Monthly Archives: August 2012

Improve your Prayer Life with a Home Prayer Corner

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A consistent prayer life is one of the most important habits a Christian can develop. However, most of us know that maintaining a prayer life is not easy and takes much effort and commitment. Continue reading


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Sacrament Spotlight: Anointing of the Sick

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The Sacrament I, and many others, have the least experience with is the Anointing of the Sick. The Anointing of the Sick is a Sacrament that I have honestly never seen administered. Continue reading


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Our Beautiful Queen: Lessons on the Queenship of Mary

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One of the most beautiful and universal titles of Mary is her title as Queen of Heaven and Earth, also called the Queenship of Mary. What does this mean, and what is Church tradition on this doctrine of the Faith? Here is a brief overview of this doctrine with information that I hope will encourage you to dig a little deeper into the profound mysteries of this Marian title. Continue reading


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St. Bartholomew the Mysterious Apostle

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Today is the feast day of St. Bartholomew the Apostle. Saint Bartholomew is one of the twelve Apostles and was introduced to Jesus through St. Phillip. Continue reading


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Top 10 American Catholic Authors: Part 2

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This blog is the final installment of a two part series. Click here to read “Top 10 American Catholic Authors: Part 1”. You do not have to read Part 1 in order to learn and enjoy Part 2. Continue reading


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Top 10 American Catholic Authors: Part 1

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Who comes to your mind when asked, “Can you name ten Catholic authors?” If you’re at all like me, then your mind probably goes straight to St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Augustine, St. Paul, Blessed John Paul II, and other men who are probably dead, white, and European. Continue reading


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St. Helena and Her Love for The Cross

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Today is the feast day of the champion of the True Cross: St. Helena. Saint Helena lived a monumental life and teaches us to have true love of the Cross of Christ. Continue reading


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Basic Mariology – Part 3: Perpetual Virginity

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This is the last installment of the “Basic Mariology” series. As I’m sure you can tell, I’m working backwards, from one of the latest declarations of the Church on Mary (Assumption of Mary 1950s) to one of the earliest declarations on Mary (Council of Constantinople II 553-554 AD). Continue reading


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Basic Mariology – Part 2: The Assumption of Mary

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Mary, the Mother of God, is by far one of the most controversial figures in the New Testament, in my opinion. Many Christians bicker over whether she was a virgin throughout life, sinless, and assumed into heaven. Continue reading


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Basic Mariology – Part 1: The Immaculate Conception

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The dogma of the Immaculate Conception is unique to the Roman Catholic Church. It is a dogma which clearly displays how theology develops over time and how we as church come to better understand God’s revelation. Continue reading


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