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Recognizing Jesus in the Eucharist: Reflection on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

By The Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki

On the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, known by its Latin name as Corpus Christi, celebrated this year on June 14th, Catholics all over the world joined together in the ancient tradition of carrying the Blessed Sacrament in procession through the public streets, not only as a sign of...

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The Importance of Community In Our Missionary Journey

By Christine Warner

To continually grow in faith and virtue, we need both a personal relationship with God and the support of our faith community. When it comes to our personal relationship with God, we must nurture it through prayer and the sacraments. While our faith starts at a personal level, we also need the ...

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Starting the Marian Consecration 33 Days to Morning Glory

By Christine Warner

Through consecration to Mary, we entrust our entire beings and lives to the protection, intercession, and guidance of our heavenly mother. This act of consecration to Mary has been a faith tradition since the beginning of the Church. Jesus himself entrusted his disciple John to Mary from the c...

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Our Spiritual Mother

By Fr. Michael Gaitley, M.I.C.

Mothers are experts at comforting their children. When I was a child and would scrape my knee while playing, it was mom who cleaned it, kissed it, and made it feel better. Or when I used to have to take medicine that didn’t taste so great, it was mom who would throw it in a milkshake s...

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The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

By Sr. Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, OP

One of the simplest yet most profound challenges Christ issued to His Church was spoken in these words: “unless you become as little children, you shall not enter the kingdom of heaven (Mt. 18:3).” If He was serious about this -- and when do we not take the Gospels seriously? -- we might po...

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The Hope We Have In the Resurrection

By Christine Warner

Let us never forget the hope we have in the Resurrection. In the midst of unprecedented times and worldwide pandemic, we are faced with challenges and changes that cause fear, anxiety, and grief. These reactions are warranted and natural, but we should not lose sight of the hope we have...

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