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What you should know about Advent

The History of Advent

What is Advent? The word ‘Advent' is from the Latin ‘Adventus,' which means ‘coming.' Advent is the beginning of a new liturgical year (in the Western churches), and encompasses the span of time from the fourth Sunday before Christmas, until the Nativity of Our Lord is celebrated. The first Sunday of Advent is the Sunday nearest the feast of St. …

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Advent activities for your family with Holy Heroes

Holy Heroes Advent Adventures

It's almost Advent so I want to introduce you to Advent Adventures from the creators of the Glory Story saints. The Advent Adventures are perfect daily activities for your children to keep them involved in the Advent season and get them ready for Christmas.

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How to Bring Your Children Back to the Church


It's something we all dread as parents - having one of our children leave the Church. Brandon Vogt is a convert TO the Catholic Faith who is an author and speaker. When he talks at a church he is regularly asked for advice on how to bring back children who have left.

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Five books and DVDs for the month of All Souls

All Souls Book Recommendations

Since Purgatory ranks right up there with Mary among the most misunderstood doctrines of the Catholic Church, we've put together a list of resources to you both understand and explain Purgatory and praying for the dead during the month of November.

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Theology of All Souls Day

The Theology of All Souls Day

All Souls Day isn't as old as the Feast of All Saints but does date back more than 1000 years. The feast is celebrated to pray for the souls in Purgatory.

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Ever Wonder How a Saint is Made?

How to become a saint

The current process for declaring someone a saint was established by Pope John Paul II in 1983 in the document Divinus Perfectionis Magister. This document continued a process of simplification started by Pope Paul VI during Vatican II.

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