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Good Saint Nick

Many of us know the mythological version of St. Nicholas, better known as Santa Claus. While Santa isn't entirely and exclusively based on St. Nicholas, a significant amount of the legends and beliefs of the person of Santa Claus do come from the stories in St. Nicholas' life. St. Nicholas, whose feast day we celebrate in two and a half …

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Give Authentically Catholic Gifts This Christmas

“This year, give gifts that will be sure to please, as well as encourage people's Catholic faith!” Adoration of the Shepherd Each year at Christmastime, we remember God’s act of infinite love in sending the greatest of gifts to the world, His only Son Jesus Christ: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever …

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New Articles This Week at Aquinas and More

Are you trying to figure out which Catechism is best for you? Are you looking for a good study Bible? Interested in finding out where devotion to the saints began? Our latest articles on Aquinas and More are here to help! Learn About the Church Fathers Devotion to the Saints Resources for Theology of the Body The Ignatius Study Bible …

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Worth a Few Minutes of Your Time

If you didn't hear about this prior to the election, I'm sure you're not alone. One of the first things Obama has promised to do once he gets into office is to sign the Freedom of Choice Act. Not only would this act get rid of any current restrictions and limitations on abortion, it could also threaten to disallow hospitals …

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St. Josaphat Kuncevyc

You people of Vitebsk want to put me to death. You make ambushes for me everywhere, in the streets, on the bridges, on the highways, and in the marketplace. I am here among you as a shepherd, and you ought to know that I would be happy to give my life for you. I am ready to die for the …

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Learn About the Patroness of America

“December 12 is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas” Our Lady of Guadalupe Framed Picture Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of North America On December 9, 1531, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego, who was hurrying to Mass, on the hill of Tepeyac near Mexico City. She told Juan to ask his bishop …

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Dear America,

I am not a professional writer nor am I a political junkie. I have only had minimal direct involvement with elections, doing phone banks for Bush senior and Dole. I almost never put bumper stickers on my car and have never purchased a yard sign. I haven't been excited about a presidential election for as long as I have been …

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Celebrate the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On December 8, the Church celebrates the Immaculate Conception of Mary, created and born without the stain of original sin. Immaculate Conception Fine Art Print – by Murillo “Catholics sometimes puzzle over the meaning of [the Feast of the Immaculate Conception]. Many assume the Immaculate Conception refers to the Virgin birth, the grace whereby Mary, without loss of her virginity …

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Freedom and Voting

I have been thinking long and and hard lately about what Freedom means and where morality figures in. You can't legislate morality. It is given BY GOD. God created Morality, God created the desire for good. God also gave us the gift of free will. Because of the nature of original sin, Evil prevails in this life. It is far …

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The Latest Catholic Articles from Aquinas and More!

We are still adding new articles to our site each week, so that visitors to our site will have lots of good information on a variety of topics pertaining to Catholics today. To make sure you don't miss any of them, here's a list of the latest batch of articles! St. Albert the Great First Friday Devotion Catholic Advent Resources …

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