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The Virgin Martyrs as Models of Purity

In our society the virtue of purity seems “old fashioned” or “prudish” to many. There is very little today that is considered scandalous. Sadly, our culture has mainstreamed many things that would have been considered improper, impure and unacceptable in days gone by.

Bombarded with sexualized images and content for so long, people are now desensitized to impurity. Unfortunately, this includes our impressionable young girls and our maturing young women. They no longer recognize many inappropriate and obscene things as offensive.

The virtue of Purity consists of much more than sexuality, but as we strive to raise children and grandchildren whose values and convictions reflect the heart of God, representing sexual purity becomes more challenging every day. Especially against the backdrop of our disordered culture.

In a culture where impurity assaults us, the Church offers many models of virtue to us and to our young women. They stand in stark contrast to the feminine role models offered to us by the disordered world.

Here are the inspiring stories of four virgin martyrs who suffered death rather than compromise their purity: Continue reading

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Watch How We Make Our Personalized Prayer Cards

Prayer cards are an important part of Catholic devotion and tradition. The small, devotional pictures depicting a religious scene or saint can be mass-produced and distributed among the faithful. They are a popular and practical way to encourage people to pray and live out their faith. Continue reading

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Praying Through Lent: Psalm 51

Psalm 51 is the famous psalm of King David that he composed after being rebuked by the prophet Nathan for his adultery with Bathsheba.  It is a lament “a passionate expression of grief,” and one of the seven penitential psalms … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Breastplate

              I bind unto myself today The strong Name of the Trinity, By invocation of the same, The Three in One and One in Three. I bind this day to me for ever. By … Continue reading

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Here at the Catholic Company we love what we do. . .  providing a great online Catholic shopping experience to Catholics all over the world.  We strive to deliver the best Catholic gifts and books and the best customer service … Continue reading

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