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June is the Month of the Sacred Heart

  As May was the month of Mary, our Blessed Mother, and June is the Month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, does it not follow that as May leads into June, Mary leads us to her the love of her Son, symbolized by His Sacred Heart? Love for the Eucharist Christ’s Sacred Heart of love is expressed most profoundly in …

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We Have Winners!

Thank for your all the wonderful stories again this year in our annual First Communion Story Contest. After a week of voting, we are please to announce a winner and tw0 runner-ups! 1st Place goes to: Denise Laubacher, with her heartfelt story, “A Very Special First Communion“. Denise has won a $100 gift certificate to Aquinas and More Catholic Goods. Runner …

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The Wisdom of John Paul II: Pentecost Sunday and the Eucharist

Spiritus Dómini replévit orbem terrárum, et hoc quod continet ómnia sciéntiam habet vocis, Alleluia. The Spirit of the Lord fills the whole world, and holds all things together and knows every word spoken by man, Alleluia. (Wisdom 1:7 – Entrance Antiphon for Mass for Pentecost. ) On this Pentecost Sunday, we are reminded of John Paul II’s talk on the  “Intrinsic Link …

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Last Day to Vote in our First Communion Stories Contest!

 Thanks for all the GREAT entries in our First Communion Story Contest! It’s the final day of voting! The winners will be announced on May 31st. Scroll through the site for the stories, or click on the links below.  Stories are listed in the order in which they were submitted. First Communion Stories My First Holy Communion A Very Special …

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The Night of the Grand-Slam of Sacraments

There is a long, twisting tale of how I finally made it to the wide world of Catholicism, but that isn’t the story for now. The story of my first communion, (also known as “The night of the grand-slam of sacraments” or…”Easter Vigil” to some) is the story of nerves. You see, I was fully prepared for the goings-on involved …

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A Mother's Memory

It was the Saturday before my daughter’s First Communion. My daughter was well catechized and had a clear understanding about this Sacrament. I was standing behind her, making final adjustments to her First Communion veil as I studied her reflection in the bathroom mirror. Suddenly – out of nowhere – I saw tears swelling up in her eyes. I asked …

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Last Day to Enter our First Communion Story Contest!

Do you want a chance to win $100 from Aquinas and More Catholic Goods? Enter our First Communion Story Contest, going on right now! Today is the last day you can tell us your story. You have until midnight on Monday, May 21.  Submit your unique story about your First Holy Communion by creating an account and then sending it in! Your …

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My First Holy Communion

When my husband and I were married in the Catholic Church 35 years ago, I was not a Catholic and my husband was not a practicing one. After we had been married 2 years we decided religion was what was missing out of our marriage. We began to attend church and after a year of attending I decided I wanted …

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My First communion

I grew Up In a rather poor family My Mother was a heavy drinker who never attended Mass so we never knew what it was.When I was Little I met a Nun Named Sister Helene Marie who rather quickly took me under her wing,she knew my sad situation with my Mother And How I was being mistreated.I told her I …

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The Feast Day of Blessed Imelda Lambertini

This past weekend celebrated the Feast Day of Blessed Imelda Lambertini. She is the Patron Saint of First Communicants.  Some church calendars list it as May 12, while other list it as May 13. More importantly, do you know the story of Blessed Imelda? Blessed Imelda was born in 1322 in Bologna, Italy. As an only child, she attended Mass …

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