Patti Armstrong

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The Miraculous Roses of Our Lady of Guadalupe

While many people know the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe’s appearance in Mexico to Juan Diego on Dec. 12, 1531, not everyone knows the significance that roses played in the miraculous event. Our family visited the shrine in 2006 and my husband...

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Let the Immaculate Conception Help You Prepare

No one has ever been better prepared for Christmas than the Blessed Mother. Despite the stress of needing to travel by donkey from Nazareth to Bethlehem, a four- to six-day journey over rough terrain with no place to stay at the end, Mary was...

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21 Holy Hacks for Advent

One of the best ways to experience the joy of Christmas is to have a good Advent, the time of preparing for our Savior. Amid a culture that wants to mute religion, now is especially an important time to intentionally make Christ the center of...

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10 Reasons to Reject Population Control and Celebrate Babies

God’s creation for humanity begins in the womb — a place where the devil wages war. Just as the satanic black mass mocks the actual holy Mass, so do pro-abortion slogans mock the Eucharist. This is my Body given up for you (Luke 22:19) becomes My...

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The Conversion of Kanye West

It seems that hip-hop superstar Kanye West has shaken off cultural depravity and chosen redemption. Over the last few months, he has proclaimed his love of Jesus Chris and a commitment to a new way of life. Kanye is one of the best-selling...

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An Exorcist and Psychiatrist Share Suggestions for Marriages

No one should stay in a marriage that poses a threat of danger, but otherwise staying and working at the relationship can bear great fruit. Msgr. John Esseff, a priest and exorcist from Scranton, Pennsylvania, understands both the difficulties of...

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7 Reasons for Hope After David Daleiden’s Recent Loss

The $2.2 million jury verdict against David Daleiden and co-defendant Sandra Merritt on Nov. 15 for exposing Planned Parenthood is disheartening. Planned Parenthood sued in San Francisco’s U.S. District Court for trespassing and other alleged...

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Antidote to Pachamama: 7 Marian Devotions in the New World

In the aftermath of the Amazon Synod, many Catholics are still disturbed about the Pachamama statues which were bowed down to at Vatican events and later thrown into the Tiber River by a Catholic convert. But in the land where Pachamama is still...

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Exorcist Blames Bishops and Priests for Loss of Faith in Eucharist

How is it possible that despite the Catholic Church always having taught that the Holy Eucharist is really, truly and substantially the Body and Blood of Christ, only 31% of U.S. Catholics believe it? According to a recent Pew Research Center...

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The Ford Foundation Has a Bad Idea

“Ford has a better idea” was Ford Motor Company’s 1960s advertising slogan. I grew up around the Motor City and my dad worked at Ford’s so their “better idea” was part of my childhood. But “bad idea” comes to mind regarding their private charity,...