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Trying to please everyone displeases God.
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In his relics, St. Anthony of Padua shines like a star in the Church Triumphant
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The doctrine of the Real Presence is a stumbling block and a sign of contradiction (John 6:60). It is also Our Lord’s great gift to a sinful and confused world.
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The best antidote to the insidious desecration of campiness is reverence.
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It is time to reclaim the role of godparents and make it meaningful again.
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We should use the opportunity presented by Christopher Columbus to learn from the past, both its triumphs and mistakes.
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The popularity of veganism and vegetarianism show a hunger for the transcendent.
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Today’s She-Ra, like so much else, has lost its fun and innocence.
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Annibale Bugnini: Reformer of the Liturgy is a compelling, thought-provoking book.
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When changing one’s mind or listening to things one doesn’t want to hear are deemed politically incorrect, evangelization and conversion are “triggering.”
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When couples ask for outdoor weddings, it shows not only a disconnect from the parish, but the Church in general.
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The current socialist chic is troubling, with Che Guevara and Hugo Chavez held up as secular saints.
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“The view of the Middle Ages as a dark time comes from a very anti-Catholic modern skepticism”
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Religion in the public square — far from being a “holy war” — is what gives peace a chance
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If you want to view paradise, it helps to have a world of pure imagination
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“All the paradises we have had are the paradises we have lost”
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“Scripture and Tradition” premieres on March 6
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A lesson about the consequences of abandoning the timeless teaching of the Church.
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Something's wrong when AI and animals can be treated as human, while actual unborn humans are deemed worthless.
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Our Lady of Sorrows has a missionary role during this time of Christmas joy.
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The California missions are St. Junípero Serra’s living legacy.
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“St. Junípero Serra is our most recently-canonized American saint, and he is for us a model of what it means to be a missionary disciple.”
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One cannot be truly Catholic without being deep in history.
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St. Paul Street Evangelization began with a dozen groups. It now has 330 teams, adding 80 teams a year.
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The Women’s Wellness Center offers authentically Catholic care for women in New England.
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If women’s apparel seems like a challenging missionary territory, it is.
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Fr. Pacwa’s book shows how the Holy Spirit has acted throughout Church history, beyond the flames of the Upper Room.
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“It is hard not to believe in a beneficent Creator in this landscape. One can see the majesty of the universe and see the stars late at night.”
Anna Abbott

Anna Abbott is a graduate of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has written for Catholic World Report and Canticle. She had a weekly column on religion for four years at the Napa Valley Register, the Weekly Calistogan, the St. Helena Star and the American Canyon Eagle. She is aunt and godmother to two boys, as well as a newborn girl. She currently resides in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.