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You Go Into the Vineyard Too! Every Baptized Christian Has a Vocation and Mission

You Go Into the Vineyard Too! Every Baptized Christian Has a Vocation and Mission Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The Church is a seed, sign and beginning of the kingdom, making the kingdom present in a world which is wounded by the effects of sin but waiting ...

POPE: 'It is legitimate to halt the unjust aggressor'

POPE: 'It is legitimate to halt the unjust aggressor' Watch

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Answering a wide array of questions, which included the proper response to the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities by ...

Friendly overtures to Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) met with mixed response

Friendly overtures to Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) met with mixed response Watch

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The Leadership Conference of Women Religious, or LCWR is comprised of Catholic women religious who are leaders of their orders in the United ...

POPE IN SOUTH KOREA: 'Peace is not simply the absence of war, but the work of justice'

POPE IN SOUTH KOREA: 'Peace is not simply the absence of war, but the work of justice' Watch

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Pope Francis, in his first trip to Asia, addressed South Korean political and civic leaders and encouraged them to stay on a steady course ...

Will Suffering, Struggle, Failure and Pain Make us Bitter or Better?

Will Suffering, Struggle, Failure and Pain Make us Bitter or Better? Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

St. Paul was an extraordinary man and an extraordinary Christian. An Apostle, raised up out of the ordinary course, he accomplished great things ...

The Assumption or Dormition of the Mother of the Lord: What Does It Mean?

The Assumption or Dormition of the Mother of the Lord: What Does It Mean? Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

This event is a part of the naturally supernatural  progression in the life of the Blessed Virgin of Nazareth. Her Yes, her Fiat of surrendered ...

The Assumption: The Virgin Mary goes before us in the Order of Grace

The Assumption: The Virgin Mary goes before us in the Order of Grace Watch

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By Deacon F. K. Bartels

Let us this day renew our love for the Virgin Mary, who proceeds us in the order of grace, and who has travelled the path of life before her children ...

Pope Francis sends greeting to Chinese president en route to South Korean trip

Pope Francis sends greeting to Chinese president en route to South Korean trip Watch

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On his way to South Korea, Pope Francis bid China a friendly greeting. "Upon entering Chinese air space, I extend best wishes to your Excellency ...

Making bad situations worse in the Middle East

Making bad situations worse in the Middle East

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

The heart wrenching tragedies throughout the Middle East are not the United States' fault, that is, at least not entirely.

Pope Francis Calls for Prayers and Action

Pope Francis Calls for Prayers and Action Watch

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By Joseph J. Klock

In a series of tweets over recent days, Pope Francis has raised an alarm to the international community pleading for us to protect and pray for "all ...

Living Faith: Overcoming Pride and Opposition from the Good Through Prayer

Living Faith: Overcoming Pride and Opposition from the Good Through Prayer Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

As I reflect on the Gospel, I am made mindful once again of my proclivity to such fickle behavior. Without the grace of God, I can all too easily ...

Fear is Useless! As The World Shakes, Christians Offer an Unshakeable Kingdom

Fear is Useless! As The World Shakes, Christians Offer an Unshakeable Kingdom Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

It seems like we are being bombarded with news of catastrophes, crises wars, bloodshed and calamities on a daily basis. As a writer, preacher and ...

In a New Rome, Let us Imitate the Deacon Named Lawrence through Whom All of Rome Became Christian

In a New Rome, Let us Imitate the Deacon Named Lawrence through Whom All of Rome Became Christian Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

On August 10 in the Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar we usually commemorate the Deacon named Lawrence. Because of the secular calendar, the day ...

Cardinal sent to war-torn Iraq to meet with displaced Christians

Cardinal sent to war-torn Iraq to meet with displaced Christians Watch

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In response to the widespread slaughter of Christians in Iraq by Islamic State, Cardinal Fernando Filoni has been requested by Pope Francis to ...

The Catholic Pop Quiz! What's on your nightstand?

The Catholic Pop Quiz! What's on your nightstand?

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We have a treat for you! With official books approved by the Church, you can make some wonderful acquisitions for your library today, and we're here ...

Stop wasting time on mobile phones, Internet, Pope tells altar servers

Stop wasting time on mobile phones, Internet, Pope tells altar servers Watch

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Meeting 50,000 altar servers, mostly from Germany but also including those from Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania and northern Italy, Pope Francis ...

It is Time to Live the Feast of the Transfiguration

It is Time to Live the Feast of the Transfiguration Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

From the earliest centuries, the Christian Church emphasized the centrality of the Transfiguration of the Lord. Our experience of our life in the ...

Pope Francis on Joy, Resurrection, Evangelization and Prayer

Pope Francis on Joy, Resurrection, Evangelization and Prayer Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

One of the sad truths is that most Catholics - and other Christians - rarely read letters offered by the Pope. Many think they must be dry or too ...

Vatican aims to stop 'abuse' of the rite of peace during Mass

Vatican aims to stop 'abuse' of the rite of peace during Mass Watch

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The Rite of Peace is one ritual of the Mass that can sometimes contrast with the dignity and decorum of the ceremony. To reinforce the dignity and ...

Bible makes amazing gift sent to hopeful family

Bible makes amazing gift sent to hopeful family

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Some of our faithful readers may recall the publication of a letter which we received a several weeks ago from a family in Mexico, asking if we could ...

What a surprise! Pope unexpected dinner with the Jesuits for Feast of Saint Ignatius

What a surprise! Pope unexpected dinner with the Jesuits for Feast of Saint Ignatius

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By Elise Harris

Pope Francis ducked out of the Vatican on Thursday for yet another impromptu lunch, this time meeting up with his Jesuit brothers on St. Ignatius ...

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When the Spirit dwells in a person, from the moment in which that person has become prayer, he never leaves him. For the Spirit himself never ...

Nuclear weapons still threaten the world

Nuclear weapons still threaten the world

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

You are within 30 minutes of being incinerated from nuclear weapons!

What is the Kingdom of God? How do We Live in it Now?

What is the Kingdom of God? How do We Live in it Now? Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In Jesus Christ, the Kingdom has been inaugurated. We are members of the Body of Christ which makes it present as seed and sign in a world which ...

Why do Catholics love the crucifix so much?

Why do Catholics love the crucifix so much?

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The crucifix is a quintessentially Catholic icon. Although other Christians fondly and proudly display the cross, it is the crucifix that is largely ...

POPE: 'A man who is alone ends up bitter, not fruitful, and he gossips about others'

POPE: 'A man who is alone ends up bitter, not fruitful, and he gossips about others' Watch

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"A man who is alone ends up bitter, not fruitful, and he gossips about others." Those are the words of the Pope, speaking out during a meeting ...

UPROOTED: Largest displacement of worldwide religious communities reached last year

UPROOTED: Largest displacement of worldwide religious communities reached last year Watch

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The year of 2013 turned out to be a very grim year indeed for religious tolerance and diversity. Millions of Christians, Muslims, Hindus, and ...

Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

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By Catholic News Agency (News Consortium)

Lets all Pray that Pope Francis comes to visit us here in the United States of America.