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These three men — Ven. Frederic Baraga, Fr. Thomas Price and Archbishop John Noll — deserve to be better known among American Catholics
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“Horsemanship teaches us students our role as caretakers of creation.”
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We need a paradigm shift among men in our parishes. We need to bring men into brotherhood...
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“God has surprised me, and I’m ready for anything else He wants to put in my way.”
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“The saints have always been the source and origin of renewal in the most difficult moments in the Church's history.” —Pope St. John Paul II
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“I believed I could find happiness there, and I couldn’t.”
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Interesting facts about Archbishop Coakley and Bishops Barber, Conley, Morlino, Rhoades and Tobin
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“I like to remember that our side wins in the long run.”
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“Over time, and through many trials, it became clear that God wanted me to have an undivided heart for Him alone.”
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‘May he be a shepherd to your holy flock, and a high priest blameless in your sight, ministering to you night and day...’
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“We’re living with a society that has completely destroyed the institution of marriage.”
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“If the Pope is afraid, then the Church is afraid. And, the Church must never be afraid.”
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”The Holy Mass alone is ‘heaven on earth’”
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‘For I was hungry and you gave me food ... in prison and you visited me.” (Matthew 25:35-36)
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“The religious sense of the Christian people has always found expression in various forms of piety surrounding the Church's sacramental life, such as the veneration of relics…” (CCC 1674)
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“Evangelism is not about programs but people.”
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Here are stories shared by three Catholics who are ex-Satanists, who now publicly share their stories in various public Catholic forums as both speakers and writers
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Next time you’re in the state, take the time to visit one of these beautiful Catholic churches
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Dr. Richard Wetzel dispels myths surrounding premarital sex, pornography, HIV/AIDS, contraception, abortion and more
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“As if on a tree which has grown in the field of the Lord... various religious families have branched out in a marvelous and multiple way from this divinely given seed.” (Lumen Gentium 43)
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“The addicted need to let go of their shame and reach out for help.”
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Joe Scheidler, Bishop Rene Gracida, Alice von Hildebrand, Msgr. Peter Wilkinson and Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz recall their Christian upbringing
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The shrine is a place of beautiful art and architecture, and does a magnificent job telling the story of Mother Seton and her community.
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These churches serve the Maronite, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish and Vietnamese Catholic communities in California and Oregon.
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Facts about Bishop James Conley, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Archbishop Michael Miller, Bishop Robert Morlino, Bishop Thomas Paprocki, Archbishop Alexander Sample and Archbishop Joseph Naumann.
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Featuring churches in California (Elk and Downieville), Arizona, Canada and Mexico.
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“We cannot be silent about abortion and contraception.”
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Make a virtual visit to these churches in California, Washington and British Columbia.
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“We need to be a witness to others, living life fully and joyfully.”
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“You have to pray, put yourself in the hands of the Lord and trust Him.”
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“It begins when we are transformed ourselves, especially through the power of the Eucharist, into the image and likeness of Christ.” —Bishop Thomas Tobin
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“The secret of a successful vocations program begins with prayer.”
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“Read. Pray. Worship. It’s not complicated. But you do need to actually do it, rather than just talk about it.”
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Here are four communities on the West Coast that you might like to stop by and see.
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“I would call on Padre Pio for help, even when he was alive. I believe he heard me.”
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Each of these churches is special in its own way and visitors are always welcome.
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“The organization has been flagged by Card Brands as being affiliated with a product/service that promotes hate...”
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“Are we doing enough to reach out and rescue young mothers and their children in our communities?”
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Churches and other parish properties have been flooded many residents have had to brave the floodwaters and flee their homes.
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Here are seven famous churches you might have seen in the movies.
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Chicago is home to 365 Catholic churches, with many serving as hubs for various ethnic communities.
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Mission San Juan Capistrano’s Serra Chapel was built in 1776. Fr. Junipero Serra himself celebrated Mass there.
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LAPS serves the neighborhood that has the most abortion centers in the United States.
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“I want children of divorce (and the innocent abandoned spouses out there) to know they are not alone. I want those considering divorce to think again and turn around.”
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“As a priest, it’s my job to be countercultural. I was ordained to bring order out of disorder.”
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“Everything he did, from the time he was a boy, was to promote the Catholic Church.”
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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.