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Who are you? John the Baptizer, Basil and Gregory Nazianzen Call Christian Men to Live as Friends Watch

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Friendship participates in the Love of God from which it derives. Greek, the original language of the New Testament, differentiates between ... continue reading


Prophetic Pope Paul VI, a Champion of Human Life, Now Venerable Watch

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'Servant of God Paul VI, Giovanni Battista Montini, Italian, Supreme Pontiff (1897-1978). This is the beginning of the long awaited path to ... continue reading


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Feast of St Francis Xavier Calls for New Evangelization Missionaries For the West Watch

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Our mission field is our own back yard. The West is pre-Christian - not Post-Christian! Rather than waste any more time bemoaning this ... continue reading


Bishops To Vote On Canonical Step For Dorothy Day Canonization Watch

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Day's life was marked by fidelity to the Scriptures, voluntary poverty, the works of mercy and work for peace and justice. She was shot at ... continue reading


Feast of St Ingnatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr: I am God's Wheat Watch

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"I prefer death in Christ Jesus to power over the farthest limits of the earth. He who died in place of us is the one object of my quest. ... continue reading


In Praise of Blessed John Henry Newman Watch

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In the person of Blessed John Henry Newman, we find a man who lived his life dedicated to the true and to the good, to truth and ... continue reading



St. Michael the Archangel defend us!

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Of all the saints, few are as revered as St. Michael, the Archangel. Called upon to intercede in times of danger, Michael is the patron ... continue reading


Living Six Months with St. Augustine Watch

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It's perhaps not common to take a bishop to bed with you in the evening, to share a cup of coffee with him in the morning, to write about ... continue reading


Heroic Faith: Ave Maria Radio's Al Kresta Celebrates 15 years after Miraculous Recovery Watch

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Kresta said he did not feel sad. "The message came through clearly. "At that moment, I did not grieve for my lost leg, because in ... continue reading


St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Theological Virtue of Hope Watch

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"We can therefore hope in the glory of heaven promised by God to those who love him and do his will. In every circumstance, each one of us ... continue reading


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