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Feast of Divine Mercy: Doubting Thomas and the Wounds that Heal Our Disbelief Watch

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His doubts healed the wounds of our own disbelief. They also open up -  for all who look with the eyes of faith - a deeper ... continue reading


Making a Difference: Fight the Coronavirus, not each other! Watch

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Even now, as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to attack humanity, so many human beings continue to fight each other. Challenging this ... continue reading


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Holy Saturday: God has Died in the Flesh and Hell Trembles with Fear Watch

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Something strange is happening - there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence ... continue reading


Good Friday: Behold the Wood of the Cross Watch

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This is Good Friday. This is the day when the whole world stands still. We recall the great Sacrifice offered on the second tree on ... continue reading


Most people think of 'the pope,' not 'God,' when they hear 'Catholic' Watch

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When asked about Catholicism, most people think of the pope, according to a newly released survey from the Pew Research Center.  ... continue reading


Fort Worth diocese will distribute Communion outside after private Masses Watch

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Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth issued a pastoral letter March 18 detailing directives for the celebration of Mass during the ... continue reading



Saint Patrick Calls Catholics and All Christians to be Missionaries to this Age Watch

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We need to learn from this great missionary. He saw what was good in the culture and baptized what could be redeemed. He respected the ... continue reading


Do we have Mass? Coronavirus closures and dispensations in US dioceses Watch

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In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, bishops across the country have taken steps to curtail the spread of the illness, and many ... continue reading


Three things they aren't telling you about the coronavirus outbreak Watch

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Catholic Online has mentioned the cornavirus outbreak almost every day the past few weeks. We cannot get away from the topic since there ... continue reading


Places of worship caught in New Rochelle coronavirus 'containment area' Watch

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Places of worship in a New York City suburb are facing unprecedented measures to fend off the spread of coronavirus after the governor on ... continue reading


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