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Frequent the sacraments, keep a good perspective, and share this gift with people you know
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Pope Pius V knew he had to remove the joker before laying his cards on the table
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St. Philip Neri’s source of humor was a shrewd mortification that increased his humility and patience
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These are three saints who uniquely knew how to inspire holiness in others
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“I asked God, Who will I become?”
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Is fasting about sacrifice or self-denial?
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Christ’s Catholic Church is the only infallible communicator of moral and divine truths
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Becoming a saint isn’t as easy as you think, but it’s simpler than you realize.
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“Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable.” (CCC 2271)
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“Hold your eyes on God and leave the doing to him. That’s all the doing you need to worry about.”
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Our saint truly loved and desired to honor his parents to the highest extent possible.
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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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As Christians reflect on the Protestant Reformation, we should be studying the saints of the Catholic Counter-Reformation as well.
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Nagasaki is a very Catholic city, and it’s a city that has paid a high price for its faith.
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Hugh Hefner's death should serve as a reminder to us all.
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You've seen their powerful ‘evangomercials’—now Catholics Come Home has a TV program.
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Here’s a number of things you should avoid in your confession.
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‘Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.’
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“Let us allow ourselves be touched by the mercy of God with a good confession, in order to become ever more merciful like the Father.” —Pope Francis
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“Always be prepared to make a defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence.” (1 Peter 3:15)
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“The cardinals of the Holy Roman Church constitute the senate of the Roman Pontiff and aid him as his chief counselors and collaborators in the government of the Church.” (CIC 230)
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Luke Skywalker's refuge, “Skellig Michael”, was home to Catholic hermits and monks for almost a millennium.
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The day he was shot was also the anniversary of a day that would become one of the most important in the 20th century—the beginning of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima.
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The book seamlessly connects Our Lady’s apparitions to the biggest events of the 20th century.
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“Faith and the practice of the Gospel provide each person with an experience of life ‘in Christ.’” (CCC 2038)
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From Silence to Les Miserables to Pinocchio, here are a few viewing suggestions for the end of the Lenten season.
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“Souls without prayer are like people whose bodies or limbs are paralyzed: they possess feet and hands but they cannot control them.” —St. Teresa of Ávila
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The experience unveiled so many interesting things I did not know about the show, which is still going strong after 20 years.
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Make sure this Lent that your spiritual exercises are in full range of motion.
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A warning from St. John of the Cross on possible hidden dangers to your spiritual life.
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Bishop Robert Barron recently sat down with openly gay TV host Dave Rubin and discussed several topics central to the cultural divide in America.
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“Ask for nothing, refuse nothing.” —Saint Francis de Sales
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Merry Christmas, and Happy Epiphany!
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We should always, even after their death, pray for those who need it, whether famous or not.
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Carrie Fisher experienced a life of mental illness and drug addiction — and great accomplishment in acting and writing — before dying on Tuesday at age 60.
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St. Francis de Sales is the patron saint of the press, because he properly understood the real point of the media: “for the instruction of Christians and ... the welfare of souls.”
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There are many great things a Catholic can do, but none is greater than serving God and neighbor.
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“All these blessings come from Christ and lead to him, and are in themselves calls to ‘Catholic unity.’” (CCC 819)
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Remember how precious the gift of voting is, and please thank and be mindful of those who make it possible.
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The “splendor of an entirely unique holiness” by which Mary is “enriched from the first instant of her conception” comes wholly from Christ: she is “redeemed, in a more exalted fashion, by reason of the merits of her Son.” (CCC 492)
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Even if others do not accept our faith, they should see our Christian works of mercy and love.
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Getting a book published is difficult. Keep your chin up and follow these tips.
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On September 23, Stephen Colbert interviewed Bruce Springsteen on his Late Night show.
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If you’re being challenged, you’re doing it right. Stay positive, keep those goals in view, and remember these suggestions.
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Cooperating with God on a daily basis – and as soon as possible — is the best means of being on time to the heavenly feast.
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The Church’s very credibility is seen in how she shows merciful and compassionate love.
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The Church’s very credibility is seen in how she shows merciful and compassionate love.
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Mr. Shaun McAfee, O.P. is the author of Filling Our Father’s House among other books, is the founder and editor of EpicPew.com, and contributes to many online Catholic resources. He holds a Masters in Dogmatic Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary. Shaun has made his temporary profession as a Lay Dominican and temporarily lives in Japan.