Staff Bloggers

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The Holy Face of Jesus Calls Us

When we think of the Passion of our Lord or make the Stations of the Cross, one image that should come into our mind’s eye is the Sixth Station — St. Veronica wiping the face of Jesus to comfort him. Because Jesus left an image of his face on her...

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The Untold Story of How the CDF Created the Anglican Ordinariate

Benedict XVI gave a tremendous gift to the English-speaking world in 2009, when he finally realized a dream centuries in the making, and established a permanent canonical home for groups from the Anglican tradition seeking to enter the Catholic...

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An Icon, a Pro-Life Victory, and the Blessing of Losing

The story of Our Lady of Connecticut, Virgin Mother of the Holy Vine, begins in the state and then spreads across all state lines. Several people turned to Our Lady of Connecticut, Virgin Mother of the Holy Vine, for help in getting Len Suzio...

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Egypt's Newest Martyrs: Church Mourns Victims of Palm Sunday Massacre

The Church worldwide is mourning the Palm Sunday massacre of Coptic Orthodox Christians, killed by ISIS suicide bombers for their faith in Jesus Christ, as they worshipped at two churches in Tanta and Alexandria. Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop...

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How Has Mother Angelica Changed Your Life?

This article originally appeared in the National Catholic Register on March 28, 2016.​ Although I never met Mother Mary Angelica personally, I, like millions of others, met her while watching her on EWTN and feel I owe her a debt of gratitude....

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Mary’s Little-Known Appearance in France

Two miles down the road from the sanctuary of St. Joseph in Cotignac, France, where he appeared in 1660, his spouse the Blessed Virgin Mary also appeared in a similar way, but for a different reason. Yet both of these approved apparitions have...

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Saint Joseph’s Little-Known Appearance in France

We know that at Fatima during the apparition on October 13, 1917, after the miracle of the sun, our Blessed Mother appeared again but joining her this time was St. Joseph holding the Child Jesus. Both the Christ Child and Joseph blessed the...

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Vladimir Soloviev, the Mystic Admired by Popes

Who is Vladimir Soloviev, author of Tale of the Antichrist? Recent popes gave some insight. Soloviev is a “Russian figure of extraordinary depth,” said St. John Paul II during his Angelus of July 30, 2000. He is “one of the greatest Russian...

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Soloviev and His Tale of the Antichrist

In his Tale of the Antichrist, Vladimir Soloviev details a vision of how events might take place in the 20th century and into the 21st that usher in the Antichrist, and then how that monstrous person would act. Although Soloviev died in 1900...

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12 More Surprising and Little-Known Facts on Fatima

There are so many fascinating details connected with Fatima. All in their own way emphasize the importance of Fatima. Fatima must once again come into our sight. It begs our response especially on this 100th anniversary year. As St. John Paul II...