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What Do You Love Most About Being Catholic? Our Facebook Fans Respond

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Last week we shared a post on our Facebook page asking our fans what they love most about being Catholic. We received over 2,000 comments!
To put a spring in your Catholic step and to find out what your brothers and sisters in Christ appreciate about your shared faith, take a moment to read through a handful of them. Continue reading


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Blessed Imelda, Patroness of First Communicants

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When Imelda Lambertini was five years old, she asked to receive Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time. She loved Christ deeply, to the point of wondering, “Can anyone receive Jesus into his heart and not die?” However, as it was the year 1327, her request was out of the question. At that time children were not allowed to receive Holy Communion until they were at least 12 years old.

But she persisted. Continue reading


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Pope Francis’ Eucharistic Miracle in Argentina

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One recent account of a scientifically analyzed Eucharistic Miracle was witnessed by our own Pope Francis while he was Cardinal Bergoglio. We’ve included two accounts for you below, a blog article written about the miracle as well as a YouTube video by one of the witnesses. Hopefully reading and viewing these accounts will deepen your awe and reverence when receiving Holy Communion, and also encourage you to spend more time in Eucharistic Adoration. Continue reading


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Sacrament Spotlight: Holy Communion

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According to the Papal Encyclical Lumen Gentium, what is the “source and summit of the Christian life”? Hint: It’s not the Holy Spirit, the communion of saints, or the Holy See.

Answer: It’s the Eucharist!
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Mass: Heaven On Earth

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What is Heaven like? This is one of the biggest questions that has challenged not only Christians but non-believers as well. Millions of people have debated the answer to this question and some would say we are still not any closer to knowing the truth. Continue reading


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