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Pittsburgh Bishop: ‘Why I Established a New Black Catholic Parish’

St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church is the U.S.’s newest Catholic parish in the Black Catholic tradition and is a profound declaration from the Diocese of Pittsburgh that the spiritual patrimony of Black Catholics is a treasure to be honored...

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Who Is the Month of August Dedicated To?

We know that traditionally May is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. October to the Holy Rosary, and Our Lady of the Rosary. Now it’s time to also remember something little realized or often forgotten. August is the month traditionally...

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Father Peyton Film Shows the Route to Hope

Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton is a new film that captures the perpetual need to pray the Rosary. Scheduled to be released in theaters on Oct. 9, a recent virtual screening highlighted the power of prayer. Named “Best Documentary” in the...

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St. Martha, Cooking and Jeremiah 29:11

In honor of St. Martha’s feast day, a few musings on cooking, faith and Jeremiah 29:11:   St. Teresa of Avila once observed that “the Lord walks among the pots and the pans.” I’ve come to see the truth of that statement. I love to cook, so I...

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Celebrating the Feast of St. James in Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela on the feast of Saint James the Apostle is a life goal for many. This city is the place where (tradition holds) the remains of Saint James the Great are buried. The city population is just around one hundred thousand, but...

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Dig Into This New Mary Garden Contest

The Museum of Family Prayer dedicated Venerable Patrick Peyton has announced the First Annual Mary Garden Contest as a unique way to help families pray and work together right at home. They’re looking for you to plant your entries in the “Enter”...

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The Powerful Brown Scapular and Its Perennial Promises

There’s a picture of a young Karol Wojtyla as a factory worker posing with a friend during a work break. He is wearing a big smile and a very visible Brown Scapular. As Pope John Paul II, he recalled how he wore his Scapular from about age 10. ...

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The Fatima Secret No One Talks About

Why do most people ignore the first and second of the three secrets given by Our Lady at Fatima on July 103 years ago? The first one is about hell. Do we really want to pay attention to that one? The answer seems to be ‘No.” The answer comes in...

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Fulton Sheen’s Timely Insights on Today’s America

"Our nation is too full of those that are crying Down…Down with schools. Down with the churches. Down with teachers. Down with government. Down with the police. Can you build anything down? You cannot!” Archbishop Fulton Sheen exclaimed to his TV...

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Even More Patriotic Hymns for the 4th of July

While God Bless America, America the Beautiful and America known popularly as My Country ‘Tis of Thee are the best known of the patriotic hymns or songs as noted in another Register article, there are others which are also not quite as well-known...