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Articles in 'Saints and Miracles'
How Mary the Queen of Heaven?
By Shaila D Touchton
Christ give veneration to Blessed Mother Mary Who gave birth to Him, raised Him and protected Him,as a Mother, in the days of His childhood.
Reform Yourself Before You Reform the World
By Katie Talarico
There seem to be a lot of people who want to reform the world lately. I often wonder if they are spending as much time focusing on reforming themselves. As the saying goes, we must be the change we wish to see.
Trusting in God is a Beautiful Thing. It can also be Very Scary*
By Larry Peterson
Having to make a life and death decision about your wife is gut-wrenching. Called upon to enter this decision making whirlpool of spinning thoughts, undulating emotions and plain old fear a second time for my second wife was downright traumatic. What kept me above water then and does again today is my Faith.
He was a Catholic Priest--He was Martyred Because of it--He was only 22 years old--*
By Larry Peterson
The damnable and malevolent Cristero War was officially considered ended in 1929. But that did not signal the end of the torture, murder and martyrdom of Catholic religious and lay-persons in Mexico.
Get Off The Fence - Already!
By Elizabeth Thomas
How many times have we said—“I am going to get this done, do this or that---or begin today to live life right? Determined we make an effort but all too soon—those best intentions just fizzle out.
Prudence Sister of Temperance, Fortitude, Justice
By Linda Kracht
St. Francis of Assisi forged one primary mission: “to wake people up to the reality of God.” (Bishop Barron, The Pivotal Players) This ought to be our mission as well and for many different reasons including each other’s welfare — physical, mental, and spiritual.
Intro to the Eastern Catholic Churches Part VI: Great Byzantine Saints
By Nicholas LaBanca
In the two previous parts of this look into the particular Churches of the Byzantine Rite, we learned more about the history of each of the Churches, where they stand today, and what these Churches do in terms of their liturgical worship and traditions. Now, we take a look at the holy men and women that have been canonized or beatified by the Catholic Church,
Intro to the Eastern Catholic Churches Part VI: The Byzantine Rite and Its History
By Nicholas LaBanca
The Catholic Church is made up of many members, over an estimated 1 billion people. Therefore, it’s not surprising that many of these Catholic Christians worship in many different, appropriate ways through their liturgies and their traditions.
Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society.
By Joe Reciniello
Even though at times we may feel alone in running the narrow road that Jesus has opened before us, the truth is that we have a “great” cloud of saints surrounding us—that means in front, behind, above, and on both sides of us. We are running a race in an arena that is packed with fans on every side, and each of these fans is pulling for us.
Questions Answered: Mary, Mother of God and Queen of Heaven
By Kevin Noles
Protestants typically have a difficult time with the titles of Mother of God and Queen of Heaven in reference to Mary. Each one I have spoken to seems to want to qualify the terms, to a certain degree this has merit, but they come off sounding accusatory towards Catholics.
Popular Wisdom in the Bible
By Charles Tolle
Creation began with our Heavenly Father’s word for “The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, established the heavens by understanding”. (Proverbs 3:19) Humans who come to know him will partake of the divine nature. (II Peter 1:3-4)
The Church and the Lodge--Freemasonry and Catholics
By Rob Agnelli
With all of the tenacity of Sherman’s March to the Sea, all traces of the Confederacy in the United States are being wiped out. Flags are being removed from state capitol buildings, statues are being torn down and there has even been a call to rename the Dixie Classic Fair. There is however one confederate monument that will survive the scorched earth policy.
Healing St. Peter: The Ultimate "Type-A"
By Peter Casella, PhD
Peter had no idea what he would do or say when he reached the shore. When he realized it was Jesus, he jumped out of the boat and started swimming. Once again, he acted without thinking.
The cause of most of man's unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most for what he wants now.
By Joe Reciniello
The Conversion of St. Paul is such an important celebration of the Church year that it has its own proper readings. Today, then, we hear of St. Paul’s conversion through the lens of his Jewish faith being fulfilled in Christ.
Our Catholic Life
By Mike Bugal
As I write this it is Sunday, January 15th and we have just returned from first Mass (5 AM). The Church was brightly decorated as this is a special day here in the Philippines as a whole. Today celebrates the arrival of the Catholic faith in the country. In 1521, Ferdinand Magellan arrived and met with local chieftains on the island of Cebu.
10 Things Catholics Are Tired of Hearing
By Elizabeth Giddens Valverde
Is it in the Spirit of the Mass to hold hands during the Our Father?
By De Maria
The Faithful Are NOT To Use the Orans Posture During the Our Father
By Jason Izolt
Why I love the rosary
By Amelia Monroe Carlson
"Unassailable Reasons" - Marriage Between Only Man and Woman
By Greg Schlueter