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Another Great Holy Water Story – Patty Knap at Catholic Stand +1

Kabul Catholic Priest Pleads for Prayers as Taliban Take Over – John Burger at Aleteia +1

10 Essential Things Every Catholic Needs to Have – ChurchPOP

Forgiveness in Kristin Lavransdatter – Paul Kniaz at Catholic Stand

The Right Time to Start Having Children – Madeleine Naleski at Clarifying Catholicism

The Martyrs of August – Father Peter M.J. Stravinskas, S.T.L., Ph.D., at The Catholic World Report

St. Roch (St. Rocco) Novena for the Pandemic – Scott Smith at All Roads Lead to Rome

First Issue of Sophia Press’ Benedictus (August 2021) Now Available – Peter A. Kwasniewski, Ph.D., at New Liturgical Movement

Before I Died – Kat Larson at Ignitum Today

Every Careless Word – Father David Nix at Pilgrim Priest

Jesuits, Missionaries of Charity Stranded in Afghanistan – Joan Lewis at Joan’s Rome

Want More Great Catholic News Links?  Click Here! - Tito Edwards at Big Pulpit

Pray for Haiti: Many Dead – Fr. Kevin M. Cusick at A Priest Life

Ask Father: The Priest said, “I Forgive You” & Not “I Absolve You” – Fr. Z’s Blog

Grading the Octogenarian Dancing Mass of St. Patrick (Seattle) – David L. Gray at

Monk Alleges Abuse & Retaliation at Silverstream Priory – The Pillar

Nicolas Poussin, “Sts. Peter and John Healing the Lame Man,” 1655 — “I have neither silver nor gold, but what I do have I give you: in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazorean, rise and walk.” ... He leaped up, stood, and walked around, and went into the Temple with them, walking and jumping and praising God.” [Acts 3:6, 8].

No Reason for Being Sad

“For man was made an intelligent and free member of society by God who created him, but even more important, he is called as a son to commune with God and share in his happiness.” (Gaudium et Spes, No. 21)