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Ann Ball – Rest in Peace

From CNA: Houston, Jun 9, 2008 / 05:45 pm (CNA).- Ann Ball, a prolific author who wrote lives of the saints alongside Catholic cookbooks, died of a heart attack shortly before midnight on Sunday, her family announced in an email. Though a schoolteacher for many years, she later took over the operation of a security company. Following a regular workday, she would dedicate …

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Who Are Those Early Church Fathers That Everyone is Talking About?

On June 27 we celebrate the feast day of St. Cyril of Jerusalem and on June 28 we celebrate the feast day of St. Irenaeus of Lyons. These are two of the greatest early Church Fathers (Apostolic Fathers) who helped to shape the life, the teachings and the spirituality of the young Catholic Church. St. Jerome Translating the Scriptures Fine Art …

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Just How "Private" is Your Private Information?

When you make a purchase with a website you probably assume that your personal information is not being farmed out to other organizations. If you read through company privacy policies, you will probably find that most state that they won't share your personal information with anyone. Recently I noticed something interesting about a major Catholic On-line store. Their privacy policy …

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Today We Remember St. Justin, Martyr

Today is the feast of St. Justin Martyr June 1 marks the feast day of St. Justin Martyr, an early father of the church and one of the first apologists for the Christian faith. Born at Neapolis around the year 100 A.D., Justin was born in a pagan society and was a pagan philosopher until he converted around the age …

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