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It's Our 9th Anniversary – Save 15% on Just About Everything

We’re Celebrating 9 Years in Business! Save 15% on your purchase this weekend in honor of our 9th Anniversary.   Browse All New Gifts and Religious Goods>>   New Fall Mystic Monk Coffees   Smooth and sweet! The creamy pumpkin flavor melds perfectly with cloves and aromatic spices, finishing with a warming aftertaste that will make even the coldest fall ...

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Once Upon a Time There Was a White Barn…

Colorado Springs was the first place I could call a permanent home because as a military brat I lived in two countries and four states before third grade. Colorado Springs “The Springs” is the second largest city in Colorado but still only has about 500k people. Part of the fun growing up here was that the city has personality. Whether ...

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Have You Heard of Catholicism?

  “Ever ancient, ever new” is a great way to describe the newest multi-media project about the Catholic Faith. Fr. Robert Barron of the Word on Fire Apostolate spent three years traveling around the world filming for Catholicism. This project, like the Great Adventure Bible Study is first and foremost a group study but also like the Great Adventure you ...

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Help a Cub Scout?

This is Andrew. He’s been a Cub Scout for three years and is now a Webelos Scout. Right now he’s working at raising money for his scouting activities for the year. Like Girl Scouts, the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts have to raise money for their activities. I think it’s great that they do this because it helps them gain ...

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75% of Catholics Don't Know WHAT?

Before I start off this newsletter I need to say a couple of things. First, this newsletter isn’t for you because you get our newsletter and already do know. According to a recent survey, 3 out of 4 adult Catholics don’t know that the Mass is changing this Advent. Second, this newsletter is for you to send to someone who ...

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Special Deal on Large Print Revised Standard Bibles

This Week We Have a Special for You When reading conditions are difficult, whether it be low light or impaired vision, a large print Bible can greatly improve the accessibility of Sacred Scripture.   Unfortunately, quality large print Bibles often lack many of the features a smaller Bible might have and they can cost a lot more; sometimes between sixty and ...

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Book of Saints for Catholic Moms Contest Winner!

Thank you all for entering the Book of Saints for Catholic Moms contest! There were a bunch of great guesses – Lisa’s guess of Jeanne de Chantal was the gutsiest but our winner from a random selection of those who followed the rules is…

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Who Has Known More Sorrow?

Each month on the Roman calendar is dedicated to a specific devotion. September is dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows.   During the Middle Ages the public functions of the Church and the popular devotions of the people were intimately connected. Lay people and religious assisted at the daily psalmody, the sacrifice of the Mass, the numerous processions, and were ...

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Would You Buy a Poster With the Revised Creeds

One of our vendors has created proofs for new posters with the revised Nicene and Apostles’ Creeds on them. He hasn’t sent them to production because he is worried that there won’t be enough interest. Please vote in our survey to let him know if you would buy one.

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Is St. Michael the God of War?

Do Catholics Have Their Own Mount Olympus? The Catholic practice of devotion to the saints can seem alienating to some people. We have Masses, say prayers, and celebrate feast days for them; we name our children and our churches after them. Altogether, veneration of the saints is a distinctly Catholic practice and one that seems especially confusing for those unfamiliar ...

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