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Ian Rutherford is the President and founder of AquinasAndMore.com, one of the largest and oldest on-line Catholic stores. He lives with his lovely wife and eleven kids in northern Colorado.

What Are Sacramentals?

What is a sacramental

Sacramentals – What Are They and Why Are They Sacramentals are a deeply-rooted presence in the lives of Catholics – rosaries, holy water, scapulars, medals, devotions. Yet many people do not understand this aspect of the Catholic Faith. To some, sacramentals seem like an array of meaningless trinkets and gestures; to others, they seem like talismans and superstitions. Of course …

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Catholic Fathers’ Day Gift Ideas

Fathers' Day Gift Ideas

With Father’s Day just around the corner, finding the perfect gift for Dad is on everyone’s mind. Whether the Dad in your life is a new father with baby, or a grandfather spoiling the next generation, Aquinas has gift ideas for every Dad.

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Happy Birthday, Catholic Church!

Happy Birthday, it's Pentecost.

“When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed and resting on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance…

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What’s your Catholic passion? The Latin Mass

Thank you for having this Rose Chasuble available. It arrived with plenty of time to spare. There were many compliments given to Father. He was especially pleased with the quality and the color. St. John Paul II Parish

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Four Catholic Mothers’ Day gift ideas for you

Catholic Mothers' Day Gifts

On May 9th of 1914, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation, proclaiming the very first Mother’s Day—ushering in a great tradition of celebration, appreciation and angst-ridden gift shopping for people who have no clue what Mom wants. Why not ask Mom? Because Mom—who can seemingly handle any crisis, solve any problem, answer any question—is of absolutely no help in that regard:

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What’s your Catholic Passion? The Latin Mass

Hi Ian!  Here is a picture taken this past Sunday before the 10:30 Traditional Latin Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Wilmington DE.  I'm holding up my recently acquired 1962 Roman Catholic Daily Missal and Latin-English Tridentine Booklet Missal.  I'd rate both books 10/10, and your service 11/10!  Keep up the great work! Pax vobiscum! Jim

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