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Celebrating the Birth of John the Baptist

On June 24, the Church celebrates the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist. His birth is one of only three that are celebrated in our Church calendar. The other births […]read more

In the Care of Mother Mary

On May 1, the Bishops of the United States joined with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops to renew the consecration of both nations to the care of Mary, our […]read more

Honoring Mary in May

May is traditionally a month for honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary. This year, the entire month of May is also in the Easter season (Pentecost, the final Sunday of Easter […]read more

Saint Stanislaus, Pray for Us

Although the feast days of saints are not celebrated in the Church’s liturgy during Holy Week, we may always honor the saints and look to them for their intercession and […]read more

Saintly Role Models

In times of challenge, looking to saintly models of faithfulness can inspire us. Every saint in Heaven faced life’s challenges with faith. During their earthly lives, they placed their trust […]read more

When Is a Chair Not a Chair?

Visitors at the Vatican can view the remains of a simple wooden chair associated with Saint Peter that is kept above the main altar at Saint Peter’s Basilica. But when […]read more

Honoring Our Lady of Loreto

Pope Francis has decreed that the celebration of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Loreto be added to the General Roman Calendar as an optional memorial for December 10, the date […]read more

Saint Ambrose

When Saint Ambrose became bishop of Milan, he had some catching up to do. In fact, at the time, Ambrose was not yet a priest, nor was he even baptized […]read more

More November Saints and Feasts

We remember all the saints and those on their way to Heaven throughout the month of November. Here are a few we shine a spotlight on in our seasonal resources […]read more

Saints and Feast Days

Five years ago, my husband and I were returning home heavy-hearted from a vacation out west. My younger brother had died in May after a short but rough battle with […]read more

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