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The Most Popular Saint Medals and Their Meanings

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The Most Popular Saint Medals and Their Meanings

The Catholic faith uses medals to venerate major figures, places, and events in the history of Catholicism, as well as a form of holy protection. Some of these figures are saints who have played a notable role within the religion. Each medal has a specific meaning or purpose related to each saint.

Now About Them Hats

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Now About Them Hats

The Father of Lies attempts to identify the slogan ‘Make America Great Again’ with hate which brings death because, in reality, it is the exact opposite; it is intimately associated with Love that brings Life. The Enemy roams about the world seeking the destruction of Life because the Life in the womb is the very Image of God who is Love.

People are Amazing

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  • By Jacqueline Brown
People are Amazing

This past weekend my family and I went to Disney World. We live 2-3 hours away and are fortunate to go about twice a year. Every time we’ve gone for the last 2 years, we have tried to get fast passes for the Avatar Pandora ride, and every time we have failed. (For those who don’t know a fast pass lets you skip to the front of the line, everyone gets 3.)

Spiritual Motherhood, Reflections on the Thoughts of Fr. Joseph Aytona

Spiritual Motherhood, Reflections on the Thoughts of Fr. Joseph Aytona

The Role of Women in the Church is a publicly debated topic. The Catholic Church confirms that women cannot be Priests. What then is the role of women in the Church? Fr. Joseph Aytona writes about Spiritual Motherhood. In this blog I summarize and try to understand what spiritual motherhood consists of and what is the role of women in the Church and in the world.

See How She Loves Us: 50 Approved Apparitions of Our Lady by Joan Carroll Cruz

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  • By Linda Ronstadt
See How She Loves Us: 50 Approved Apparitions of Our Lady by Joan Carroll Cruz

See How She Loves Us is about the times in history when the Mary the Mother of God visited her people in a special way at a particular place and to a particular group of people. These approved apparitions reveal the depth of God's love for us and prove that heaven observes our daily activities and the motions of our heart. The events recorded in Cruz's 50 approved apparitions also express God's desire for the propagation of the Catholic Faith and our adherence to her merciful requests.