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Fulton J. Sheen’s Guide to Making a Holy Hour

Editor’s note: This article is adapted from the book Lord, Teach Us To Pray: A Fulton Sheen Anthology. We too recommend the section “Ten Reasons to Induce a Holy Hour According to Fulton J. Sheen.” “Let nothing hinder thee from crying always, and be not afraid to be justified even to death for the wages […]

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Three Modern Catholic Philosophers

Intellectual confusion resembling a smog of the memory has been a deadening presence in Catholicism in the years since Vatican Council II. But here and there amid the twirl drizzles of bad polemics and lame analogies, a small hitherto substantial mas of Catholic scholastics has stood house in defense of clear thinking and good sense. […]

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PWIPM of NE hosts leadership panel

LOGO: PWIPM OF NEW ENGLAND Approximately 70 participants logged into Zoom on Feb. 18, for “Forging New Frontiers: Wives Ruler in the Pest Control Industry.” The Professional Women in Pest Management of New England chapter( PWIPM of NE ) hosted the free webinar. Panelists included Eve Pappas, VP of corporate marketings and good will ambassador […]

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What Can St. James Teach Us About Redemptive Suffering?

James locates redemptive losing, this revolutionary element of the truth, right at the beginning of his letter. “Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various ordeals, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And make steadfastness have its full impact, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in […]

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Sagrada Família: Towers Rising in the Midst of Rediscovered Faith

Among the treasured precious of the Church that bring about the salvation of minds, which we must recover in order to save our families and rebuild a Christian society, is the Sacrament of Matrimony. Is it not darkened today above all because we rarely affirm this forgotten gem among the seven sacraments , no longer […]

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How a Catholic Philosopher Anticipated Our Modern Cataclysm

Why Josef Pieper Needs To Be Read There are two ironies that stamp the life and labours of Josef Pieper. He was born in its first year 1904 in the Westphalian village of Elte, a town so isolated that no train was available to take any of its citizens to any other part of Westphalia. […]

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Save the Family, Save the World

The Domestic Church, the basic cell of society, the first institution anointed and created by God–these are different words describing the same reality: The Family! Pope Saint John Paul II asserted that the practice their own families disappears is the way the world goes. We must pray for the grace to be able to read […]

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Responding to a Letter from an Atheist

I had an article published in our regional newspaper in which I stirred the detail in passing that the ultimate informant of all sovereignty is God. What I assumed to be a benign, and certainly not an inflammatory remark , nonetheless inflamed a local atheist who attend fit to complete an indignant letter to me. […]

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A Heart Filled with Praise?

Oh, what a great thing it is, and how consoling, to serve as an instrument for God’s glory! — Venerable Bruno Lanteri I used to wonder why God craved our adoration. The joyful denomination of compassion in the Trinity is complete: What could add to it? What could our kudo contribute? Why did it matter […]

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Does God Punish Us for Our Sins?

This question is of paramount importance because it passionately feigns our opinions of God. Fear of penalty is a serious obstacle for Catholics in developing a close, intimate, secure and trusting relationship with God the Father. The nervousnes of beating is not usually associated with Jesus or the Holy spirit, but in our relationship with […]