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These Aren’t New Year Resolutions

2014 Resolutions

I can’t remember ever making New Year’s resolutions. I see the rationale – the end of the year is a great mental time to start anew. This year with the major changes at Aquinas and More and an upcoming move to a new town for our family, I’ve been making changes throughout the year to get my life and business …

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Christmas Gift Wrap Still Exists

Christmas Gift Wrap

Have you noticed that finding real CHRISTMAS gift wrap is almost impossible anymore? Snowmen and trees and Santa are everywhere but the Nativity? Manger? Wise Men? They all seem to have gotten lost. And even if you are fortunate enough to find Christmas, instead of holiday, wrap, chances are it's made in China. China, where the government forcibly kills hundreds …

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Have You Seen the Adorable Saints in Training?

All Saints Party

We’ve been receiving great entries for our Saints-in-Training contest. Here are a few: Saint Anthony and the fish: St. Rose of Lima If your parish had an All Saints Day party,be sure to submit pictures of your adorable saints-in-training. You could win an engraved sterling medal from Aquinas and More. Just enter our Facebook contest and our fans will vote on the …

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Splendors of the Creed – a beautiful new book from Magnificat

The Creed. The foundation of the Faith. Magnificat Magazine has taken the Creed, and like an illuminated manuscript, embellished the words with gorgeous works of art and prayerful meditations on each sentence. Other features of this beautiful book include: – Commentary on each work of art – Poetry from famous poets including Gerard Manley Hopkins, Milton, Dante and more providing …

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Mary REALLY wants you to pray the rosary.

Tradition holds that when Mary gave the Rosary to St. Dominic and Blessed Alan de la Roche that she made 15 promises to those who devoutly pray the Rosary. These promises are: Whosoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary shall receive signal graces. I promise my special protection and the greatest graces to all those who …

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Behind the Counter #18 Ralph Martin and Joseph Bottum

http://traffic.libsyn.com/behindthecounter/01-05-13bottummartin17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday I'll be speaking with Joseph Bottum about his new book The Christmas Plains that is a kind of a memoir about Christmas growing up in South Dakota. I'll also be speaking with Ralph Martin about his new book Will Many Be Saved? This show is pre-recorded but you can …

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