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What exactly makes someone a saint?   Is it holiness or charity? Can anyone become a saint? Each saint of the Catholic Church has walked a unique, yet devout path, for their love of God. This January 24th we celebrate the feast day of St. Francis de Sales. A quick ... Read more...
"O Mary bright dawn of the  new world, Mother  of the living, to  you do we entrust  the cause of life:   Look down, O  Mother, upon the  vast numbers of  babies not allowed  to be born, of the  poor whose lives  are made difficult,  of men and women  who are victims  of brutal violence,  of the elderly and  the sick killed by  indifference or out  of misguided ... Read more...
I love going to Adoration. I didn’t always feel this way- at first sitting  there in the church felt empty and  boring. So I prayed for faith.   Slowly over time, all those things I  have read over the years came together Eucharistic miracles, lives of Saints, readings about visitations from ... Read more...
St. Francis of Assisi and St. Bonaventure The year was 1223 and society looked quite similar to the times we live in.  A man of God, who was simply trying to connect with his fellow friars and towns people conceived of an idea that would inspire  people to this very ... Read more...
Advent is meant to be a time when we prayerfully prepare to celebrate the coming of Christ. I want to share a few Advent traditions that I grew up with in case some of them can be helpful for your families. One great tradition that was consistent through the years for ... Read more...
What?!  I heard a bishop refer to the birth of a Christ as a revolution, not a time of cozy  sentiments. Initially, this kind of rocked  my world, as I really enjoy my Christmas  coziness. Upon further thought, though,  it makes perfect sense.   In Sunday’s gospel we’ll hear these words  ... Read more...
Do you believe in miracles? Here’s one that occurred on our  continent that will boost your faith  and increase your hope: the miracle  of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Her feast  day is December 12th. It is believed  that the Virgin Mary appeared to a  peasant named Juan Diego in 1531  ... Read more...
In the heart of every man lies a  question. It’s a question which tugs  at his heart as he prepares for his  wedding day and weighs on his heart  after a rough day at work or a sleepless  night with a crying baby. Every man,  whether he is conscious of ... Read more...
Do you ever feel that tug at your heart?   Do you ever have that coincidence  that you can’t explain? Do you ever say,  “Wow, that was Divine Intervention!”   God is calling you…   These are frequent questions people  have… but how do I pray? How can I have  a relationship ... Read more...