Patti Armstrong

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Feminists at Odds over ‘Sex Work’

A fissure is splitting the modern feminist movement. The old guard thought that it was settled, that “sex work” (prostitution) hurts women. The new guard, however, wants to decriminalize it. The high percent of childhood sexual abuse, suicide,...

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St. Joseph, ‘Terror of Demons’, is a Powerful Man Indeed

The Power of St. Joseph How much attention to you give to the man who was the earthly adoptive father and protector of Jesus, and the virtuous husband to Mary?  Imagine how much Jesus and Mary love him. He had to be the holiest man who ever...

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10 Things You Should Do Until Public Masses Return

We blinked, and the world changed. It was once only oppressive regimes that canceled Catholic Masses, but the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is triggering their suspension around the world. The list of cancellations and obligations lifted as of...

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Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady of Fatima Flown Over Lebanon

The Blessed Sacrament and a statue of Our Lady of Fatima was flown over the country of Lebanon with a priest to bless the country to protect it from an outbreak of coronavirus. Maronite priest Father Majdi Allawi hired the private plane to “bless...

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If You Can’t Receive Communion, Make a Spiritual Communion

As the coronavirus spreads, the list of canceled events has come to include even Catholic Masses. South Korea closed churches and in Italy, the Italian bishops’ conference announced that all public Masses and liturgical celebrations are suspended...

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Coming to Theaters for Two Days Only — ‘I Am Patrick’

How can any Catholic not love Saint Patrick—the  bishop who converted Ireland as a returned slave? Yet, his own fellow bishops were not so enamored. They demanded that he leave the Emerald Isle to face charges in his native England. The...

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Help for Families from St. Charbel and Our Lady of Fatima

We need a miracle worker. Always. Of course the power behind every miracle is God, but in his mercy, we can pray for one another so that our prayers expand and grow stronger. “The prayers of the righteous are powerful and effective” (James 5:16)....

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‘Fatima’ Movie to Open April 24 on 1,000 Screens

On April 24, the movie Fatima will open on 1,000 screens in the U.S. It is about the remarkable set of appearances of the Blessed Mother to three young shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. “This movie was made to cross into the...

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Fatima’s St. Jacinta Died 100 Years Ago Today

What does a little 9-year-old girl who died a century ago have to teach us today? So much, in the case of Jacinta Marto. She is the youngest, non-martyred canonized saint. Feb. 20, 2020, marks 100 years since she entered heaven. Jacinta and her...

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Looking Death in the Face and Surrendering

Not knowing if our son was dead or alive was a horrifying moment. My body shook uncontrollably as I prayed, “Your will be done, Lord, but if it’s possible, please save him.” I knew God could do anything. What I did not know was if our 10-year-old...