Archive | March, 2020

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We Were Born to Die, but We Were Created to Live

By Regis Flaherty  Regis Flaherty is a bestselling author of several books, including Jesus Is the Gift: The Spirituality of Advent & Christmas, which is the fruit of over seven years of preparing others for Advent through talks on its liturgical themes. Certainly we were all born to die. That’s a true statement, but it only

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Hope for Hard Times Virtual Event with Scott Hahn

Now Streaming! Already Registered? Log in to Watch Join Scott Hahn for an online event on April 4: “Hope for Hard Times.” Even in the midst of these uncertain times, we should still take hope in the promise of Christ’s Resurrection. Enter into Holy Week and prepare your heart for Easter with this new opportunity.

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Preparing for Death

By Regis Flaherty  Regis Flaherty is a bestselling author of several books, including Jesus Is the Gift: The Spirituality of Advent & Christmas, which is the fruit of over seven years of preparing others for Advent through talks on its liturgical themes. When a family member is gripped by a terminal illness, those who love

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What Mary’s Yes Means for Us

By Andrew Willard Jones  Dr. Andrew Jones holds a PhD in Medieval History from Saint Louis University and is an expert on the Church of the High Middle Ages. He is the author of Before Church and State: A Study of Social Order in the Sacramental Kingdom of St. Louis IX and the pioneer of the Formed

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What Happens When We Die?

By Regis Flaherty  Regis Flaherty is a bestselling author of several books, including Jesus Is the Gift: The Spirituality of Advent & Christmas, which is the fruit of over seven years of preparing others for Advent through talks on its liturgical themes. Death is a birth into eternal life, but not everyone will have the

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We Need to be Shaken Up by the Stations of the Cross

By Mike Aquilina  Mike Aquilina is the award-winning author of more than fifty books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion. He is executive vice-president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and a contributing editor to Angelus News.  The way of the Cross is the inevitable way of a Christian’s heart. Indeed, it is almost

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St. Joseph: A Model for Priests

By Fr. Carter Griffin Fr. Carter Griffin is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington. Since 2011 he has been engaged in the formation of seminarians at Saint John Paul II Seminary in Washington, DC. Fr. Griffin is a graduate of Princeton University and a former line officer in the United States Navy. He is

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Don’t Forget to Celebrate

By Ken Baldwin Ken Baldwin is the executive director of the St. Paul Center.  Today we celebrate the special feast of my patron St. Patrick. As we reflect today on the many blessings in our lives, I’m especially grateful for my Irish heritage. It was my Irish Catholic grandmother who brought the Catholic faith to

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The Meaning of Lent

By John Bergsma Dr. John Bergsma is Professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. A former Protestant pastor, he is the author of several books on Scripture and the Catholic faith. When I think about Lent, I think of the first two readings we use on the First Sunday and the Second Sunday

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Pursuing Holiness with the Saints

By Kevin Bezner  Kevin Bezner is a poet, teacher, and catechist who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. If you asked me a few years ago about spiritual desolation I would not have had much of an answer for you. We all have struggles in our lives, and I’ve had my share of professional and personal

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