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With Holy Week Approaching, Let’s Turn to Our Lady of Sorrows

Seven Sorrows of Mary

Since the early middle ages, the Church in the West has celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows in mid-September, a devotion to the suffering and spiritual martyrdom of the Blessed Mother of Our Lord. The name Our Lady of Sorrows was first used by the Servites, or the Friar Servants of Mary, an order that was founded in 1233. The original intention of the order was a devotion to the Virgin Mary, in particular Our Lady of Sorrows.

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Saint Benedict for Children – Behind the Catholic Counter Episode 25

The Life of Saint Benedict Podcast

Welcome to episode 25 of the Behind the Catholic Counter Podcast. I'm Ian Rutherford, President of Aquinasnandmore.com. I interview Catholic authors, publishers and manufacturers to give you the latest news about great new Catholic books and gifts. You can listen to this and past episodes at aquinasandmore.com/podcast.

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Follow Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph Sale

Today is the Feast of Saint Joseph! The adoptive father of Christ, Saint Joseph is one of the most well-known and beloved saints. His role as a carpenter and worker is important, but as a father he stands alone. Saint Joseph’s role as the adoptive father of Christ was so important that he was given two feast days, one celebrating ...

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Five things you should know about Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick Day Blog Banner

Today is the Feast of Saint Patrick! One of the best known and most beloved saints, Saint Patrick is the patron of Ireland and the subject of many stories. He was influential in evangelizing the island of Ireland and became a bishop. He was born in Britain to Roman citizens, but captured by Irish slavers. After escaping, he became a cleric and eventually returned to Ireland to continue God's work.

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