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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The Devil Behind Population Decline

While groups gather at grocery stores to hold chicken funerals and airlift carnivorous lobsters to Maine (you know I’m not kidding, right?) population growth for humans—aka the ones with souls — has taken a nosedive. A study on trends in every...

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We Need a Plan to Deal With Narcissist Clergy

Could it be that the Church does not yet have a plan to deal with the sex abuse scandal and the crises of confidence because self-preserving, narcissist personalities stand in the way? Humble servant leaders dedicated to shepherding are not adept...

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Exorcist Warns About Celine Dion’s Occult Children’s Clothing

Iconic singer Céline Dion was raised Catholic but her just-released New World Order-themed, gender-neutral clothing for children indicates she has gone to the dark side. Her "grand unveiling" included a disturbing video of her breaking into a...

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4 Perspectives on How to Respond to Catholic Scandals

It’s clear that the dust from the Church sexual abuse scandals will not clear any time soon. What is not entirely clear is how Catholics should respond. The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains why it’s so damaging: Scandal takes on a...

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Does Your Life “Still Stink?”

I’ve always loved John Holmes’ quote: “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” So, it seemed callous when someone posted an article on social media titled: Why I Stopped Helping People and You Should...

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14 Catholic Survival Tips for the Election

This article originally appeared at the Register on Oct. 27, 2016. Are you excited for Election Day? I’m guessing not. Regardless of who wins, a world in the midst of a spiritual breakdown zaps our enthusiasm for the election. Our government is...

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How to Help Free the Souls in Purgatory

We can wield unimaginable power for the souls in purgatory during the week of All Souls Day, from Nov. 1-8. If we visit a cemetery and pray for a soul in purgatory, they a can be released by us; one on every one of those days. That is no small...

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Christ’s Power Shines Even in “Creepiest” Exorcism Case, Says Psychiatrist

Eternity is a long time to be lost to the netherworld, so those in the exorcism ministry fight for souls with everything they’ve got. And they’ve got a lot. It is the power of Jesus Christ who does battle for them, but Jesus is in the business of...

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Hexes and Curses Reveal Need for Spiritual Vigilance

Of late, the war between good and evil has made news as the veil is pulled back, revealing who the players are and their intent. This, we just witnessed with a call to curse and cause harm to the newest Supreme Court Justice. The three-hour,...