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The Sacred Heart of Jesus

 Today, May 30, we celebrate the feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus On the feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, we give special honor to the source and symbol of the love Our Saviour has for us. Celebrated the Friday after the feast of Corpus Christi, the feast day celebrates the devotion to the Heart of …

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The Importance of Cultural Knowledge

We just got our latest issue of Christian Retailing magazine and as I was flipping through pages I saw a very incongruous book cover. The book is an evangelical title on asking for and receiving the blessings God promises. The funny thing is that the cover features this work of art: No big deal, right? It’s just two peasants praying …

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Greg Willits on the Catholic New Media Celebration

http://catholicinformation.aquinasandmore.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/cnmc_20080521.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis post is the first in a series by bloggers and podcasters who are speaking at the Catholic New Media Celebration. The conference will be held in Atlanta on June 22. Between now and the conference will be featuring guest posters who will talk about the conference and the …

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Subway Shows How NOT to Hold a Contest at Your Store

From Michelle Malkin: The Subway sandwich corporation is holding a story-writing contest for kids. You can win athletic equipment, gift baskets, or sandwich shop cash cards. Except if you’re a homeschooled student in the “Untied (sic) States.” Perhaps they fear the homeschooled students will call attention to all their spelling errors. Looks like the Subway marketing department ought to hire …

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Boy Scout or Gentleman?

It seems that the modern world has lost the use of the word gentleman and what it is supposed to mean. When you think of a gentleman, what do you picture in your mind? Do you picture some nice young man holding open a door for the elderly? Or does your mind’s eye take you further back to a time …

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The "Source and Summit" – Sunday, May 25 is the Feast of Corpus Christi

“The Feast of the Holy Body and Blood of Christ, known as Corpus Christi, is Sunday, May 25” The Last Supper by De Juanes “The introduction of the feast (of Corpus Christi) can be traced back to a vision of St. Juliana of Mont-Cornillon who was born in Belgium in 1193 . . . known for her love of the Blessed Virgin, the sacred Passion, …

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Announcing the Catholic Summer Reading Program

“We are very pleased to announce the second year of the Catholic Summer Reading Program and our continuing official sponsorship of this exciting event. Catholic Summer Reading 2008 begins the first week of June and continues until September. Just in time for summer vacation! Why not take a great book with you and discover the rich treasure of Catholic literature? We’d like to invite …

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Catholic Gift Ideas for Father's Day

Father’s Day Card from Conception Abbey “Within the conjugal and family communion-community, the man is called upon to live his gift and role as husband and father. In his wife he sees the fulfillment of God’s intention: “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him,” and he makes his …

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San Damiano and Benedict Medal Articles

We just added a couple of new articles about the San Damiano Cross and the St. Benedict Medal to our site. Each article contains a history of the devotion as well as a Flash movie that you can click on to magnify sections of the item.

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