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2020 March for Life Events and Activities for Catholics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than one hundred thousand people are expected to descend on Washington, D.C. for the March for Life, and many of them will be pro-life Catholics. Here is a list of events for Catholics who want to round out their...

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The Methodists May Soon Split Up — Will Some Become Catholic?

Ten years ago, Benedict XVI issued a new decree that would create three new Catholic dioceses with English Christian patrimony called personal ordinariates and they would also receive Anglican, Methodist, Episcopal and AME congregations,...

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The Perfect Start for the New Year Means Celebrating with Mary

Jan. 1 is much more than just New Year’s Day. New Year's Day is the octave day of Christmas on which the Church universal celebrates the Solemnity of the Holy Mother of God. The celebration was added in 1969 during the liturgical calendar’s...

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Fatima’s Sr. Lucia and John Paul II: Why Every Family Should Be a Holy Family

Holy Family Sunday, the last Sunday of the year, honors Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the holiest family that ever was or will be. It’s the perfect time to start strengthening every family by imitating them. The Fatima seers knew it. At Fatima 100...

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen Makes a Superman and Christmas Connection

What did Bishop Sheen mean? How does it link to Christmas? Let’s imagine asking him. This is a slightly abbreviated form. You’ll have to imaging the inimitable way Bishop Sheen would speak to us.   Bishop Sheen, how did you come up with this...

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Little Town of Bethlehem in the U.S. Brings Us Christmas Surprises

 “O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie,” begins a beloved Christmas carol sung since 1868. Many may dream of being there during this holy time when Jesus was born. Yet for many, closer to home, the little town of Bethlehem,...

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Restoring a Real-Life Scrooge to Life

We’re all familiar with the much loved Christmas Carol. This time of year Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, nephew Fred, and Tiny Tim usually pay a visit to our homes in some way or other. Their story is a perennial favorite because there’s truth in it. It...

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New Record — More Than Half of State Capitols Feature Nativity Scenes

A new record of Nativities displayed on government venues was set this week thanks to the Thomas More Society and American Nativity Scene’s efforts to provide free displays for these public venues. The Christ Child, Mary and Joseph are there in...

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Our Lady of Guadalupe is the Evangelizer Par Excellence

We’ve seen things being promoted that appear contrary to the faith. It’s a sign of hopelessness. But not to be desolate. Our Lady of Guadalupe brought real hope and evangelization to the Aztecs and other tribes. When Our Lady of Guadalupe...

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165th Anniversary of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception

On  Dec. 8, 1854, Blessed Pius IX released Ineffabilis Deus in which he defined and proclaimed that the Blessed Virgin Mary “in the first instance of her conception, by a singular privilege and grace granted by God, in view of the merits of Jesus...