 24, 2022, the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar, the United States Supreme Court issued ... continue reading


Deacon Keith Fournier: What I Will Do on Fathers Day Watch

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As the years have passed, my sense of loss has not dissipated. It has only changed. As I so often tell grieving family members at ... continue reading


The Power of Pentecost. What Happened to Those Charismatic Catholics? Watch

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The Church needs to be clothed with the same power of the Holy Spirit which transformed the early disciples from a frightened fraternity to ... continue reading


To honor the lost: A brief history of Memorial Day Watch

Image of Memorial Day is a day to honor our lost heroes, those who gave all that we may live free.

Memorial Day is fast approaching and for many people it happens to be a day off work. Trips have been planned and parties organized, yet ... continue reading


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