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Spanish cloistered nuns see surge in vocations

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'It is an unexpected boom in vocations when the Jesuits have just 20 novices in all of Spain, the Franciscans, five, and the Vincentians, ... continue reading


Archbishop Chaput on the 'Nature of the State, our Christian Faith and the Lay Vocation'

Image of 'Today the bigots we face are different. Caesar wears a different suit. He has great media handlers. He bullies religion while he claims to respect it. He talks piously about the law and equality and tolerance and fairness. But he still confuses himself with God -- and he still violates the rights of Catholic believers and institutions by intruding himself where he has no right to be.' (Archbishop Charles Chaput)

'It's one of the great ironies of the moment that tiny Belmont Abbey would have the courage to challenge Caesar.' BELMONT, N.C. (Catholic ... continue reading



Testimony Could Move Nun closer to Beatification

Image of Mother Riccarda was baptised at St Mary Magdalen Church in Brighton as a four-year-old after her Anglican parents converted to the Catholic faith. She joined the Bridgettines at the age of 24, and soon became deputy to the founding mother of her branch of Bridgettines, Blessed Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad.

Mr Piperno, an Italian Jew who was among those saved from Nazi persecution by the Bridgettines, delivered his testimony to the Vatican last ... continue reading


Knights on EWTN

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The Knights of the Holy Eucharist will be featured for the first time ever on EWTN’s “Life on the Rock” program on Thursday, July 30, at ... continue reading


Becoming a Knight of the Holy Eucharist

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If you are interested in becoming a Knight of the Holy Eucharist, please send us a letter including an application. HANCEVILLE, Ala. ... continue reading


The Priesthood and Civilization

Image of Michael Terheyden is a Catholic because he believes that truth is real, that it is beautiful and good, and that the fullness of truth is in the Catholic Church. He writes from Knoxville, Tennessee.

When we see a large procession of priests dressed in their vestments, we see a powerful, worldwide army that has lasted for two thousand ... continue reading



Anglican Nuns Becoming Catholic

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The sisters have been in discernment about their future and the rumor mill has been churning for some time. CATONSVILLE, MD (Virtue on ... continue reading


Ecclesial Movements: The Christian Life Movement

Image of The Christian Life Movement obtained recognition of the Apostolic See through a Decree of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, presided over by His Excellency Cardinal Eduardo Pironio.

The invitation from Jesus Christ to go and evangelize the whole world is at the core of the Movement. DENVER (Catholic Online) - The ... continue reading


Shunning the trappings of modernity, Poor Clare nuns embrace an arduous, spiritual existence

Chicago Tribune (MCT) - By some measures, it might be the most exclusive club in the Chicago area. Thirteen women, bound by a singular ... continue reading


Pope Encourages Ecclesial Movements

Ecclesial movements and new communities which have flourished since Vatican Council II constitute a unique gift from the Lord. VATICAN CITY ... continue reading


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The Priesthood - It's Never Too Late Follow God's Call!

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May and June are not just traditional months for weddings, but for priestly ordinations as well. No doubt, you've seen priests' social ... continue reading


Bishop Strickland's Pastoral Letter to Priests

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December 21, 2023 - Saint Peter Canisius, Priest and Doctor of the Church My Dear Brother Priests,I pray that the last few remaining days ... continue reading



Spanish Theologians Honored with 2023 Ratzinger Prize for Outstanding Contributions

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Two distinguished Spanish theologians, Father Pablo Blanco-Sarto and Francesc Torralba Rosello, have been awarded the prestigious 2023 ... continue reading


Religious Women to Hold First Advocacy Forum

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The inaugural UISG Advocacy Forum is set to make history on October 23-24, 2023, in Rome. Under the theme "Religious Women: Leadership and ... continue reading


Pope Francis Warns Priests of the Dangers of Spiritual Worldliness and Clericalism

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In a recent letter addressed to the priests of Rome, Pope Francis issued a solemn warning about the perils of spiritual worldliness, ... continue reading


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