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“We Have Found the Messiah!” Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle and Martyr

On November 30, Catholics worldwide celebrate the feast of St. Andrew, apostle and martyr. St. Andrew is said to have spread Christianity in Russia and Asia minor after Pentecost in the first century. He was crucified by the Romans in Greece … Continue reading

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Do Not Belittle the Power of the Mother of God

Taken from ‘Cochem’s Explanation of The Holy Sacrifice of The Mass’ (pp. 229-230): This was revealed to a Dominican saint by the Mother of God herself; he has left it in writing for our benefit: 1. What Mary asks of God she … Continue reading

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Mass of Christian Burial: Ecclesial crisis on display.

from:http://www.harvestingthefruit.com Make no mistake about it: The Church in our day is in the midst of a terrible, and in many ways unprecedented, crisis of faith. This objective reality, however, is largely lost on the overwhelming majority of Catholics, both … Continue reading

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Praying for ourselves; praying for others

Here’s the second post in my series on prayer, started here. Petitionary prayer is asking prayer – and intercessory prayer is a subsection of this: a petition on behalf of someone else. When Jesus taught his disciples a prayer, it … Continue reading

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