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You Can’t Buy This Kind of Kudos

From a religious community that bought this St. Joseph Statue from us. Dear Aquinas & More, Peace of our Lord Jesus be with you! My name is —-, and I am a novice with the Brothers of the Beloved Disciple in the Archdiocese of San Antonio in Texas.  My community and I were very impressed with a few things: 1) the professional ...

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Go Traveling With St. James and Save Big on Summer Reading

Traveling the French Camino

Have you ever thought about going on a pilgrimage? The Feast of St. James is a great opportunity to think about this type of spiritual journey. St. James, known as James the Greater and one of the Apostles and a son of Zebedee—along with John—is known for many things, among them being generally considered the first of the Apostles to be martyred.

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First Communion Ring

I made my first Holy Communion many years ago, and I am curious about a tradition of giving a ring to a girl on her First Holy Communion. My mother told me a friend of hers explained it was a tradition in her ethnic group (Italian?) to give a girl a ring on the occasion of her first Communion.  My mother liked ...

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Win the Catholic Bible Dictionary

The Catholic Bible Dictionary

The Catholic Book Blogger is giving away a copy! If you don’t win it, you can order the Catholic Bible Dictionary from Aquinas and More. Here’s some information about it: A monumental new work from Dr. Scott Hahn and a “must have” for every Catholic home or parish library.  Dr. Scott Hahn, the internationally renowned Scripture scholar and theologian, has inspired millions with his astute insight into ...

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Cure For Your Kids’ Summer Blues

The Dangerous Book for Boys

So we're about half way through the summer and your kids have gone through every toy, video game and watched enough tv to burn the tv glow on to their eyeballs. And then it happens. A morose child drags himself into the kitchen and says, "Mom, I'm bored. What can I do that's fun?"

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What do you know about St. Benedict?

St. Benedict Writing the Rule

Saint Benedict of Nursi, a figure known famously for being a hermit and for his monastic life, was an extremely influential man during the fifth and sixth centuries A.D. While many people recognize him as the founder of the Benedictine order, in fact Saint Benedict had a profound and lasting impact on the Catholic Church as a whole and not ...

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