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A Memorial Day Prayer

“Almighty God, we stand before You asking for Your divine protection. Embrace with Your invincible armour our loved ones in all branches of the service. Give them courage and strength against all enemies both spiritual and physical and hasten their safe journey back to their homes and families. Amen” From the Prayer for Those in the Service Holy Card

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A Most Admirable Life – St. Philip Neri

“Give me ten men really detached from the world, and I have the heart to believe I could convert the world with them.” -St. Philip Neri Too many people have yet to hear about St. Philip Neri, a man of both simplicity and remarkable effectiveness in preaching the Gospel and leading souls to Our Lord. This year we will see …

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Robin Hood: Robbin' History

I had many questions before I went to see Robin Hood. Would it be entertaining?  Yes, it was! Would the acting and special effects be good? Yes, they were! Would this be a fun way to learn about English history? Umm… As I left the theater I was slightly disappointed because the story was really good (except for Cate Blanchet …

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Catholic Summer Reading 2010 – An Update

We’d like to thank every one of our customers who sent in suggestions for the 2010 Catholic Summer Reading program. We were overwhelmed by the great response and your input helped us to make some superb selections for this year. The 2010 titles have been chosen and we will announce them on June 1st. That’s also about the same time …

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Inspiration for Catholic Moms – Our Interview with author Elizabeth Foss

We recently had the opportunity to interview Elizabeth Foss, co-author with Danielle Bean, of the wonderful new book Small Steps for Catholic Moms and the Companion Journal to the book – both are recently published by Faith and Family Books. If you haven’t had a chance to enter our Small Steps contest or just look at the adorable photos, now’s …

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A St. Joseph Home Selling Kit Which Is Faithfully Catholic!

Over the years we’ve had the occasional customer request one of those awful, plastic St. Joseph home selling kits which come from China – you know, the one that tells you to bury the statue upside down. As faithful Catholics, we’ve always had a problem with that. The burying the statue upside down thing is an old Italian folk tradition …

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We're Having a Sale to Celebrate May, the Month of Mary!

The Church dedicates the month of May each year to the Mother of Our Lord. In honor of this dedication, ALL our Marian books are on sale through the end of this month! Browse through our large selection of Marian Devotions books. Browse our Marian Theology books. Christians have been curious about, and fascinated by, the life of the Blessed …

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