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Blessed Imelda Look-Alike Contest

As part of our annual First Communion festivities, Aquinas and More Catholic Goods is holding a contest to find a model for its newest holy card. Blessed Imelda, a young Italian girl who lived in the fourteenth century, wanted to receive her first Communion at the age of five but had to wait until she was twelve. She died right …

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It's Lent Spring Training at Aquinas and More

This past Sunday used to be called Septuagesima Sunday and was considered the first warning of the Passion of our Lord because the liturgical colors changed to violet and the Alleluia and Gloria were dropped until Easter. So, you could consider it “Spring Training” time for Lent. Our pastor tells everyone to do four things every year during Lent: Spend …

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Magnificat Lenten Companion 2011 is available now!

The 2011 Magnificat Lenten Companion is now available but in limited quantities! There are only 200 available so these are going on a first come, first serve basis until they are gone. The companion is a rich spiritual guide which will accompany you daily through all of Lent. Get your copy of the Magnificat Lenten Companion now.

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It's Septua what?

Before the calendar was revised to create Ordinary Time (What about the liturgical year is just ordinary?) the Sundays leading up to Lent had much more interesting names than “The Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time.” Learn more about Septuagesima Sunday. http://www.aquinasandmore.com/catholic-articles/What-is-Septuagesima-Sunday-/article/344

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Magnificat and Magnifikid, the Perfect First Communion and RCIA Gift

We have the perfect gifts for First Communion, Confirmation and RCIA But there’s a problem. You have to order now. Yes, Lent is still three weeks away. Yes, Easter is still two months away. But if you don’t plan now, you will miss out. You see, this gift takes eight weeks to deliver, so planning ahead is crucial. What would …

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Say Goodbye to the New American Bible!

Finished. Done. Retired. Yes, the New American Bible that you are familiar with is going to be changing this year. Back in 1994, when I was only half way through college, someone decided that the existing translation of the Old Testament of the New American Bible was in need of a refresher. Why? What was wrong with it? The US …

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Create Your Own Holy Cards

We Print It! Personalized Holy Cards (Simple and Affordable) Aquinas and More is proud to offer a brand new printing service to help you with large events.  You now have the option to have cards printed with any image you want. We Print it! holy cards feature: 10pt. Matte and Gloss card stock finishes Front and back full-color printing Incredible …

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Pope Declares New YOUCAT Form of the Catechism "Extraordinary"

Rome – The religious education world is aghast today following the promotion of the new YOUCAT catechism to the level of an extraordinary form of religious instruction. Following years of work on the new catechism in secret, the Opus Dei albino monks and Cardinal Schonborn announced the new catechism in a media blitz led by the endorsement and singular declaration …

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YOUCAT – The Official World Youth Day Catechism!

I didn’t know anything about this project until tonight. But you can preorder YOUCAT from Aquinas and More now. Talk about a great Confirmation gift! Vatican City, Feb 3, 2011 / 01:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Pope has great expectations for the “Youcat,” a text designed to teach young people the ABC’s of Catholicism using a language tailored to their …

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How a Civilization Kills Itself, One Generation at a Time

On Monday our whole family went to Costco. We have nine kids under the age of twelve so there is almost a 100% chance that someone we don’t know will make a comment. We stopped for lunch at the Costco food court and ordered pizza (about the best you can buy). Sitting at the table behind us was an elderly …

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