Patti Armstrong

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20 Holy Hacks to Help You Get to Heaven

Saints had a knack for shaking things up as they blazed a heavenly trail, taking others with them. And here we are in our ordinary lives, putting gas in our cars, eating sandwiches and checking email. And praying. Because we do love Jesus, even...

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Father Solanus Casey Is Still Working Miracles

I’m on the road with my husband Mark headed to the Father Solanus Casey beatification in Detroit. When we met in the Peace Corps over 30 years ago, we said we were going to be writers together, although it was just a hobby. I write full-time now...

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Muslims Are Converting to Christianity in Record Numbers

“We are in a time of the first ever mass conversions of Muslims,” Father Mitch Pacwa SJ told me in a phone interview. “God is doing a mighty work among them.” Pacwa is a host for EWTN radio and TV, a frequent pilgrim guide to the Holy Land and...

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Liberal Feminists Fight for Things That Make Women Miserable

Like a dog chasing his tail, running faster or barking louder only gets you nowhere faster. The liberal feminist movement makes no sense (unless you mean cents—then talk to Planned Parenthood) because liberal feminists are fighting for the very...

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Does it Matter That the Texas Shooter Was an Atheist?

Not all atheists kill people. Not all Christians do not kill people. Devin Patrick Kelley was an atheist who killed. On Sunday morning, Nov. 5, wearing full combat gear, Kelley walked into the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and shot...

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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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10 Reasons to Love and Honor Mary

You can’t get too much of a good thing when it comes to loving our Blessed Mother. She wants nothing better to have us join her in heaven because that is what is pleasing to God. So the more we turn to her, the more she will be able to help us....

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10 Reasons Kneeling During the Anthem is a Bad Idea

Rosa Parks was a hero. On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to give up her seat in the “colored section” to a white passenger. The resulting Montgomery bus boycott changed things and made this country a better place. That...

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How to Be Part of the Fatima Grand Finale in the US

The apparitions in Fatima did not happen in isolation in 1917. World War I was raging and the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia had spawned communism, which would spread like a virus. The previous year, in 1916, Margaret Sanger founder of Planned...

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Rewire Your Brain with a Rosary of Gratitude

Is your brain a trap for negative thoughts or a magnet for the positive? It’s not just a personality trait but also a way of actively shaping our brains. According to research reported in Psychology Today, fixating on the negative can damage...