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Bet you didn't know these 10 things about St. Patrick and Ireland!

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The most kids know of St. Patrick 's Day is that you must wear green or you'll get a pinch from your friends. Adults see the day as an ... continue reading


St. Valentine: How a beheaded martyr became the poster child for romantic love Watch

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In most stores in the weeks leading up to St. Valentine's day, you're likely to find a plethora of pink and red cards, heart-shaped boxes ... continue reading


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What our suffering world needs most of all

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More than anything else the world needs saints! And that is exactly what God is urging you and me to become. Not next week, not next month, ... continue reading


From St Francis of Assisi to the Faithful: We Must be Simple Watch

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We must not be wise and prudent according to the flesh. Rather we must be simple, humble and pure. We should never desire to be over ... continue reading


Mom of Carlo Acutis says son led her back to the Catholic faith Watch

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While most Catholic mothers pray for their teenage sons, Antonia Acutis has the unique ability to pray to hers, the soon-to-be-beatified ... continue reading


Vatican approves miracles for Fr. Michael McGivney and Bl. Charles de Faucauld Watch

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The Vatican on Wednesday promoted two Catholic figures on the path to sainthood. The first is Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the ... continue reading


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Italian priest dies from COVID-19 after giving his ventilator to younger patient Watch

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An Italian priest has died after giving his ventilator to a younger patient whom he did not know. Fr. Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, was ... continue reading


St. Timothy's relics moved to Rome for Week of Christian Unity Watch

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The relics of St. Timothy are in Rome this week for veneration during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Vatican City, (CNA) - The ... continue reading


Vatican official highlights confession on All Saints, All Souls Day Watch

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It is fitting for Catholics to go to confession on All Saints Day and All Souls Day, and to pray for the dead, the head of the Apostolic ... continue reading


Canonization cause opens for Australian woman who was a 'champion' of human dignity Watch

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On Wednesday, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP of Sydney announced the opening of the cause of canonization for Eileen O'Connor, a young ... continue reading


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