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St. Joseph, Husband of Mary

February 28, 2009 The month of March is dedicated to St. Joseph, a wonderful example of faith for all Christians St. Joseph Framed Print March 19 – the Feast of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary What emanates from the figure of Saint Joseph is faith. Joseph of Nazareth is a “just man” because he totally “lives by faith.” He is ...

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New Articles from Aquinas and More

We have several wonderful articles recently added to our site. Check them out! Lent: The Way of the Cross The Meaning of Lent The Penitential Season of Lent Great Lent in the Eastern Church Shrovetide The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ Saints/Feast Days: Our Lady of Fatima St. Anthony of Padua St. Mark the Evangelist St. Joseph St. Patrick ...

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Bishop Bans Ashes in His Diocese!

Dateline: February 25, 2009 Today Bishop Eniman made the startling announcement that Ashes would no longer be permitted in his diocese. His Vicar General issued the following statement: Every year on Ash Wednesday we subject the general Catholic populace to Ashes. It’s even worse for those Catholics who think that Ash Wednesday, like Christmas and Easter, is one of the ...

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Welcome to First Communion Stories!

Thank you for visiting. We hope you enjoy reminiscing with others about their First Communion memories. This site was created so that Catholics could share fond memories and pictures of their First Communions with each other. If you have a story to share, please create an account and send us a story! Your story can be as long as you ...

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Lent Quiz Results!

Here are the eagerly awaited answers and results of our recent Lent quiz. We had nearly 1100 people take this quiz! Below the answers and results for each question, we’ve provided a bit of explanation for more information about each answer. 1. What is the liturgical color during Lent? Violet 92% of the people who answered got this one correct. ...

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The CPSIA Police Are Real

Today we heard from another Catholic store about CPSIA vigilantes. A couple of people came in to their store this week asking for copies of their CPSIA certificates. The store has empty bins and shelves with notes explaining where all their First Communion gifts went because of the law so they were okay. But what would have happened if they ...

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Get Ready for the Feast of St. Joseph

March is the month of St. Joseph, and the feast of St. Joseph is celebrated on March 19. St. Joseph Framed Print Learn more about St. Joseph with these great resources: St. Joseph Novena $2.75 Saint Joseph: His Life and His Role in the Church Today $11.95 Louise Bourassa Perrotta Joseph the Silent $9.95 Fr. Michael Gasnier, O.P. Tools from ...

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Don't Worry About the CPSIA – This Would NEVER Happen

Pretend for a second that the CPSIA law doesn’t really say what it says. Then pretend that there aren’t “safety” advocates out there just looking for blood in the water. Then pretend that these people won’t be contacting your local attorney general or the Consumer Product Safety Commission on their anonymous tip line. Got it? Then this email sent to ...

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What is a Catholic Seder?

Have you ever experienced a Passover seder? For many Catholics, seder meals are not a common part of their typical Holy Week traditions, but author and Jewish convert Meredith Gould believes they should be. In her wonderful book Come to the Table, she provides a thorough explanation and layout of Catholic Passover seders and the ties between Jewish traditions and ...

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