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“The pre-eminent manifestation of the Church is found whenever the rites of Mass are celebrated, especially in the Cathedral Church...” (Redemptionis Sacramentum, 20)
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“The Italians built that parish ... but it is now welcoming a new wave of Chinese immigrants.”
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Last year's conference had the biggest attendance ever with more than 500 people.
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Communist rule virtually wiped out the Catholic faith in the area; an estimated 7,000 Catholics in the region were martyred during that time.
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Next time you’re in California, here are four cemetery chapels you should see.
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Christians are experiencing persecution and restriction of religious freedom around the world. How are they responding?
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“It took a very short time for me to see and experience the beauty and freedom of obedience.”
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Seven years later the memorial was opened, with 184 benches — one to honor each of the victims.
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Six Masses or more are celebrated daily at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and confessions are heard five hours daily.
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A look at some of the gems in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia: Old St. Mary's, Old St. Joseph's, the National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel and the Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul.
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“No-fault divorce is like abortion,” says the Ruth Institute's Jennifer Johnson.
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“Reparative therapy attempts to move beyond the men’s feelings to the source of the wounds which caused their homosexuality.”
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The miraculous healing of Bob Gutherman's eardrum provided the first of two miracles which led to Katharine Drexel being declared a saint.
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Angela Baird “lived her life in those last hours for everyone but herself.”
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Make a visit to Chapel Hill in Shandon, Queen of Life Chapel in Orange County, and St. Catherine of Siena Chapel at the Castello di Amorasa in Napa Valley.
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6 noteworthy churches in Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Baja California.
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What does it mean to be a Catholic man? How does a Catholic man love? Why is fatherhood, fully understood, so crucial for every man?
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“I’m grateful for God’s providence for putting me there, allowing me to do the little good I was able to do.”
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“She made a point of trying to see the face of God in everyone she met.”
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A few more splendid and inspiring churches to see on your next visit to California.
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For Catholic travelers looking to enrich their faith, California has many splendid and inspiring churches that are well worth a visit.
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“During my time with Fr. Hardon, I always knew I was in the presence of a saint.”
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JIM GRAVES
“Celibacy is a sign of this new life to the service of which the Church's minister is consecrated; accepted with a joyous heart celibacy radiantly proclaims the Reign of God.” (CCC 1579)
Jim Graves

Jim Graves is a Catholic writer and editor living in Newport Beach, California. He previously served as Managing Editor for the Diocese of Orange Bulletin, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Orange, California. His work has appeared in the National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, Cal Catholic Daily and Catholic World Report.